Upcoming Events

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NPDC Educational Programs 

For more information on the following programs, contact michaelwillmann@wmsh.com.

2-20-19 | Camden County College, Rohrer 106 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m
Fund Raising and Development: How to Get the Money You Need

Introduction to fundraising concepts, practices and tools, including creation and use of Endowments. Topics include understanding funding trends, classifying and motivating donors (i.e., individuals, business organization, funders, and foundations), creating and utilizing a Case Statement, and analyzing and deploying alternative fund raising strategies.

2-27-19 | Camden County College, Rohrer 106 | 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Elements of Successful Leadership: How to Motivate, Earn Trust, and Get Results

Explore the pathways to becoming a successful leader, including traits of successful leaders who motivate, earn trust, and get results. Topics include the responsibilities of key senior managers, the relationship between staff and board, and identification of key management issues.

3-4-19 | Camden County College, Rohrer 106 | 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Starting a Non-Profit Organization (NPO): What You Need to Know and What You Need to Do

A crash course in “everything” someone hoping to create an NPO needs to know.

3-11-19 | Camden County College, Rohrer 106 | 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Board Governance: What Every NPO Board Member Needs to Know

Learn how boards should (and actually) work, responsibilities of board membership, and legal expectations deriving from board members’ fiduciary responsibilities. Topics include recruiting and election, expectations (i.e., “Give, Get, or Get Off”), tools for evaluating board performance, succession planning, and term limits, and insurance requirements for NPOs, including Workers Comp, Officers & Directors, Errors and Omission, and General Liability.

3-18-19 | Camden County College, Rohrer 106 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Marketing the Small NPO on a Shoestring Budget: Using “Earned Media” and Collaboration

Includes two-dozen specific money-saving tips on making “earned media” (public relations) work for you. Plus two-dozen additional tips on how to collaborate with other organizations to lighten your load. Remember: in order to get people to sit up and take notice, YOU have to sit up and take notice of what makes people sit up and take notice!

3-21-19 | Salem Community College, Donaghay 106 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Introduction to NPO Management: What You Need to Know and What You Need to Do

A crash course in “everything” someone stepping into an NPO environment needs to know.

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3-25-19 | Camden County College, Rohrer 106 | 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Public Speaking for NPO Pros: Looking Good and Sounding Good

Simply being “on the side of the angels” doesn’t guarantee that you’re good at telling your organization’s story. Learn how to look and sound your best at the podium and in front of a microphone. Covers everything from Aristotle’s lessons on effective presentation tactics to the famous 55-38-7 rule, to how to avoid being overcome by “nerves.”

4-18-19 | Salem Community College, Donaghay 106 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Fund Raising and Development: How to Get the Money You Need

Introduction to fundraising concepts, practices and tools, including creation and use of Endowments. Topics include understanding funding trends, classifying and motivating donors (i.e., individuals, business organization, funders, and foundations), creating and utilizing a Case Statement, and analyzing and deploying alternative fund raising strategies.

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5-16-19 | Salem Community College, Donaghy 106 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Board Governance: What Every NPO Board Member Needs to Know

Learn how boards should (and actually) work, responsibilities of board membership, and legal expectations deriving from board members’ fiduciary responsibilities. Topics include recruiting and election, expectations (i.e., “Give, Get, or Get Off”), tools for evaluating board performance, succession planning, and term limits, and insurance requirements for NPOs, including Workers Comp, Officers & Directors, Errors and Omission, and General Liability.

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6-20-19 | Salem Community College, Donaghy 106 | 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Human Resources and Employment Law: Understanding Workplace Laws and Creating a Positive Work Environment

Introduction to the role of HR in Non Profit Management. Topics include understanding workplace laws and legal relationships, including creation of an Employee Handbook, creating a positive work environment, and utilizing a step-by-step process for addressing performance problems and making best hiring decisions. Additional topics include FMLA, ADA, diversity inclusion in hiring, “firing without fear,” at-will employment, discrimination investigations (including potential classes), and medical marijuana.

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7-10-19 | Camden County College, Rohrer 106 | 2:00 - 5:00 p.m
Strategic Planning:If You Don’t Know Where You Want to Go, You Can’t Get There

Learn how to develop a stakeholder-driven Strategic Plan that can establish and drive board decision-making. Topics include gathering stakeholder data, creating a SWOT analysis, developing a shared vision, establishing strategic goals, creating a complementary tactical menus, friend-raising, organizational life cycles, and evaluating program and organizational effectiveness.

7-17-19 | Camden County College, Rohrer 106 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m
Fund Raising and Development: How to Get the Money You Need

Introduction to fundraising concepts, practices and tools, including creation and use of Endowments. Topics include understanding funding trends, classifying and motivating donors (i.e., individuals, business organization, funders, and foundations), creating and utilizing a Case Statement, and analyzing and deploying alternative fund raising strategies.

7- 24-19 | Camden County College, Rohrer 106 | 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Elements of Successful Leadership: How to Motivate, Earn Trust, and Get Results

Explore the pathways to becoming a successful leader, including traits of successful leaders who motivate, earn trust, and get results. Topics include the responsibilities of key senior managers, the relationship between staff and board, and identification of key management issues.

7-29-19 | Camden County College, Rohrer 106 | 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Starting a Non-Profit Organization (NPO): What You Need to Know and What You Need to Do

A crash course in “everything” someone hoping to create an NPO needs to know.

8-2-19 | Camden County College, Rohrer 106 | 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Board Governance: What Every NPO Board Member Needs to Know

Learn how boards should (and actually) work, responsibilities of board membership, and legal expectations deriving from board members’ fiduciary responsibilities. Topics include recruiting and election, expectations (i.e., “Give, Get, or Get Off”), tools for evaluating board performance, succession planning, and term limits, and insurance requirements for NPOs, including Workers Comp, Officers & Directors, Errors and Omission, and General Liability.

8-9-19 | Camden County College, Rohrer 106 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Marketing the Small NPO on a Shoestring Budget: Using “Earned Media” and Collaboration

Includes two-dozen specific money-saving tips on making “earned media” (public relations) work for you. Plus two-dozen additional tips on how to collaborate with other organizations to lighten your load. Remember: in order to get people to sit up and take notice, YOU have to sit up and take notice of what makes people sit up and take notice!

8-16-19 | Camden County College, Rohrer 106 | 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Public Speaking for NPO Pros: Looking Good and Sounding Good

Simply being “on the side of the angels” doesn’t guarantee that you’re good at telling your organization’s story. Learn how to look and sound your best at the podium and in front of a microphone. Covers everything from Aristotle’s lessons on effective presentation tactics to the famous 55-38-7 rule, to how to avoid being overcome by “nerves.”