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Nonprofit leadership Certificate

The Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Has Been Crafted for New Executives and Senior Management.

The CNM and SMU CAPE Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program has been expanded for nonprofit professionals who have demonstrated a high potential for leadership and a willingness to develop their talent for a greater organizational impact. The Nonprofit Leadership Certificate focuses on personal leadership development in an environment that allows you to collaborate and learn with your peers.

The Nonprofit Leadership Certificate program is ideal for candidates who meet the following criteria: participants should have five years of experience in the nonprofit sector, five years of management experience, be an aspiring executive leader who is currently in a senior management position and/or a first-time or new Executive Director/CEO.

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Some key elements of the program include:

  • Trust, A Leadership Necessity & Economic Driver
  • Building Talent in Self & Leadership Teams
  • Board Leadership, Governance, Ethics & Financial Transparency
  • Culture of Philanthropy and Succession Planning
  • Change Management
  • Leadership in Action 
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SMU Continuing and Professional Education Building
5538 SMU Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75206

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9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Lunch provided
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Priority Rate: $900
Regular Rate: $1.000

*Priority registration rate ends January 25, 2019.

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Session Dates:

  1. February 22, 2019
  2. March 8, 2019
  3. March 22, 2019
  4. April 5, 2019
  5. April 26, 2019
  6. May 10, 2019

For nearly 40 years, CNM has helped strengthen nonprofits by offering affordable education and management consulting services to our members. We broadened our mission in early 2015 to strengthen communities by connecting and engaging nonprofits and other stakeholders through thought leadership, management expertise and outcomes technology.

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