Monday, September 21, 2020 from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM PDT
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Nonprofit Seminar: Management Tools - 09/21/2020 - C0405

Good management practices are key to success for nonprofits and are often ignored. This course discusses the necessary actions and documents to support good nonprofit management. The roles and responsibilities of the Board & Executive Director are also described. Since volunteers are so critical to a nonprofit, working with volunteers and staff is emphasized. Helpful management tools are provided, including an exercise on effective communication methods that are important in nonprofit businesses.

Key Topics:

  • Fundamental Documents Needed
  • Board & Executive Director Roles and  Responsibilities
  • Working with Volunteers & Staff
  • Helpful Management Tools
  • Effective Communication

Learning Outcomes

  • How to have an effective Board and Staff
  • What motivates volunteers and how to recruit them
  • Communication styles for different situations
  • Effective meetings

What People Are Saying About This Class:

    "Wish I had come earlier in my nonprofit’s development"

    "Made me think about how to manage"

    "What was valuable was the insight of someone's experience & wisdom of what is important"


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Registration fee: $25.00

Veterans: Free admission is available for this class.  Click Here for details.

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If you have trouble registering, send an email to info@svscore.org


About the Speaker

John Edwards

Dr. John Edwards has over 30 years of management experience with both for-profit and nonprofit businesses. His industrial experience was in the semiconductor industry where he worked for startups, medium-sized and large companies. In the nonprofit world, John has run nonprofits and has been board chair for two. He has more than 20 years’ experience as a SCORE counselor, mentor and lecturer during which time he has worked with more than 1000 business owners in all stages of the business cycle—including startup, growth, turn-around and sale. John teaches numerous business courses and seminars that emphasize innovation, entrepreneurship and business-planning needs for both profit and nonprofit businesses. As a SCORE mentor, John specializes in helping nonprofit businesses.

Counseling for Nonprofits:

Silicon Valley SCORE members with nonprofit experience in Silicon Valley, offer counseling for nonprofits. Counseling sessions can be requested with the following experienced members: Ted Cooper, Frank De Turris, Bharat Desai, John Edwards, Bob Goedjen, Susan Hayes, Ray Noble, Karun Shimoga, Pamela Vavra, and Neal Weinstein.