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October 2017

Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting – October 2017: BLF 2017 Pre-Session

October 18 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until October 18, 2017

Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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To better meet the ongoing need for governance training among nonprofit organizations throughout the country, BoardSource has created the Certificate of Nonprofit Board Consulting. This three-day course is designed to heighten the skills and abilities of those who currently, or would like to, consult and train nonprofit boards of directors on governance issues.

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Certificate of Nonprofit Board Leadership for Board Officers: BLF 2017 Pre-Session

October 18 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Nonprofit board officers play an essential role in advancing the work of a nonprofit organization through their strong and effective leadership. In this session, we will explore the practice of transformative governance, including strategic board composition, effective board culture, and monitoring and embracing innovation.

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Leadership Certificate for Nonprofit Chief Executives: BLF 2017 Pre-Session

October 18 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Given their many responsibilities, it’s very important that chief executives work effectively and efficiently to build a constructive partnership with their boards. This training is designed to help you do just that by providing you with practical approaches to some of the most challenging aspects of the job.

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Purpose-Driven Practice: A Day of Learning and Sharing for BoardSource Consultant Members: BLF 2017 Pre-Session

October 18 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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$199

2017 has been a year of change for nonprofits — some actual, some proposed. This consultants-only day will help you help your clients navigate those changes. We’ll discuss consulting strategies and frameworks, trends and challenges, as we engage in networking, peer learning, and problem-solving — all in support of the purpose-driven work you do.

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The Board’s Role in Fundraising: BLF 2017 Pre-Session

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Free

Board leadership is critical to fundraising success. Is your board comfortable in its fundraising role? Do your members know the steps to successful fundraising and that is really not about asking for money? Do you know how to engage your board in fundraising? This interactive workshop will answer these questions and identify resources that help your board fulfill its fundraising responsibility.

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2017 BoardSource Leadership Forum

October 19 @ 8:00 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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The BoardSource Leadership Forum is a conference focused on nonprofit leadership at the highest level – the board of directors. Every two years, we gather more than 800 board members, chief executives, staff, and nonprofit professionals for two days to discuss the newest thinking and best practices in nonprofit governance. Through plenary sessions, workshops, discussions, presentations, and networking events, our participants learn how to guide their organizations toward greater impact and mission fulfillment.

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November 2017

Webinar 101: Finding the Elusive CPI + 5% Investment Return

November 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For most nonprofits striving to meet a 7 to 8 percent total return in this low-return investment environment, a traditional investment portfolio and investment management approach isn’t cutting it. Join Russell Investments to learn about the fundamental building blocks required to pursue CPI + 5% and other dynamic portfolio management strategies.

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Board Management E-learning Workshop 

November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Understanding Programs: A Great Unrecognized Correlate to Board Excellence — What You Should Do About It

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Webinar 101: Growing the Board-Staff Partnership

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

We know having a strong board-staff partnership is critically important to the success of a nonprofit, but, unfortunately, it’s often more easily said than done. This webinar is designed to help you build and grow a strong partnership.

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Webinar 201: Succession Planning: A Roadmap for the Changes to Come

November 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Leadership transition represents the most vulnerable point in the evolution of any nonprofit. Succession planning ensures the changes to come will be strategic and conducive to your success. Join us to learn of methods used to prepare for leadership transition.

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