Henry W. Bloch School of Management

Envisioning Your Future: Strategic Planning for the Nonprofit Agency

Acquire the tools to conduct your own strategic planning process

Many nonprofit agencies find themselves so busy reacting to change and trying to survive that there never seems to be time left to plan ahead for a better future. The purpose of this seminar is to help break that cycle. It encourages agencies to get off the treadmill of day-to-day activities, deadlines and responsibilities, and to take a look at the bigger picture: Where are we now? Where do we want to be? How do we get there? How do we measure our results?

This one-day seminar presents a strategic planning process through which any agency, regardless of size and resources, can develop a picture of what it would like to become and begin organizing to achieve this vision

Date: TBA

Seminar Content:

  • An overview of strategic planning and how it can help nonprofit agencies do a better job of managing change and planning for the future.
  • A comprehensive planning process for different agency settings that is “user friendly” for agencies that do not have the luxury of spending months and months on planning.
  • Participation in “hands on” sessions; apply the principles you learned in the design and development of your own agency’s strategic plan.

Fee Information: $200 for one, and $175 for each additional agency representative (Fee includes light breakfast, lunch and seminar materials)

Faculty: John Deadwyler, President of Bernard Consulting Group, Inc. and Senior Fellow of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership.

Location: University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC), Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership Resource Center, 4747 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri (Conference Room 210), Kansas City, Missouri

 

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Full refunds will be given when cancellations are made at least five working days before the first class session. A $50 cancellation fee will be deducted from refunds when notification occurs fewer than five working days before class begins. No refunds will be made after the first session has begun.

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