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Fall 2018 Term

Registration Deadline: September 24, 2018
Modules Begin: October 1, 2018

Modules

Build Your Brand Value

Branding is one of the most powerful tools in an organization’s toolbox, and one that can be largely overlooked. This module is designed to help Christian leaders understand what branding is and why it matters to their organization. It will help participants create consistent brand experiences and build long-term value in their organization. Upon completion, the participant should have a better understanding of the principles of branding and how they can•strengthen their organization by driving its success and impact.
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Faculty: Suzanne Currier - Strategy Director, Kumveka
Category: Marketing & Communications

Last Day to Register: Sep 24, 2018
Module Start Date: Oct 01, 2018

Strategies for Acquiring and Retaining Talent

This module will equip you to strategically acquire and retain the talented people your nonprofit organization needs. It will help you to develop and maintain a defined talent acquisition lifecycle process. It will explore talent sourcing in today’s dramatically changing labor market, and how to recruit across generations and disciplinary backgrounds. Planning well is critical, and this module explores target planning that employs an aligned biblical framework for talent acquisition and targeting. It also examines critical HR issues like rewards, incentives and the importance of shared cultural values, as they are vital supports to employee performance and retention. Ultimately, a strong talent acquisition and retention program should result in high performance and continuous improvement throughout the organization.
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Faculty: Ray Chung - Human Resources Manager, HOPE International
Category: People Management & Care

Last Day to Register: Sep 24, 2018
Module Start Date: Oct 01, 2018

Applying the 5 Languages of Appreciation in Your Workplace

Every member of your team wants to be valued and appreciated. This module examines the importance of individuals on your team feeling truly appreciated in their work setting, and offer ways to clearly and convincingly express appreciation in the workplace. We will examine the negative impact of a work culture that doesn’t communicate value to employees. Then utilizing The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace and related resources, this module offers supervisors, directors and employees of nonprofit organizations a better understanding of authentic appreciation, including how to communicate appreciation effectively and how to overcome common obstacles to implementing these proven principles.
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Faculty: Dan Agne - Owner & Principal Consultant, The Agne Group, LLC
Category: Executive Leadership

Last Day to Register: Sep 24, 2018
Module Start Date: Oct 01, 2018

Growing Grant Income

Grant income should be a part of your organization’s development strategy. But do you know where to start? This module is designed to provide development professionals and ministry leaders with a solid understanding of the role grants can and should play in a ministry. It will equip you with the tools and experience to set up an efficient grants program, find potential grant opportunities, secure grants and develop lasting partnerships with foundations. It will also help you t•o develop a personal philosophy of transformational/biblical grant-seeking.
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Faculty: Amy Karjala - Content and Assessment, RevJen Group
Category: Resource Development

Last Day to Register: Sep 24, 2018
Module Start Date: Oct 01, 2018

CCNL Leadership

The module is designed to provide the leader of a nonprofit organization an executive-level view of what is required for God-honoring personal, organizational and board leadership. Creating a roadmap, this module lifts a leader to higher thinking about the role of executive leadership and how senior leaders influence others, the organization, the board and those the organization exists to serve. This module is required for all those participating in the CCNL program. (Three sessions in Leadership; two sessions in Board Governance)...
Faculty: Tami Heim - President / CEO
Category: CCNL

Last Day to Register: Sep 24, 2018
Module Start Date: Oct 01, 2018