Producing Catalytic Change in Your Board
This module is designed to explore and activate meaningful board change. We will explore the nature of board dysfunctions and gain new insight into the nature of the change process. We will learn how to assess a board’s culture and how to develop a roadmap for change. The module will also go beyond the theoretical, as each participant will actually develop a template for changing his or her board. It will also provide something of a laboratory for change. Upon completion, the participant will not only have increased insight but will have built the framework of a template for producing change specific to his or her board….
Faculty: Tom Okarma – Author, Speaker, Nonprofit Board and Leadership Coach
Category: Board Governance
The Steward Leader
What does it mean to be a Steward Leader? In this module you will be introduced to the Steward Leader model of Christian leadership, in both theory and practice. This module will explain why it is an advance in leadership theory and practice, while drawing extensively from biblical understandings of both discipleship and leadership. We will define the core question the Steward Leader model seeks to answer, and explore how it fits within the spectrum of leadership models and theory. Most importantly, this module will help you examine your own leadership journey, and practically apply the Steward Leader model. At the end of this module you will be able to articulate your own understanding of what it means to be a Steward Leader….
Faculty: Tami Heim – CCNL, President/CEO, Christian Leadership Alliance
Category: Executive Leadership
The module is designed to provide the leader of a nonprofit organization an executive-level view of what is required for the God-honoring stewardship of finance, tax, legal and people management and care. The attention to these foundational aspects of leading a ministry well is essential to establishing excellence and transparency. This module is required for all those participating in the CCNL program and is highly recommended for all executive directors, CEOs, COOs, CFOs and Human Resource Executives. (Two sessions in Financial Management; one session in Tax & Legal; two sessions in People Management & Care)…
Faculty: Lisa Cooper – CCNL, MSOL, Director of Volunteer and Family Services, Habitat for Humanity
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 to develop a personal philosophy of transformational/biblical grant-seeking.
Faculty: Debbie DiVirgilio, CCNL – MDiv, MNM, GPC, CGT, President, Faith Based Nonprofit Resource Center
Category: Resource Development