Leadership in a Nonprofit Organization
What is leadership? Why is it important? What is required to be a nonprofit leader? Consider the foundations of leadership, and examine how to be a successful and effective nonprofit leader.
Who Should Attend
This workshop is intended for adults seeking to gain a basic understanding of leadership in a nonprofit setting. It is best suited for learners with a basic understanding of nonprofit organizations.
Benefits and Learning Outcomes
- Define leadership and explain its importance
- Distinguish between some of the better-known leadership theories (Fieldler’s contingency theory; Path-goal theory; Vroom-Yetton-Jago theory)
- Distinguish leadership from management and administration
- Explain the role of ethics in leadership
- Identify the positives and negatives surrounding the charismatic leadership
- Recognize the importance of training, learning and role-playing in leadership
- Describe the impending leadership shortage in the non-profit sector and discuss possible solutions to the problem
- Discuss the seven bases for leadership
- Explain why formal authority alone does not guarantee leadership
- Explain leadership issues that are especially important in the nonprofit environment
- Discuss the nine key qualities for leadership
- Describe the leadership qualities that nonprofit leaders feel are important for success
- Identify the five central skills needed for effective leadership and explain ways to strengthen or develop those skills in a leader
This workshop is self-paced and online. You will have access to this workshop for 30 days. Upon successful completion, you will receive a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Continuing Education completion verification.
Learners must score an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit.