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Nonprofit Skills and trade;: Strategic Planning for Board Members

Nonprofit Skills and trade;: Strategic Planning for Board Members

Time limit: 90 days

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Full course description

This course, aimed at nonprofit board members, is designed to help them apply basic strategic-planning skills to their nonprofit organizations. Self-paced and highly interactive, the course covers the six stages of the formal strategic planning process — Preparation; Mission and Vision; Strategic Assessment; Strategy Formulation; Implementation; and Evaluation — as well as approaches for rapidly developing strategies for situations not anticipated by the strategic plan. It includes three case studies that allow learners to apply what they have learned to real-world situations and it allows learners to download materials that they can use to develop strategies for their own organizations.


Learning Outcomes:

Take an active role, along with your fellow board members, in developing your organization's strategic plan

Decide which strategic position is appropriate to your organization's needs and mission

Conduct a SWOT analysis of your organization

Make decisions that maximize your organization's competitive advantage

Formulate strategic goals and pair them with appropriate SMART objectives

Use a strategy screen to make decisions about situations that were not anticipated in the strategic plan

Choose appropriate Key Performance Indicators to evaluate the success of your organization's strategy



IACET CEUs: 0.3 (Contact Hours: 3 hours)

HRCI Credits: 3 (Type: General)


CFRE Points: 3


Estimated time to complete: 3 hours