Human Resources Fundamentals for Nonprofits

A comprehensive certificate course covering the entire employee life cycle.

About this event

In-person program with no virtual/hybrid option.

This interactive 12-hour certificate program, facilitated by experienced HR professionals, will provide participants with deep insight into all major aspects of human resources, including onboarding, compensation, employee engagement, performance management, HR compliance and talent acquisition.

Understanding of:

  • Increased human resources skills can lead to higher performance levels for HR professionals and improved effectiveness of nonprofit leaders.
  • Enhanced knowledge of human resources laws and regulations to prevent potential litigation and audit issues.

Participants must attend both sessions.

This event is sold out. We invite you to check out other CNM trainings and events, or request a custom training.

Location: Center for Nonprofit Management 

1000 North Alameda Street, Suite A

Los Angeles, CA 90012

Who Should Attend: Nonprofit human resources professionals with up to three years of experience, and/or anyone in a nonprofit management role who desires to expand their knowledge around human resources topics.

This program meets on the following Tuesdays from 9:00am to 4:00pm PT:

  1. October 17, 2023
  2. November 7, 2023

Please note that Eventbrite will only populate your calendar automatically for the first session. You will need to manually add the second one to your calendar.

Registration Fee:

  • Early Bird : $299 (ends on 10/3/23)
  • General Admission: $325


If you are a CNM member or scholarship recipient, please send an email to [email protected] to receive your discount code.

Certificate Program:

This 2-session certificate program consists of two 6-hour sessions with presentations, group discussions, and group activities. This is an opportunity to do a deep dive into nonprofit human resources fundamentals and leave with the tools that you can put into practice immediately.

Main Instructor

Clark Souers – CEO & Founder, Expert Effect

Clark founded Expert Effect not only to provide human resources excellence for a minimal investment, but also to surround actors, athletes, professionals, and high-performing students with a team of stress-resiliency experts. Prior to launching his company, he held several HR leadership roles in the entertainment, hotel, and nonprofit industries. In the nonprofit sector, Clark held senior-level HR positions with Community Partners and Penny Lane, both with employee populations of more than 500 employees. A visionary about supporting people and organizations in a complex world, Clark has been interviewed by journalists and has spoken at high profile industry conferences, DisruptHR, and for large companies about stress-resiliency, time effectiveness, relationships, human resources, and leadership.


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