Supervising for Success: Challenges and Change

Build your confidence around handling challenging conversations.

About this event

In this two-session class, you’ll learn and practice proven communication methods that can help you, as a supervisor, keep your team on track. We will explore how timely and well-delivered feedback contributes to improved employee performance and can help you build a stronger team.

This event is sold out. We welcome you to register for “Challenges and Change” on November 2, or check out other CNM trainings and events.

Topics include:

  • Active Listening
  • Identifying the Root Problem
  • SBIN/LAR framework for giving and receiving feedback
  • Preparing for and having difficult conversations
  • Performance reviews – year-around (personal/professional development)
  • Supervising during continual change
  • Employee motivation and burnout

Who Should Attend: This seminar is designed for Nonprofit Supervisors, Directors, Managers, and other nonprofit leaders at all levels of experience.

This program meets on the following Thursdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm:

  • August 3, 2023
  • August 10, 2023

Please note that Eventbrite will only populate your calendar automatically for the first session. You will need to manually add to your calendar the 2nd session.

Registration Fee:

  • Early Bird : $175 (ends on 07/27)
  • General Admission: $199

Scholarships

If you are a CNM Member or Scholarship Recipient, please send an email to [email protected] to receive your discount code.

Virtual Seminar

Optimized for the virtual environment, this two day (½ days) seminar will consist of presentations, group discussions, breakout group sessions, polls and short breaks. This is an opportunity to do a deep dive on a new topic and leave with tools that you can put in to practice immediately.

Instructors

Alda Merino-Caan, JD – Lead Strategist, Center for Nonprofit Management

Alda has over a decade’s worth of experience in the nonprofit realm delivering training and professional development, advising nonprofit leadership, and designing successful and sustainable programs. As an attorney and human rights advocate with a background in grassroots community organizing and international collaboration, Alda brings a diverse perspective to her work with CNM. In her Strategist role, Alda engages in research and evaluation, capacity strengthening, and consulting around organizational assessment and development, strategic planning, process and impact evaluation, and serving community-identified priorities. She facilitates training, coaches, and provides technical assistance around board development and governance, cultural humility, fund and resource development, strategic planning, supervision, and wellness. Her clientele consists of nonprofit and community leaders, board members, funders, government agencies, healthcare, and mental health providers, and other entities investing in and/or partnering with the nonprofit sector.

Patricia Navarro – Learning & Events Manager, Center for Nonprofit Management

Patricia brings to CNM more than 15 years of experience supporting the nonprofit community. Her passion to empower people by helping them to learn and grow has been what drives her in the different roles she has played. Patricia has coordinated and managed trainings, events, and conferences; she has coached adult learners and managers; and she has facilitated trainings for volunteers and clients – all of which she has conducted in both English and Spanish. At CNM, Patricia oversees certification programs, administration of scholarship grants, and customized trainings. She is a key part of the team that coordinates CNM’s seminars, workshops, events, and the 501(c)onference. She holds a B.S. from ITESM, a prestigious university in Mexico, and is a Certified Coach by Goldvarg Consulting Group (an ICF accredited program).

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