Essentials for Effective Supervision

Supervising for Success: Essentials for Effective Supervision

Strengthen your foundational skills and tools as a new or experienced supervisor.

About this event

Supervising people presents challenges as well as opportunities for growth. This seminar is designed for both new and experienced nonprofit supervisors and those who have had no formal training for their role. In this two-session class, you’ll sharpen your skills to better plan and prioritize, communicate with and motivate your staff, and network and learn from other supervisors. Come away with new approaches for working with your team to best accomplish your goals.

Topics include:

  • Role of the supervisor
  • Managing relationships, coming from peers
  • Setting priorities and expectations
  • Navigating the changing workplace
  • Supervising employees remotely and hybrid
  • Communication styles

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 Wednesdays from 9:00am to 12:00pm:

  • May 24, 2023
  • May 31, 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 5/17)
  • 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.

Leslie Robin – Senior Strategist, Center for Nonprofit Management

Leslie Robin is a coach, consultant, and trainer with over 30 years of expertise in the nonprofit philanthropic field at the local and national levels. At CNM, Leslie utilizes her consulting, training, and executive coaching skills to support the nonprofit industry and its leaders to address emerging issues. Leslie oversees CNM Leadership Development programs to equip managers and leaders with the skills necessary to lead a diverse and changing workplace. She is a trailblazer in fostering change and meeting social and community needs through strategic planning, board and leadership planning, and organizational development. Her all-encompassing nonprofit experience includes organizations in the arts, education, Jewish communal, environmental, public safety, and health agencies. Leslie is a member of the Association of Talent Development (ATD) and the International Coaching Federation (ICF). Leslie holds a Master’s in Urban Planning from the School of Public Administration of New York University and a B.S. in Business Administration from UC Berkeley, she is a Certified Governance Trainer for BoardSource, and an Associate Certified Board with the International Coach Federation. Her other involvement includes being a Visiting Lecturer at Hebrew Union College in Los Angeles.

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