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

  • June 20, 2023
  • June 27, 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 6/13)
  • General Admission: $199

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

Alicia K. Avalos – Strategist, Center for Nonprofit Management

A native Angeleno, Alicia has 22 years of leadership experience in city government and several social service agencies, directing successful programs including Summer Night Lights. Most recently at Chrysalis, she was a Program Manager for a rapid rehousing program providing employment services to those who were justice-involved. At CNM, she supports the client services staff, leads client contact and service activities, and maintains good relationships with clients and colleagues. Her dual background in city government and nonprofit program management gives her experience in managing project development and implementation. Alicia holds a BA in Communications & Fine Arts from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA.

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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