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

  • March 23, 2023
  • March 30, 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 3/16)
  • 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

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 training, events, and conferences; she has coached adult learners and managers; and she has facilitated training for volunteers and clients – all of which she has conducted in both English and Spanish. At CNM, Patricia oversees certification programs, the administration of scholarship grants, and customized training. 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).

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.

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