Training and Events

Invest in yourself and your team to build the skills you need to succeed.

We offer a range of seminars, certificate programs, special events, and an annual conference – all designed to create new connections and share best practices for managing people, projects, and organizations.

Upcoming Events

Join us to learn and connect.

Conozca y aprenda con otros supervisores y salga de este entrenamiento con un nuevo enfoque que podrá aplicar con su equipo y lograr aun mejor sus objetivos....
Virtual Seminar
April 11, 2024
The seminar focuses on the DEI leadership conversation at the board level, taking the guesswork out of starting the process and offering practical strategies for empowering nonprofit board members to...
Virtual Seminar
April 17, 2024

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Attend a Seminar

Empower your team with the skills they need to drive change.

Sharing knowledge, building skills, and utilizing tools helps engage employees and improve processes. Get help with the challenges and opportunities that are unique to you and your organization. CNM offers an extensive selection of single-day training, aimed at providing tools and techniques that help you improve professionally and respond effectively to the needs of the communities you serve.

Upcoming Events

Conozca y aprenda con otros supervisores y salga de este entrenamiento con un nuevo enfoque que podrá aplicar con su equipo y lograr aun mejor sus objetivos….
The seminar focuses on the DEI leadership conversation at the board level, taking the guesswork out of starting the process and offering practical strategies for empowering nonprofit board members to…

Earn a Certificate

Deepen your sector expertise and develop strong relationships with peers at your level.

Taking the time out of your schedule to invest in yourself and to meet like-minded professionals working through the same challenges helps you recharge and get back to work stronger than ever. Our leadership development programs are proven to drive professional success, develop lasting relationships and give you the tools necessary to advance your organization’s mission.

Upcoming Events

While we don't have this type of event coming up in the next few weeks, we're always developing new opportunities for you to advance your skills and support your organization. Check back soon!

Special Events

Stay up-to-date with the latest changes and trends impacting the nonprofit sector.

Learning about the changes that are sweeping through our sector and the world helps you keep your team, organization and community up-to-date. Our regular calendar of special events including Lunch & Learns, Small Group Coaching Sessions, CEO Confidential, and other free events will help you stay connected to the community and plan for an uncertain future.

Upcoming Events

While we don't have this type of event coming up in the next few weeks, we're always developing new opportunities for you to advance your skills and support your organization. Check back soon!

501(c)onference

The only nonprofit event of its kind in Southern California.

Gaining the tools you need to put strategy into action helps accelerate impact. The 501(c)onference is known for connecting and energizing leaders, and co-creating opportunities and partnerships. With an evolving theme each year, keynote and breakout speakers share tactical tools and case studies that will help attendees become catalysts for change and growth within their organizations.

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Maura Harrington Ph.D., MBA

Executive Vice President
Center for Nonprofit Management

Maura is known for her expertise in organizational development and strategy and in all aspects of organizational development with a focus on strategic planning, assessment, and evaluation. At CNM, she oversees the client services team and provides consulting, training, and coaching services to a broad range of organizations. Much of her consulting and capacity-building work has been with community-based organizations and public health departments related to effective organizational operations, evaluation practices, and the use of logic models and other assessment tools to support planning, evaluation, and management. A BoardSource Trainer, a certified Advanced Associate, and a Trainer for the Connective Leadership Institute; Maura has completed certification as an executive coach under the International Coaching Federation. She holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Claremont Graduate School, an MBA from the Peter Drucker Graduate Management Center, a BS in Psychology from Georgetown University, and serves as an adjunct professor at USC’s School of Social Work and Department of Psychology. 

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Need expert advice? We're only an email or phone call away. Use this form to get in touch or call the Nonprofit Answer Hotline at the number listed below. You can also schedule a free, 15-minute appointment and we’ll match you with an in-house expert.








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CNM Nonprofit Hotline

Need expert advice? We’re only an email or phone call away. Use this form to get in touch or call the Nonprofit Answer Hotline at the number listed below.

You can also schedule a free, 15-minute appointment and we’ll match you with an in-house expert.








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