Course Catalog

Resource Management

The workplace of today requires both new and experienced supervisors to cope with constant change and increasingly challenging situations.  This  class will help managers, supervisors and team leaders learn and apply skills and strategies to successfully manage the work while inspiring employees to give their best.  Participants will examine case studies and role play challenging supervisory situations to gain interactive experience in applying the course material to their work lives.

Topics will include:

  • Monday, June 5, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
  • Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Keeping volunteers involved can be as challenging as recruiting them in the first place. Retaining their passion and commitment requires ongoing support and communication throughout the organization. This class will explore the following questions:

  • Monday, September 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Maximizing volunteer resources to build programs and maintain operations is critical to many nonprofits today.  However, the competition for volunteer talent is strong, and attracting the right mix of skills and schedules requires updated approaches.  This class will focus on how to:

  • Monday, September 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Effective involvement of volunteer talents and skills is essential to most nonprofit organizations. This class offers an introduction to the basic elements of successful volunteer resources management, including planning, organizing, recruiting, screening, training, supervising, record keeping and evaluating. The course is designed for those new to the role of managing volunteers and those starting up a new volunteer program.

  • Monday, September 11, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm
  • Monday, October 2, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:30pm

Leadership & Personal Effectiveness

The most effective leaders foster positive change for their nonprofits, enabling the organization to move more rapidly toward its vision. And yet, the natural resistance people have to changes in the status quo is a major challenge for most leaders. In this class, participants will learn techniques for formulating strategic change initiatives and for leading people through the transition process.

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

In this course, participants learn about the key components of “emotional intelligence” and how these relate to effective leadership in nonprofit organizations. The major emphases are on deepening understanding of emotional intelligence in leadership, assessing each person's current level of emotional intelligence, and formulating goals for leadership growth. Through experiential activities, participants will also explore applications of emotional intelligence to teamwork and group dynamics.

  • Monday, June 12, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Fund Development & Communications

So you don't have money to hire a graphic designer and you don’t even know what a style sheet is or how to get started.  This course is designed for nonprofits who need to make the most out of donated services and with little to no budget for marketing.

  • Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Because great stories attract, inspire, and move people to action, storytelling is a key element of any marketing and communications plan. It's essential for nonprofits to identify, articulate, and most importantly, market the impact they make with their programs. Does your nonprofit story put a face on your nonprofit's work and make an impact? Do your stories resonate with donors? Powerful storytelling makes an emotional connection, keeping your current supporters engaged and prospective supporters wanting to learn more.

  • Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:30pm

Celebrate the 10th group of ENLP grads, enjoy reconnecting with alum, and hear from some of our region's transformational leaders!

Keynote Speaker: The Honorable Levar M. Stoney, Mayor of Richmond

*Open to ENLP Alumni and guests of Cohort 10 only*

  • Wednesday, June 14, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm