NEW CERTIFICATION AIMS TO MAKE NONPROFIT SUPERVISORS MORE EFFECTIVE

By August 8, 2018Blog

The Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, with investment from 501(c) Services, has launched Effective Staff Supervision in Nonprofit Organizations, a new dynamic and engaging certification offered to nonprofit supervisors. The course provides the knowledge and tools needed to excel and to expand the strengths of supervisors. Offered online, learners will have the opportunity to interact with the course facilitator, as well as their peers, as they add and augment critical skills over eight intense weeks.

Effective Staff Supervision in Nonprofit Organizations is an online e-certificate program focused on building both the hard and soft skills needed for effective staff supervision. The certificate focuses on topics such as risk mitigation; hiring best practices; interviewing like a pro; delegation; employee recruitment, retention and engagement; team building; and recognition.

“We’ve developed a great foundation for new supervisors and a great refresher for experienced ones,” said Susan T. Schmidt, CNP, President, Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. “More often than not, outstanding nonprofit professionals are promoted to a supervisory role but never given the time or education they need to be an effective team leader. We’re also grateful for the financial support of 501(c) Services to assist the development of this program.”

Far too many nonprofits make the mistake of assigning staff to manage others without also providing the training and resources they need to succeed. New supervisors frequently discover they don’t know what they need to know to be successful. The potential consequences? Poor morale, disengaged employees, high turnover and even the risk of lawsuits. This course has been designed to correct such knowledge deficits.

“We’ve been offering a similar program to our nonprofit clients for over a decade to help mitigate turnover costs,” said Darren Bowman, CEO, 501(c) Services. “We’re excited that our friends at the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance decided to create a sector-wide program based on our original subject matter under their industry leading CNP credential. We are confident that the program will make nonprofit supervisors stronger team leaders.”

To read more about the latest e-certificate from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, click here. Enrollment costs $600 with discounts available for clients of 501(c) Services and members of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. The first session is scheduled to begin September 24, 2018.

About 501(c) Services                                   

501(c) Services has more than 35 years of experience in providing full-service alternatives to state-run unemployment insurance programs and provides services to over 1,500 nonprofits nationally. They are the administrator of the 501(c) Agencies Trust, which offers a comprehensive suite of risk management services and multiple stop-loss protection solutions for its 501(c)(3) nonprofit members, and UInsure, a first dollar unemployment insurance program for 501(c)(3)s, government entities, and tribally owned businesses.

About the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance

Since 1948, the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance has worked to strengthen the social sector with a talented, prepared workforce. Its Certified Nonprofit Professional (CNP) credential is the only national nonprofit management certification in the U.S. The Alliance system, which includes more than 50 colleges, universities and national nonprofit partners and more than 10,000 CNPs, is the largest network in the country working to build a talent pipeline for the social sector.

 Contacts:

Mac Smith
501(c) Services
408-213-1159
msmith@501c.com

Christa Beall Diefenbach, CNP
Nonprofit Leadership Alliance
414-921-4298
christa@nonprofitleadershipalliance.org

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