Who should attend
- Women interested in serving on nonprofit boards including college/universities, hospitals
- Emerging leaders
- Young professionals
About the course
Join us for a game-changing event for women interested in pursuing a seat at the table on a nonprofit board.
The Board Readiness Initiative to Empower (BRITE) Women Project Networking Night Out will feature four dynamic panelists who will discuss different aspects of nonprofit board service, including knowing when you’re ready to serve; leveraging your executive presence; effectively communicating your value proposition; and enhancing your professional networking skills.
Commit your nonprofit to professional and personal growth.
The Nonprofit Professional Development certificate programs allow busy nonprofit leaders to keep up with the changing face of nonprofit. Through custom and online program offerings, you’ll gain the business and management skills you need to compete in the sector.
This program is perfect for professionals and students from different disciplines who are looking to increase their knowledge and understanding of how to better their nonprofit. Plus, with continuous education in demand in this sector, this program is a great way to stay ahead of the game.
Highlights: Your Program Experience
As a busy nonprofit professional, you don’t have time to commit to another year’s-long degree. This is why Notre Dame collaborates with Mendoza College of Business faculty and subject experts to design quality custom programs specific to your needs and which align with the needs of different networks and service providers, ultimately giving you the best opportunity for success.
A Program that Fits Your Schedule
Choose from a list of topics that line up with your specific needs and can accommodate your busy schedule.
Consolidate Your Learning
Get the accelerated learning you need, when you need it. Plus, we’ve got a rolodex of topics just for nonprofit use.
Empower your Future
Get a mix of visionary leadership skills and new tools for better organizational management designed to help you lead your organizations toward your goals.
Elevate Your Career
This program is more than just a certification. Notre Dame offers not only the programs, courses and curriculum for you to succeed, but also the extra support and guidance after you complete the program. Benefits include:
Be the front-runner of your peers. The knowledge and skills you’ll accumulate during this certification program will help move you up the ladder when it comes to career opportunities.
Go ahead, reach out to that instructor or go to that event. Notre Dame instructors will help and encourage you to take advantage of all opportunities to network and build your contact list.
What You’ll Learn
Programs are available in both custom and online formats, giving you the opportunity to choose from a variety of offerings that will best suit your needs.
Custom Program Offerings
Programs custom-designed for your organization’s needs.
Designed with a highly adaptable approach, Notre Dame’s custom programs are a proven way to help nonprofit leaders strengthen business and management skills. We will work with your leadership team to create effective and efficient programs, drawing from many topics including:
- Business Communications
- Social Media Marketing
- Public Relations and Media Training
- Fund Development
- Grant Proposal / Writing
- Strategic Planning
Dr. Amanda G. McKendree teaches management writing, management speaking, and management communication at the University of Notre Dame, where she is an Associate Teaching Professor of Management in the Fanning Center for Business Communication. Professor McKendree''s research examines crisis commu...
Mary Adeniyi is a Learning and Organizational Development consultant in Human Resources. It’s her job to come up with workshop topics (and speakers) that inspire employees to maximize their potential. The courses and series offer training on anything from capitalizing on personal talents to posit...
Kim Becker Inspires! KimBeckerFoundofHG Keynote Speaking and Conference Appearances Kim Becker has been a business owner, keynote speaker and national educator for more than 25 years. Through her many experiences in the for-profit and non-profit business worlds, Kim has become a business woman...
For the past decade, Bethany Hartley has served in leadership roles including director level positions at the Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), a WBENC regional partner organization, in Chicago, and the Family & Children's Center and Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Joseph County in So...
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.