Effective Leadership, Successful Fundraising

Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

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  • 3 days
  • in person

Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

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About the course

You have developed significant fundraising skills, and now you have been promoted to lead the fundraising team. Especially for the new leader or the fundraising executive aspiring for a leadership position, in this course, you will learn how to develop and cast vision for your fundraising operation, recruit and retain talent, continually innovate, lead through consensus, address setbacks, and hold colleagues accountable for results.

AGENDA

DAY 1

  • Participant Introductions & Expectations
    • Course Objectives
    • Philanthropy – Development – Fundraising – Leadership
    • Leadership v. Management
    • Fundraising Traits = Leadership qualities
  • Humility, Power, and Authority
  • Recruiting the Right People to Your Team Hiring Staff Members
  • Recruiting the Right People to Your Team
    • Celebrating Success & Correcting Underperformance
    • Terminating Employment
  • Summarize and Conclude
  • One-on-one sessions with faculty

DAY 2

  • Review Day One
    • The Four Roles of the Nonprofit Leader
    • Crafting a Compelling Vision
    • Transformational Leadership – Leading to the Vision
  • Transformational v. Transactional Leadership
    • Are You a Transformational Leader?
    • Change Agent: Leading Up
    • Change Agent: In-Group Leadership
  • Coaching: Authentic Leadership
  • Coaching: Implementation of a Culture of Discipline
    • Team Chemistry
    • Listening to and Addressing Disagreement and Resistance
  • Continuous Improvement
    • Leading the Innovation Process
  • Summarize and Conclude
  • One-on-one meetings with faculty

DAY 3

  • Review of First Two Days
    • Consensus Has Its Limits: Knowing When to Say “No”
    • Dealing with the Unexpected
  • Crisis Leadership
    • The Leader Shows Up
  • One-on-one meetings with faculty
  • Leadership Ethics
  • Leading with Urgency
    • Case Study (Newfields: Innovative Vision or Wayward Mission Drift?)
    • Review & Apply Course Materials & Develop List of Action Steps
    • Final Reflections
  • Adjourn
  • One-on-one meetings with faculty

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