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Stanford Graduate School of Business

Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders

May 24—29, 2020
6 days
Stanford, California, United States
USD 10000
USD 1666 per day

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Description

Gain general management training — combining conceptual knowledge with individual experiences — and increase your impact in the nonprofit sector.

The Executive Program for Nonprofit Leaders brings together leaders from social and human services, health care, community development, arts, environment and education organizations to further their professional development and build an enduring network. Drawing on leading-edge research and the teachings of Stanford faculty, this program integrates conceptual knowledge with individual experiences to support participants in their impact on the nonprofit sector.

Key Benefits

Led by a strong sense of mission and vision, nonprofit organizations play a critical role in improving society and impacting the world around us.

  • In-class lectures, discussions, and exercises led by Stanford MBA faculty
  • A richer understanding of how to integrate organizational mission and strategy
  • A new perspective on your organization’s potential and impact
  • Development of a plan of action for addressing key organizational and strategic challenges
  • A strong network of relationships with a diverse group of nonprofit leaders

Curriculum

What will it take to build your ability to lead and scale your nonprofit organization?

Develop a new perspective on your organization’s potential impact, and create a plan of action to address organizational and strategic challenges.

Program Highlights

  • In-class lectures, discussions and exercises led by Stanford MBA faculty
  • A richer understanding of how to integrate organizational mission and strategy
  • A new perspective on your organization’s potential and impact
  • Development of a plan of action for addressing key organizational and strategic challenges
  • A strong network of relationships with a diverse group of nonprofit leaders

Who should attend

  • Senior nonprofit leaders (typically CEO or executive director, but occasionally COO or VP level)
  • Mid-career with a long track record of working in nonprofits or their sector of targeted impact

Experts

Research Statement Professor Flynn’s research focuses on three topics of interest: (1) How employees can develop healthy patterns of cooperation; (2) How the negative impact of racial and gender stereotyping in the workplace can be mitigated; and (3) How people can emerge as leaders and assume p...
Research Statement William Barnett studies competition among organizations and how organizations and industries evolve globally. He is conducting a large-scale project that seeks to explain why and how some firms grow rapidly in globalizing markets. His prior research includes studies of how str...
Research Statement Jeffrey Pfeffer has published extensively in the fields of organization theory and human resource management. His current research focuses on the relationship between time and money, power and leadership in organizations, economics language and assumptions and their effects on...
Research Statement Professor Rao studies collective action within organizations and in markets. His research and by implication, his teaching, revolves around scaling up mobilization, innovation, and talent in organizations. Teaching Statement Professor Rao teaches courses on Scaling up Excell...
Research Statement Sarah A. Soule's research examines state and organizational-level policy change and diffusion, and the role social movements have on these processes. She has recently published papers on how protest impacts multi-national firm-level decisions regarding divestment in Burma, and...
Research Statement Professor Dale Miller's research interests include the impact of social norms on behavior, the role that justice considerations play in individual and organizational decisions, and the conditions under which individuals and organizations can be induced to change course. Bio ...
Research Statement My research is in three main areas: conflict and cooperation, interactive decision making, and hierarchy in groups and organizations. I investigate how individuals and teams make decisions, manage conflicts, and cooperate to achieve joint goals. Research Interests Conflict ...
Research Statement Using the methods of experimental social psychology, Professor Monin's research investigates the interplay between self-image and morality. He seeks to understand for instance when individuals behave unethically, and how they live with it; the consequences of high or low moral...

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May 24—29, 2020
6 days
Stanford, California, United States
USD 10000
USD 1666 per day

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