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Program Management and Scaling: How to Manage & Scale Programs To Reach Your Goals

5/8/2024, 5/15/2024

11:00 am - 1:00 pm PT | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

Managing nonprofit programs requires planning and flexibility. Simultaneously launching new nonprofit programs while managing an existing program takes even more creativity, time and effort. Creating and expanding programs and services in a nonprofit helps lead to growth, innovation and delivery of services. Are you looking to expand or scale a program in your organization, agency or nonprofit? Need some guidance before dedicating a lot of resources, capacity and staff time? Program development, expansion and scaling is a process and takes time for staff, board members and volunteers. Scaling could mean launching a program in a new school, city or state or alternatively serving more clients in a more in-depth or enriching way. This workshop will explore methods and strategies to brainstorm and create ideas for the purpose of program development, scalability, sustainability and expansion. This workshop will explore three important elements in program expansion and scaling, including: the how of expanding and scaling programs, who to involve such as internal and external partners, and methods to ensure program quality. This session will incorporate opportunities for brainstorming, feedback and an opportunity to develop an action plan to expand and scale your own programs. We will also cover strategies for nonprofit program management. Attendees will leave the workshop with actionable steps to follow in scaling their programs.

Who Should Attend?

Professionals, community leaders, staff and volunteers looking to expand, build or scale a program, service or project in their organization or nonprofit staff members that manage nonprofit programs

What The Training Will Cover

HOW TO SCALE & MANAGE NONPROFIT PROGRAMS

  • Understand how to scale nonprofit programs for greater impact 

  • Analyze strategies to scale and the best time to expand nonprofit programs 

  • Review how to scale, manage and build nonprofit programs in a sustainable way 

RESOURCES NEEDED TO SCALE PROGRAMS

  • Understand how your internal staff, volunteers and board members can support the create and expansion of nonprofit programs 

  • Analyze potential program partners and external partners in your scaling efforts 

NONPROFIT PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION 

  • Review how to prepare for challenges or opportunities that may arise when managing or scaling nonprofit programs

  • Analyze a checklist of preparation when managing staff or volunteers that assist with program implementation

FRAMEWORKS

  • Review three frameworks to use for program expansion, scalability and evaluation including: Appreciative Inquiry, Design Thinking and ADDIE model of instructional design

PROGRAM QUALITY & NEXT STEPS 

  • Determine ways to ensure nonprofit program quality that align with your organization's capacity and values

  • Create a personal next steps plan to move forward with building and expanding nonprofit programs.

REGISTRATION TYPE & FEE

Premier Members

$150

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Members 

$225

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Non-Members

$300

Additional Information

All workshops are live with an instructor. It is expected participants will be able to be on camera and able to unmute for some portions of the training to participate in discussions. Full recordings are not provided. This training must be done sequentially. If you miss a session, please reach out to program@nonprofitlearninglab.org.

Program Management and Scaling is capped at 30 attendees. This is an interactive workshop and must be restricted due to online training capacity. Each workshop session is live. Registrants receive slides & handouts. It is expected participants will be able to be on camera and able to unmute for some portions of the training to participate in discussions. Full recordings are not provided. This training must be done sequentially. If you miss a session, please reach out to program@nonprofitlearninglab.org

Looking to register 3+ people? Email us at program@nonprofitlearninglab.org to receive $5 off per registration!

Please Note: 

We do not offer any other discounts for this training other than the member rate. Upon registration, you will receive a link to participate in the training. Please check your inbox or spam folder.

ABOUT THE TRAINER

This training is led by Dr. Leah Weiner who has a doctorate in education and psychology from Pepperdine University. Leah Weiner is the Founder and CEO of the Nonprofit Learning Lab. Leah’s approach to training focuses on making sure that the information provided helps participants solve a problem or create a solution related to their professional work.

WE OFFER CFRE & CAE CREDITS

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1 hour of training = 1 credit hour

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