Please note that this certification program consists of 12 hours of training over 3 days, delivered in a webinar format.
DAY 1, SESSIONS 1-4
DAY 2, SESSIONS 5-8
DAY 3, SESSIONS 9-12
If you are unable to attend any of the live sessions on the days they have been scheduled you may utilize the equivalent digital download(s) for the webinars you are unable to attend. You may begin the program with any of the scheduled live webinars via digital download for any or all sessions. Upon completion of either the live training or DLs you may request a final exam. Upon passing the final exam you will have earned the designation of Certified Nonprofit Executive Director by NonprofitWebAdvisor, a division of DKG Media, LP. To help demonstrate your professional training, commitment to your organization, and advancement in the nonprofit sector, we will send you a certificate for display.
The cost for the program is $1495. Registration includes all 12 sessions, digital downloads, all course materials and tests. There is a second year continuing education certification requirement which includes attendance at additional webinars or listening to the equivalent digital downloads. Recertification in the third year is required in order to maintain certification and the costs for recertification and testing will be billed separately prior to the start of your third year.
Nonprofit executive directors (ED) are often hired for their expertise in a specific program area or for their fundraising skills. But the position of ED requires an often bewildering array of other skills and competencies that can prove daunting and truly make or break a nonprofit’s sustainability. From legal obligations to human resources, strategic planning to community building, the executive director’s training and preparedness can determine whether a nonprofit’s mission is successfully carried out.
The Nonprofit Executive Director Certification Program: Essential Training for an Essential Position is a comprehensive series that allows both new and more seasoned executive directors the opportunity to increase practical knowledge, enhance core competencies and gain invaluable skills for nonprofit leadership. The program combines a broad overview of executive director responsibilities and duties with a detailed, in-depth explanation of the strategies, policies and procedures required to implement and oversee nonprofit programming, ensure sustainability, manage risk, and increase donor support.
The Nonprofit Executive Director Certification Program consists of 12 webinars delivered as live webinars via digital download format; supplemented by study and reference materials (available on-line).
Executive directors who complete the Nonprofit Executive Director Certification Program earn a prestigious professional designation awarded by NonprofitWebAdvisor and with it the training that will equip them to maximize their impact as nonprofit leaders.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
The training sessions are clear, concise and comprehensive, with a complete set of quick reference guides and checklists accompanying each session:
Day 1, Sessions 1-4: Understanding Nonprofit Leadership - Executive Director and Board Responsibilities
Day 2, Sessions 5-8: Working Behind the Scenes - Nonprofit Administration
Day 3, Sessions 9-12: Achieving the Vision and Mission - Resource Development, Marketing, Programs and Community Involvement