Empowering People - Impacting Lives
Executive Development Series
An Executive is responsible for establishing and implementing the mission, goals, and values of his/her agency/business within its city or community.
Among many tasks, an Executive is responsible for growing the membership or client base, managing to a tight budget, improving the operating performance of the facility and achieving local fundraising objectives. The Executive Development Series titled “The Mission Possible Executive” explores key topic areas divided into individualized 60 – 90 minute workshop sessions which encompass …
providing a base-line for the executive leaders to strive towards in each of the primary topic areas presented,
furnishing executives with benchmarks to strive towards personal achievement
presenting expectations to your professional staff team as a training aid toward succession planning.
informing how executives may acquire resources for continued advancement of themselves and their professional staff team
Current and ‘budding’ Executives - You Have Already ACCEPTED the Mission!
Your Mission – Build and Manage the Team.
Participants will learn to
a) make a priority of purposefully evaluating all current key staff,
b) rebuild/develop team as necessary and create professional development plans for key leaders,
c) create and implement a comprehensive staffing plan and individual development plans for direct reports,
d) explore succession planning and
e) establish an open dialogue of trust and support.
Membership or Client Development
Your Mission – Achieve Membership or Client Growth Goals.
Participants will explore how to develop and implement a plan to achieve critical membership or client objectives. Additionally attendees will learn strategies to grow the membership/client base utilizing industry best practices and finally to achieve targeted goals including:
Desired % Growth New Members or Clients
Notably Improved Member/Client Retention Rate
Notably Improved Member/Client Satisfaction Survey score
Program or Project Development
Your Mission – Create and Maintain Focus on Program Quality.
This session guides participants in strategies designed to encourage development of programs and activities that address the dynamics of the business or service area. Attendees will develop a plan to continually seek out opportunities to involve input/feedback from its service area and clients. Additionally, develop tools and strategies for evaluation of programs or services.
Your Mission - Prepare and Manage the Budget.
Participants will learn to determine their operating center’s current financial performance on all critical budget and revenue items. Attendees will develop and implement a short and longer-term plan of action to ensure that the operating plan is met with specific budget goals.
Your Mission – Lead Local Fundraising Efforts.
Attendees will learn to be the champion and leader for the development of financial resources. Enhance your ability to communicate a development message to staff, volunteers, and stakeholders.
Your Mission – Develop an Effective Volunteer Board.
Attendees will engage in a practicum to
a) Quarterly, monitor the current board’s effectiveness and composition,
b) actively recruit new board members as needed, and
c) work with board members to maximize their involvement and contributions,
d) assess current board and rebuild as necessary
Your Mission – Build a Strong Relationship with the Community.
This session guides attendees exploring skills/strategies to evaluate the scope and quality of the services the facility currently offers. The session will incorporate processes to evaluate community needs and competitive offerings as well as preparing a comprehensive action plan to meet these needs.
Your Mission – Effectively Operate the Facility and All Program Activities.
Attendees will learn to manage the facility on a daily basis, ensure that regular activities and special programs run smoothly and establish appropriate management tracking methods to ensure that the facility performs effectively in all key areas.
Your Mission - Recognize improvement opportunities where change can be made.
Attendees will better understand organizing frameworks and how a particular change might impact your staff/clients, etc. The session will guide attendees to address individual and team issues that challenge these frameworks before and during the implementation of a change. Segments include …
-Managing Complex Change
-6 Steps to Implementing Change