Developing, managing and growing a nonprofit program requires proper planning and specific knowledge and skills. The combination of these variables creates a solid roadmap to community impact and long term success. Program Management is an on-going systematic process that nonprofit professionals follow as they plan, implement and evaluate an initiative. The process is not limited to a specific subject matter nor is it confined to a set term / planning cycle. The process can be applied on a small scale to an individual workshop; on a larger scale to a comprehensive community initiative or global effort. The scope may be different but the principles of program management remain the same.
This two-day certificate covers the importance of assessing community needs; fundamentals of effective program management; roles and responsibilities of a program director and management team; essential elements of program evaluation; budgeting process, fiscal responsibility and public accountability.
In this course, participants will:
- Identify the core competencies of an effective program manager.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the seven components of program design and evaluation.
- Write program outcomes, plan for evaluation and interpret data to produce a cohesive evaluation report.
- Discuss the fiduciary responsibilities and public accountability of a program administrator.
Who should attend
This program is most suitable for coordinator and management level nonprofit employees who want to gain a deeper understanding of best practices in program management.
- November 13-14, 2017
- June 13-14, 2018
Georgia Center for Nonprofits
100 Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
November 13 & 14, 2017
June 13 & 14, 2018
"Great day of very useful expertise. Very valuable!"
Past Interim Executive Director,
Refugee Women's Network
"It helped to give me a broad understanding of how nonprofits are to be managed [and] a good understanding of the struggles they face on a day-to-day basis."
Past Accounting Manager
Center for Puppetry Arts