NMI courses

NMI 144 - Becoming a Champion of Change - November 2022

In this course, participants evaluate the topic of change to advance their capacity to overcome obstacles and effectively champion and implement moments of change within their organization.

Participants study and discuss underlying motivations for change and the role it has in organizational structure and function. Participants will examine established models and methodologies designed to implement change management strategies within their organization.

NMI 105: High Impact Leadership (November 2022)

In this course, participants will be introduced to current models of leadership and seven core leadership competencies. By using a self-analysis tool, you will be able to identify your leadership strengths and core values. In addition, you will also learn methods for building internal and external relationships and applying those skills to a business setting. Finally, you will also develop a leadership action plan for achieving personal and organizational impact.

NMI 111 - Impactful Board Governance (October 2022)

This course provides a comprehensive overview of board governance, which includes the core roles and responsibilities of board members, as well as the board’s relationship to the CEO and staff.

Participants will learn how to develop effective, motivated board members who are accountable for the organization’s assets, committed to developing a diversified resource base, and motivated to champion the organization among various stakeholders.

NMI 104: Engaging and Developing Volunteers (October 2022)

Volunteer programs require the same managerial effort as other organizational operation efforts. There are many factors to consider in ensuring that the experience is positive for both the volunteer and the organization. In this course, you are taught the basics of recruiting, managing, motivating, recognizing, and rewarding staff and volunteers to effectively utilize and retain their strengths and skills.

Special attention is placed within this course to respond to the impact COVID-19 has had on this area of nonprofit resource development and management.

NMI 103: Effective Financial Management Principles (September 2022)

In this course, participants will learn basic accounting principles and how to interpret and manage financial statements for a nonprofit organization. In addition, you will also learn the difference between accrual and cash basis accounting, and the importance of internal controls to protect the assets of your organization. Finally, you will learn how to analyze and use tax form 990, along with your organization’s annual report, as public relations tools.

NMI 227 - Strategic Planning Boot Camp (Online - August 2022)

NMI 227: Strategic Planning Boot Camp provides participants with an intensive, hands-on experience using the most current practices for effective strategic planning in nonprofit organizations. The course focuses on the strategic business aspects of a nonprofit organization.

Early Bird Cost: $315 (ends two weeks before course start date) Full Certificates always receive the Early Bird pricing!

NMI 112: Emerging Marketing and Social Media Strategies (August 2022)

This course will provide 21st century principles and practices for successfully marketing your nonprofit organization. You will learn how to effectively use social media and marketing trends and techniques to successfully promote and highlight your organization. Participants will learn how to develop a marketing plan that includes all current media marketing strategies.