NMI courses

NMI 106 - Optimizing Nonprofit Resource Fund Development (Online) February 2018

Many ​nonprofit ​leaders, ​when ​asked ​what ​their ​greatest ​organizational ​challenge ​is, ​will ​answer, ​“Fundraising!” ​Changes ​in ​the ​global ​economy ​have ​focused ​our ​attention ​on ​the ​need ​for ​philanthropy ​and ​fund ​development ​more ​than ​ever. ​Join ​us ​to ​learn ​the ​basics ​of ​the ​fund ​development ​process ​and ​how ​to ​create ​a ​plan ​that ​will ​result ​in ​effective ​fundraising ​strategies ​for ​staff ​and ​volunteers ​– ​even ​in ​tough ​economic ​times. 

NMI 106 - Optimizing Nonprofit Resource Fund Development (Phoenix) October 2018

Many nonprofit leaders, when asked what their greatest organizational challenge is, will answer, “Fundraising!” Changes in the global economy have focused our attention on the need for philanthropy and fund development more than ever. Join us to learn the basics of the fund development process and how to create a plan that will result in effective fundraising strategies for staff and volunteers – even in tough economic times. 

The NMI 106 course will run from October 18th - October 19th (9:00am - 5:00pm both days).

NMI 105 - High Impact Leadership (Online) November 2018

During this course, participants will be introduced to current models of leadership and seven core leadership competencies. By using a self-analysis tool, you will 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 105 - High Impact Leadership (Phoenix) June 2018

During this course, participants will be introduced to current models of leadership and seven core leadership competencies. By using a self-analysis tool, you will 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. 

The NMI 105 course will run from June 7th - June 9th (9:00am - 5:00pm both days).

NMI 104 - Engaging and Developing Volunteers (Phoenix) March 2018

In this course, participants will learn how to recruit, manage, motivate, recognize, and reward staff and volunteers in order to effectively utilize their strengths. In addition, volunteer programs require the same type of managerial effort that any other program effort would require and there are many factors to consider in ensuring that the experience is positive for both the volunteer and the organization.

NMI 103 - Effective Financial Management Principles (Online) May 2018

In this course, you will learn basic accounting principles and how to interpret and manage financial statements for a nonprofit organization. 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 to analyze and use tax form 990, along with your organization's annual report, as public relations tools.

NMI 103 - Effective Financial Management Principles (Phoenix) November 2018

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 102 - Maximizing Human Potential in Nonprofits (Online) December 2018

This course will provide you a foundation for human resource management, including complying with federal and state employment laws and compensation systems. You will learn practical and lawful strategies to develop human resource policies and job descriptions, retention strategies, and appropriate staffing structures.

In this course, you will need access to Internet Explorer 8 or higher, Adobe Reader 8 or higher, and Adobe Flash Player. If you do not have this software already, links to download a free version will be provided to you in your online course materials.

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