Civic Space Park and the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus
Nonprofit Management Institute

Upcoming courses

NMI 230: Tell Your Story Boot Camp (July 2024)

Session details

Registration closes on Wednesday, July 10th at 5:00 P.M. (Arizona time).

This is an online course with specified due dates for each discussion question and class assignment. Instructional staff are available to aid you with subject questions and help guide you through each weekly course module. In addition, a required Zoom session provides additional course reinforcement, student-instructor Q&A, and networking for students.

Early Bird Special: $119 (Ends two weeks before course start date)

Program description

Program dates

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Delivery method

Online hybrid (asynchronous with Zoom sessions)

Cost

$149

In this course, you will learn how to identify, develop and deliver your nonprofit organization’s story with skill, power and assurance. You’ll gain experience using the creative expression and emotional engagement techniques professional speakers and performers use to give you the greatest opportunity to connect with your audience and inspire action.

This course is required for:

Nonprofit Marketing and Strategic Communications Certificate


Knowledge Specialist

Julie Coleman
Knowledge Specialist, ASU Lodestar Center

Julie Coleman is Principal of Julie Coleman Consulting, a strategic community engagement consulting firm providing advisory counsel and program execution in partnership with nonprofit organizations, businesses (of all sizes) and individuals/families. She helps clients maximize the impact of their giving and drive sustainable change through partnerships, philanthropic investments, and volunteerism.

With more than 20 years’ experience in philanthropy and a Certificate in Corporate Community Involvement from Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, Julie’s unique perspective allows her to create approaches tailored to each client. Julie’s background includes serving as Director of Public Relations at the American Red Cross, Vice President of the Community Foundation and Director of Community Relations at US Airways, and Executive Director of the Arizona Public Service Foundation, among other roles. Her experience in this profession is a rarity as she worked directly for non-profit organizations as well as private sector corporations cultivating partnerships and purposefully guiding millions of dollars in donations to impactful community programs and projects.

Julie is a Phoenix Business Journal "40 Under 40" awardee, Valley Leadership graduate and volunteers with numerous Valley nonprofit organizations. As a philanthropic leader throughout her career, Julie has served on a number of nonprofit boards, including Hospice of the Valley, Arizona Grantmakers Forum, Fresh Start Women’s Foundation, Treasures 4 Teachers, Arizona Humane Society and the Arizona Governor’s Commission on Service and Volunteerism. 

More NMI offerings

Program Date Course delivery Qualifies for certificate(s)
Nonprofit Management Certificate (Next Start Date: 3/25/2024) Online hybrid (asynchronous with Zoom sessions) Nonprofit Management Certificate
Optimizing Human Resource Strategies in Nonprofits Certificate (Next Start Date: 3/25/24) Online hybrid (asynchronous with Zoom sessions) Optimizing Human Resource Strategies in Nonprofits Certificate
NMI 104 - Engaging and Developing Volunteers (March 2024) to Online hybrid (asynchronous with Zoom sessions) Nonprofit Management Certificate, Optimizing Human Resource Strategies in Nonprofits Certificate
NMI 227 - Strategic Planning Boot Camp (April 2024) to Online hybrid (asynchronous with Zoom sessions) Fundraising and Sustainable Financial Management Certificate, Nonprofit Operations and Program Impact Certificate
Nonprofit Operations and Program Impact Certificate (Next Start Date: 4/1/24) Online hybrid (asynchronous with Zoom sessions) Nonprofit Operations and Program Impact Certificate