Managing Better: A Guide for New Managers – 8/8/17

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Date(s) - 08/08/2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Forefront (Formerly Donors Forum)


New to Management?

Learn the best tips and tricks to being a strong and successful manager from nonprofit coach, Elizabeth Finlayson. The workshop will cover how to recognize and balance your own management style, how to avoid management traps and will uncover solutions to your current management problems so you can walk away with ready-to-use techniques and solutions.

Elizabeth guides organizations through strategic planning, improves fundraising programs and teaches non-profit professionals how to manage up–unveils her new workshop for new and first-time managers.

There will be time before and after Elizabeth’s presentation designated for networking.

About the Speaker

Elizabeth Finlayson, your professional nonprofit mentor, is a nonprofit professional coach. With 15 years of experience at small and mid-sized non-profits, she has a passion for helping professionals navigate the rocky waters of non-profit life. Elizabeth has worked in every area of development culminating in running a department. Career highlights include: An 80% funding rate as a grant writer, growing an annual gala’s attendance by 280% over four years including twice significantly exceeding goal, revitalizing a direct mail program that brought in $75,000 in the second year, and increasing the number of major donors by 78% over four years. With her background as a professional actor, she facilitates workshops on a variety of topics.

Date: August 8, 2017
Time: 6-8PM
Location: Forefront Chicago, 208 S LaSalle St #1540, Chicago, IL 60604
Registration: $10



This event is fully booked.

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