Helping nonprofit leaders do better at doing good

Leading with Strategy, Confidence, and Collaboration: Skills for Today's Nonprofit Leaders

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Workshop via Zoom

Individual Members: Free to Attend
Organizational Members: Free to Attend
Non-Members: $55


About this event

Leaders can make or break an organization. We need leaders with agility, tenacity, and an open heart and mind. Join us to learn top skills and approaches for successfully leading nonprofits and teams today. Through interactive discussions, we'll help you move from management to strategy for lasting impact. Explore new frameworks you can immediately apply to better motivate your team to meet shared goals. You'll walk away with a better sense of your leadership style as well as what works best for your team. Finally, gain a better understanding of building meaningful and strategic relationships vital to being a more impactful and influential leader.

This course is designed for all nonprofit leaders (staff and volunteer) that are charged with motivating and guiding teams.  Through this workshop, participants will gain key leadership insights around:

  • Moving from manage to strategy for lasting impact
  • Managing the distinct roles and relationships of board, staff, and community stakeholders
  • Being an influential leader and coaching teams through change
  • Managing up (down, around, externally & internally)
  • Understanding and tailoring your workstyle to lead more effectively
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Julie Ha Truong

For 20 years, Leadership Savvy founder, Julie Ha Truong, has supported thousands of leaders in achieving real, meaningful change.

She has led innovative cross sector initiatives, developed a range of leadership certificate programs, as well as coached and recruited diverse executive and emerging leaders. In each of these roles, she expanded and trained staff, doubled revenue and budgets, and created lasting systems-change. Her supportive and engaging approach makes her a welcome strategist, trainer, facilitator, and coach.

Ms. Truong is an expert in leadership development and facilitation. Most recently she led recruiting, strategy, and merger projects at Envision Consulting. Prior to that she led the successful re-design of the Center for Nonprofit Management's leadership programs. Before that, she launched Community Schools at public school district 286 in partnership with the Superintendent of Schools. The 100 public-private partnerships greatly improved academic and health, and included the establishment of multiple clinics, a child care center, and youth recreation center.

In her early years, Ms. Truong built an award-winning Capacity Building Program, strengthening organizations through collaborations, training, and grant-making. She holds a Masters of Public Policy in Management and Leadership, is a CNM Certified Coach, teaches at AJU's MBA program, and speaks a second language: Mandarin Chinese.