Leading for Inclusive Culture

Are you overwhelmed by today’s changing workplace? Does your organization seem unable to attract a diverse applicant pool and retain a diverse staff? Do you struggle with challenging employees, ineffective feedback, or workplace conflict?

If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, then consider enrolling in the Leading for Inclusive Culture series with Karen Gulliford.

In this three-part series, Karen will lead participants through an in-depth examination of what it takes to be a great manager in today’s nonprofit sector. Each session will include discussion, sharing of ideas, tips, and take-away tools and models

Leadership Today, Friday, May 15, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

In this session, we will look at today’s changing workplace, and how employees’ needs are shifting leadership:

  • Realize the pace of a changing work environment
  • Examine how emotional intelligence impacts leading diverse teams
  • Create an environment where everyone can grow and succeed
  • Design a strategic process in your organization to create and sustain diversity, equity, and inclusion

Strategic Recruitment and Onboarding, Friday, May 22, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

In this session, we will look at recruitment and onboarding strategically to create strong applicant pools and set new hires up for success:

  • Build robust applicant pools and creating interest for your roles and organization
  • Design hiring criteria that are equitable, honest, and strategic
  • Create a thorough, effective interview and selection process
  • Design an inclusive, welcoming (and doable) onboarding systems

Communication and Coaching, Friday, May 29, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

In this session, leaders will explore methods to increase effective communication, employee relations, conflict, and create a culture of learning and coaching. Leaders will practice skills in this session:

  • Become aware of your employee’s motivational needs, communication styles, and language
  • Develop a coaching model for developing employees and increasing retention
  • Delivering feedback in a mature, developmental and respectful way
  • Creating a sustainable method for managing staff at all levels

Karen will also lead an optional group coaching session to all interested participants as a follow-up to the series. Date and time to be announced.

Member fee: $300

Non-member fee: $375 

This series will be best suited to experienced mid-level managers and hiring managers but will be applicable to any current or aspiring manager.

Applications due Friday, May 1.

Apply Today!