Workshops

Strategic Planning

This workshop aims to help participants increase knowledge, improve skills, and enhance attitudes toward Strategic Planning. During the two hours spent in this workshop, we will work to provide basic concepts and practical skills that are used in Strategic Planning. Upon completion of this workshop, participants will understand strategic planning and the importance of strategic planning. There are unlimited benefits to improving strategic planning skills.

A few topics to be discussed during the workshop include the nature, importance, and benefits of strategic planning. We will also explore how the Strategic Planning process begins and how to reap the benefits of the Strategic Planning process.

Amy Nisenson is a senior philanthropy professional with a 30-year proven track record of success across corporate, foundation and nonprofit sectors. Amy currently serves as Executive Director of the Mary Morton Parsons Foundation and in a consultative role to small and emerging nonprofits in the Richmond area. As Executive Director, Amy is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the $115 million foundation and the due diligence and allocation of $5-7 million in grants annually. In her consultation business, Amy provides expertise in a variety of service businesses including strategic planning, group and meeting facilitation, board development, and resource development and fundraising. Amy is a Certified Governance Trainer with BoardSource and has also completed the BoardSource Certificate of Nonprofit Board Education. Most recently, Amy earned a consulting certification through MSB Coaching in Charlottesville in Corporate Coach U. Amy also offers consultation in the area of corporate community engagement, working to develop community engagement strategies and programs that support and further business objectives. Amy teaches classes in nonprofit management including grant writing, navigating support from corporations and foundations, and board development at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence, Tidewater Community College Academy for Nonprofit Excellence, Nonprofit Learning Point in Richmond, Network Penninsula, and CVANE in Lynchburg.

Topic Strategy
When Wednesday, December 6, 2017 9:00AM - 11:00AM
Where Center for Nonprofit Excellence
Trainer Amy Nisenson, Mary Morton Parsons Foundation
Member Fee $35.00
Non-Member Fee $55.00
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