executive director

From our Vantage Point: Podcast for not-for-profit leaders, board members, managers and staff

This month, we speak with Mark Gifford on how to successfully navigate the first 100 days of an executive director position. Listen in for pro-tips such as: bring baked goods to board meetings! Mark Gifford, Executive Director of Kiwassa Neighbourhood House, shares insights from his long career in the sector and his new adventure in the first 9 months of this role.

ED Unplugged is a new weekly event hosted by Vantage Point’s Executive Director, Alison, in which Executive Directors - including CEOs, Artistic Directors, General Managers and other not-for-profit senior staff members – come together to support each other. They will spend time discussing challenges, dilemmas, and questions surrounding a variety of topics of interest and build a network across subsectors.

 

 

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Develop proactive plans to ensure effective leadership at your organization

 

Has your Executive Director announced their retirement? What happens if they suddenly leave?

 

The Executive Director plays a critical role in delivering the mission of your organization. In this half-day workshop, you’ll learn practical steps and gain concrete resources to support your organization to plan proactively for a leadership transition. You will be equipped to identify your current and future leadership requirements to move your mission forward. Benefits of maintaining an Executive Director succession plan...

In this three-day virtual workshop, you learn key concepts and develop a 12-month plan for success. Learn the essential components to the executive director role to make the learning curve more manageable.

Over the course of seven sessions, you will learn concepts and test out strategies and tools to elevate your leadership. The learning doesn’t stop in the classroom, however – with the support of a mentor and your peers, you will identify how to apply these learnings in your role as an Executive Director.

We will invite a guest expert to speak at each session. You will be asked to share your questions and challenges ahead of time. Through application and reflection on your experiences, you will deepen your understanding and elevate your leadership.

Session 1: Personal Leadership

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In this one-day workshop, you learn key concepts and develop a 12-month plan for success. Learn the essential components to the executive director role to make the learning curve more manageable.

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