Leadership Development Services

United Way Leadership Development Services Public Workshops: March – May 2021

United Way strengthens the voluntary sector by offering training and workshops
to non-profit organizations throughout KFLA. The Leadership Development Services (LDS) public workshops are designed for board members, senior staff and volunteers to build capacity and develop the skills needed to become effective leaders.

Board Governance Workshops

For Board Members and Senior Administrators. All Board Governance
workshops start at 4:30pm. Fee: $10

Download the 2021 LDS Workshop Series Schedule

2021 Workshops

Risk Management:  Are You Ready for the Next Crisis
Date: March 31, 2021 4:30 – 7:30 pm
Facilitator: Kim Murphy, Queen’s University
Location: Virtual via Zoom

Risk can be defined as anything that threatens the ability of an organization to achieve its mission. Learn to identify sources of risk, describe the risk management process and identify strategies to manage risk, including addressing the risk of a global pandemic.

For more details on this workshop click here.

Roles and Responsibilities of Boards: during the pandemic and after
Date: April 14, 2021 4:30 – 8:00 pm
Facilitator: Bhavana Varma, United Way of KFL&A & Rob Adams, YMCA
Location: Virtual via Zoom

This interactive introductory course helps your board understand their roles and which Board structure works best for your organization. Tips and tools will support your governance role, regardless of the size of your organization.

For more details on this workshop click here.

Financial Stewardship
Date: May 13, 2021 4:30 – 8:00 pm
Facilitator: Katie Mahon and Stefanie Mutheardy, KPMG
Location: Virtual via Zoom

This workshop will define the board’s role in financial stewardship and fiscal responsibility, provide tools and tips for directors to understand and fulfill their oversight function, and discuss the emerging trends of privacy and cybersecurity. This workshop will also address the global pandemic and the related impact on governance.

For more details on this workshop click here.

Professional Development Workshops
For Senior Staff, Managers, Volunteers and Board Members

Strategic Planning During Challenging Times
Facilitator: Rob Wood, 8020Info Inc
2 Part Master Class
Fee: $25 includes both sessions

Part 1: Strategic Planning Today
Date: September 16, 2021 9:30 – 11:15 am
Location: Virtual via Zoom
Effective strategic choices have a powerful impact on whether or not your agency thrives in the future. There’s a lot to consider — especially when many standard approaches must be adapted to these challenging times!
Navigate the core components of strategy development and learn how to apply current best practices. Principles will be peppered with practical tips, examples and tools to help you develop their own plans.

Part 2: Building Your Own Strategic Plan
Date: September 17, 2021 9:30 – 11:15 am
Location: Virtual via Zoom
If you aren’t making choices, picking priorities and setting boundaries, your strategies may be providing weak guidance for your agency’s efforts. And you need a good process to discover and build consensus-driven strategies.
Part II of this workshop builds on some advance “homework” and walks you through a candy shop of tools and facilitation ideas to help you apply concepts to suit your own needs.

For further inquiries please email: mkubalak@unitedwaykfla.ca

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