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Performance Measurement for Effective Management of Nonprofit Organizations

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Course Format:

In-Person

Start Date:

May
24,
2021

Course Length:

Less than 1 Week

Application Deadline:

No Deadline

Enrollment Fee:

3,600 USD

Location:

Online

Quick Look

Course Format:

In-Person

Start Date:

May
24,
2021

Application Deadline:

Asynchronous

Enrollment Fee:

3,600 USD

Location:

Online

Course Description

Performance measurement is essential for organizational innovation, learning, and success. Nonprofits, however, must evaluate social or environmental outcomes as well as financial performance, and the ideal metrics are not always easy to identify. Indeed, to improve the effectiveness of a nonprofit organization—especially when tackling society’s toughest challenges—senior executives and board members must prioritize assessment of organizational performance. In this nonprofit management program, you will explore how to align mission and strategy through performance measurement.

Program Benefits

With a stronger performance management strategy in place, your organization will be better positioned to achieve its objectives. This nonprofit management program features sessions on innovation and organizational learning; generating evidence about an intervention’s effectiveness; building a culture of performance measurement; and managing for collective impact amid the challenges of today’s rapidly changing world. As a participant, you will learn to think conceptually about performance measurement and prepare to lead performance-focused initiatives that will empower your organization and drive new levels of success.

Program Inclusion

The program fee covers tuition, e-books, and online class materials.

Who Should Attend

Chief executive officers, presidents, executive directors, board members, and other senior executives in nonprofit organizations (typically with annual budgets in excess of $1 million) who are committed to improving performance measurement and management. Note that this program is focused on organization-level performance measurement and management, not individual-level or human resource-focused performance measurement. Attendance by multiple organization representatives will foster teamwork and enhance the program’s impact.

Application Requirements

1621814400

Instructor:

Herman B. Leonard

Contact Person:

Not Provided

Faculty Director:

Julie Boatright Wilson

University:

Harvard University

Course Description

Performance measurement is essential for organizational innovation, learning, and success. Nonprofits, however, must evaluate social or environmental outcomes as well as financial performance, and the ideal metrics are not always easy to identify. Indeed, to improve the effectiveness of a nonprofit organization—especially when tackling society’s toughest challenges—senior executives and board members must prioritize assessment of organizational performance. In this nonprofit management program, you will explore how to align mission and strategy through performance measurement.

Program Benefits

With a stronger performance management strategy in place, your organization will be better positioned to achieve its objectives. This nonprofit management program features sessions on innovation and organizational learning; generating evidence about an intervention’s effectiveness; building a culture of performance measurement; and managing for collective impact amid the challenges of today’s rapidly changing world. As a participant, you will learn to think conceptually about performance measurement and prepare to lead performance-focused initiatives that will empower your organization and drive new levels of success.

Program Inclusion

The program fee covers tuition, e-books, and online class materials.

Who Should Attend

Chief executive officers, presidents, executive directors, board members, and other senior executives in nonprofit organizations (typically with annual budgets in excess of $1 million) who are committed to improving performance measurement and management. Note that this program is focused on organization-level performance measurement and management, not individual-level or human resource-focused performance measurement. Attendance by multiple organization representatives will foster teamwork and enhance the program’s impact.

Application Requirements

For information on the application submission, review, or admission process, or for questions about fees, payment, and cancellation, please visit the Harvard Kennedy School website.

Instructor:

Herman B. Leonard

Contact Person:

Not Provided

Faculty Director:

Julie Boatright Wilson

University:

Harvard University