Registration is now open for the Executive Leadership Program for Nonprofit Organizations (ELPNO) to be held January 8-13, 2017 at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development on the University of Georgia Campus in Athens, Ga.
Now in its tenth year, ELPNO has provided practical opportunities for established and emerging nonprofit leaders to share insights and ideas as they explore the latest strategies in the nonprofit field. A partnership among faculty from J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, and Georgia Tech’s Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship, ELPNO affords numerous opportunities to learn from peers and experts alike. Faculty members from the partner institutions are joined by faculty from Emory University, Cleveland State University, Syracuse University, and SUNY at Albany in facilitating ELPNO sessions. Additional faculty include nonprofit leaders from the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta, Goodwill of North Georgia, Atlanta Community Food Bank, and Nuçi’s Space.
This intensive program covers a broad array of topics, including strategic leadership, finance and resource development, board governance, and ethics, are covered in training. Most of the instruction is experiential with small group and individual exercises. There is an ELPNO alumni network of more than 180 individuals, primarily nonprofit executives (e.g., chief executives, chief operating officers, development officers, finance officers, program managers, volunteer managers) from across the southeast and beyond. Nonprofit volunteers, including current and incoming board chairs, have also attended ELPNO.
Please visit elpno.org or contact Janet Rechtman if you have questions.