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Influencing Practice

One of the primary interfaces between the Social Enterprise Initiative and practitioners is through our open enrollment and custom Executive Education programs offered each year.


Strategic Perspectives In Nonprofit Management

Mastering Nonprofit Leadership

The Strategic Perspectives in Nonprofit Management (SPNM) program brings together some 150 leaders of nonprofits from across the globe for an intensive six-day program designed to strengthen the capacity of nonprofit CEOs and executive directors to lead their organizations effectively. SPNM provides a conceptual approach to shape the direction, mission, policies, and major programs of nonprofit organizations.


Governing For Nonprofit Excellence

The Impact of GNE

This program explores issues of critical concern to board leaders, including strategic planning; managing mission transitions and organizational transformations; achieving financial sustainability; driving high performance; attaining effective board-CEO relationships; creating a productive board structure and a culture of board engagement; and preserving trust and accountability.


participants in social enterprise Executive Education programs since 1995