Tennessee Nonprofit Network

New Member Benefit! Boost Your Nonprofit Leadership Skills with Tennessee Nonprofit Network and UT Knoxville College of Social Work!

Do you have a social work background and a burning desire to make a real difference? But maybe you feel like you lack the leadership skills to truly maximize your impact? Tennessee Nonprofit Network (TNN) and the University of Tennessee in Knoxville (UTK) have joined forces to offer the perfect solution – the Postgraduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership, available at a discounted rate for staff working at TNN member organizations. You’ll receive 15% off just for working for a member organization!

This program is specifically designed for individuals with social work or related degrees who now find themselves navigating leadership roles within a nonprofit organization. Maybe you manage a team, oversee budgets, or spearhead fundraising initiatives. The Postgraduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership equips you with the knowledge and skills to excel in these areas, transforming you into a more effective leader for your agency and community.

Flexible Learning Designed for Busy Professionals

The beauty of this program lies in its flexibility. You can choose to complete the entire certificate or take individual modules that target your specific needs. This allows you to tailor your learning to your current role and schedule – a perfect fit for busy professionals. Please note that the 15% off now applies to the full certificate as well as individual courses!

Coursework Tailored for Nonprofit Success

The curriculum dives deep into the unique challenges and opportunities faced by nonprofit organizations. Here’s a taste of the valuable modules you’ll encounter:

  • Introduction to Nonprofit Management: Gain a solid understanding of the nonprofit sector, equipping you with leadership skills to thrive in this unique environment.
  • Budgeting in a Nonprofit Organization: Master the intricacies of nonprofit budgeting, including operational and capital costs, and discover strategies to optimize your organization’s financial health.
  • Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations: Unlock the secrets of successful fundraising. Learn essential techniques for securing financial support for your organization’s mission.
  • How to Read a Nonprofit Financial Statement: Develop the ability to decipher financial statements specific to nonprofits, allowing you to make informed financial decisions.
  • Leadership in a Nonprofit Organization: Explore the foundations of effective leadership in the nonprofit sector. This module delves into principles like ethics, inclusion, and empowerment, empowering you to lead with purpose.
  • Nonprofit Board and Volunteer Development: Recognize the critical role of volunteers in nonprofit success. This module explores volunteer management, board development strategies, and opportunities for individuals to get involved in governance.
  • Principles of Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations: Discover the power of marketing in the nonprofit world. Learn how to effectively promote your organization’s mission and programs, attracting support and achieving your goals.

Invest in Yourself, Invest in Your Cause

By participating in this program, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to become a more confident and impactful leader within your nonprofit organization. This translates to better program management, stronger financial stewardship, and a more engaged volunteer base. Ultimately, it allows you to make a greater difference in the causes you care about.

Ready to Take the Next Step?

TNN members receive a special 15% discount on the Postgraduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership. For more information and to enroll, visit the UTK College of Social Work website, and contact Tennessee Nonprofit Network for the special discount code for our member organizations. This is an investment in your professional development and the future success of your nonprofit organization. Don’t miss out on this valuable opportunity!

Contact Kate Moss, Director of Operations, at Tennessee Nonprofit Network at kmoss@tnnonprofits.org to verify membership and receive the discount code before enrolling!

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