2004 MTAP President's Conference Series Highlights

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Workshop Highlights

  • Workshop Facilitators:
    • Dr. Barbara Crosby, Associate Professor, Leadership & Public Policy, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute
    • Dr. Melissa Stone, Associate Professor, Nonprofit Management & Governance, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute
  • Organizational Leadership Workshop
  • Board Governance Workshop
  • Over 30 attendees
  • Networking opportunities

Topics Included:

  • Elements of organizational leadership: Organizational purpose and design
  • Becoming adept in dealing with internal and external change
  • Building inclusive community inside and outside organizations
  • Stakeholder analysis
  • Creating and communicating organizational mission
  • Developing an organizational culture that promotes the mission
  • Fundamentals of governance in nonprofit organizations
  • Cyclical phases of board governance and board-staff dynamics
  • Governance to accountability connection
  • Fundamental legal responsibilities of boards
  • Board-Executive Director relationship and how that relationship changes over time as nonprofits experience crises and growth


8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Registration ⁄ Continental Breakfast


8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Welcome / Introduction


9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Organizational Leadership Workshop
Facilitator: Dr. Barbara Crosby


10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Morning Break


Lunch (On Your Own)


1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Board Governance Workshop
Facilitator: Dr. Melissa Stone


3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Afternoon Break (Refreshments Served)


4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Closing Session
Action Planning & Discussion


Please click here (PDF) for a list of attendees of the 2004 MTAP President's Conference Series.


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