Reality Check! Addressing the Hard Conversations with Your Leadership Board
Thursday, July 16th, 2020
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM: Round #2 Concurrent Sessions
2020 has been a year of crisis after crisis which has forced all nonprofits to adjust, adapt, and face even tougher decisions like never before to chart the best way forward. What are the core questions that executive and board leadership must address during times of unexpected upheaval? How can staff and volunteer leaders best support and move their organizations forward taking into consideration many variables, unknowns, and forced changes to operations.
Join Barbara O'Reilly, CFRE, Principal, Windmill Hill Consulting, Carrie Fox, Founder and CEO, Mission Partners, and Amira El-Gawly, Founder, Manifesta, for a roundtable discussion about their own experiences leading on boards and as CEOs and advising leadership teams on crisis management and thrivability.
Learning Outcome #1
By attending this session participants will learn: How nonprofit boards and executive leaders can most effectively partner to lead their organizations through times of crisis.
Learning Outcome #2
By attending this session participants will learn: Core questions that must be addressed together to mitigate risks and help the nonprofit weather unsettling economic, political, and societal times.
Learning Outcome #3
By attending this session participants will learn: Ways to put in place short-and long-term financial reforecasts and scenario plans to adapt to changes in revenue, staffing, and programming.