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If you are unable to attend a course, we ask that you notify us as soon as possible. Cancellations received in writing five business days prior to the date of the program will be refunded, less a $25 processing fee. You may send a substitute, but we ask that you notify us in writing of this change at conferences@mimh.edu. If you do not attend or send a substitute, you or your employer will be billed the full registration fee.




What Nonprofits Need to Know About Personnel and Schedule-Related Policies

Thursday, August 3, 2017, 3-5 p.m. in # 202 JC Penney Conference Center (on the UMSL north campus)

Come to this class to learn more about the issues nonprofits need to understand when considering personnel and schedule-related policies such as: (1) vacation time, (2) flex time options, (3) family leave, (4) sick leave, (5) paid holidays, and (6) part time employment. 

Instructor Kate Nash is a shareholder at the law firm of Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan and Jackstadt where she regularly advises non-profit entities on a variety of matters, including regulatory, policy, and contract issues, in addition to a wide variety of employment matters.   For many years, Kate was an adjunct professor at St. Louis University School of Law where she taught a seminar on the law of Non-Profits. 

Instructor Mollie Mohan is an associate at the law firm of Tueth Keeney Cooper Mohan and Jackstadt where she represents non-profit entities before various courts and administrative agencies, including the EEOC and the Missouri Commission on Human Rights.  She also advises non-profit entities on a wide variety of employment matters. 

Tuition fee: $25

To register for What Nonprofits Need to Know About Personnel and Schedule-Related Policies, click here.




How Nonprofit Organizations Can Use Process Management to Thrive During Growth, Transition, and Turnover

Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, 2-5 p.m. in #202 JC Penney Conference Center (on the UMSL north campus)

When organizations are people-driven rather than process-driven, they become vulnerable to unnecessary disruption, delays, and setbacks during times to transition and turnover. However, when organizations create cohesive, well-considered, and documented processes for carrying out their most important work, they can ensure that important knowledge, learning, and tasks don’t fall between the cracks. In this workshop, we’ll learn collaborative and creative ways to design and improve processes that will solve problems, reduce burden, improve effectiveness, and strengthen teams so they can work more seamlessly together.

Instructor Sarah Buek has worked for the past 13 years in the non-profit sector first as a clinical social worker and later in program management, evaluation, and quality improvement. As a funder and consultant, she’s led dozens of non-profits in the development of Theories of Change and Logic Models, the design of data collection tools and processes, the creation of quality improvement systems, and the use of performance management to create cultures of learning and continuous improvement. Her passion is equipping human service professionals and organizations with the thought processes and tools necessary to articulate, measure, and increase their effectiveness and efficiency.

Registration fee: $30

To register for How Nonprofit Organizations Can Use Process Management to Thrive During Growth, Transition and Turnover click here!

 


Cybersecurity: A Strategic Priority for Nonprofits

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, 1-4 p.m. in #204 Express Scripts Hall (on the UMSL north campus - please note different location than most of our classes)

This class provides an overview of core cybersecurity concepts and an appreciation of the variety of threats to cybersecurity. Attendees will consider why a focus on cybersecurity is important, what is at stake, and how cybersecurity must become a strategic priority for nonprofits. The class will conclude with a survey of immediate steps nonprofits could take to better manage cybersecurity risks. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptops.

About the Cybersecurity Program at UMSL: The University of Missouri-St. Louis holds the prestigious National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) designation granted by the National Security Agency and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. We are currently one of only two institutions that hold such a designation in the state of Missouri and the only CAE-CDE in the Saint Louis region. (cybersecurity.umsl.edu).

Instructor Dr. Shaji Khan is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems, in the College of Business, University of Missouri-St. Louis. He has published in prestigious academic journals, presented research at national academic conferences, authored book chapters, and produced practitioner oriented research and industry reports. His research interests include offshoring of business services, innovation and entrepreneurship, and management of Information Technology and Information Security (InfoSec) in high-reliability environments.

Dr. Khan helped create the graduate and undergraduate certificate programs in Cybersecurity at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He also created the Cybersecurity and Information Technology Innovation Lab (CITIL, http://cybersecurity.umsl.edu) which acts as a hub of InfoSec research and teaching for the entire campus. He currently teaches courses on Information Security, Data Networking and Security, and Management of Information Systems.

Enrollment fee: $40

Click here to register for Cybersecurity: A Strategic Priority for Nonprofits


Coming soon! Successful Grant Writing - Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in JC Penney Conference Center (on our UMSL north campus). This course will be a part of a new Chancellor's Certificate in Fundraising and Development that we are creating. Check back soon for details and registration for the class, and for more information about the new Chancellor's Certificate!

We will no longer offer the Fundraising Institute. The new Chancellor's Certificate in Fundraising and Development will take the Fundraising Institute's place. 



For more information about these workshops or to find out about upcoming workshops, or about the NPML Program, contact Dan Sise at sised@umsl.edu, or at (314) 516-6378. 



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