Non-Profit Management Tools For Success--Workbooks Included
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Lead, Evaluate and Plan For Greater Impact! (Free Workbooks Included)
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Last updated 6/2017
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  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Use the Theory of Change to Align Organizational Strategies with Intended Results
  • Use a Needs Analysis to Design and Execute Effective Training Programs
  • Analyze Policy Using Six Easy Steps
  • Use Problem Solving and Decision Making Skills to Tackle Everyday Challenges
  • Deliver Meaningful Performance Reviews
  • Lead Across Lines of Difference
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  • Interest in building management, leadership and organizational capacity
  • Time to use the free workbooks provided
  • Basic PC skills

** ACCORDING TO THE GUIDESTAR.ORG: "There are more than 1.5 million non-profit organizations across America all competing for the nation's charitable contributions. Because of this, non-profit managers require leadership, financial and evaluation skills."



  • Master Over Twenty Strategic Thinking And Decision Making Tools
  • Theory Of Change: Align Your Strategy With Your Results
  • How to Conduct A Needs Analysis **

Are you ready for a practical course designed to equip you with the skills to:

  1. Lead excellent and diverse teams
  2. Think and act strategically
  3. Conduct program evaluations reviews that lead to improved organizational performance
  4. Analyze and use financial statements
  5. Operationalize a policy analysis

This course includes important topics such as financial statement analysis, Diversity and Inclusion, Idea Generation, Performance Reviews and much much more!

I will work with you throughout the course to support your journey to mastery!

The contents of this course are all based on my work experience as an education innovator and entrepreneur with global experience in  for profit, start up and corporate settings. I used these networks to survey non-profit professionals asking them one simple question: What do you need to know to be successful?

I collected all their answers and designed this course, working closely with them each step of the way. The result is a course that ties together both  theoretical knowledge and practical experience in a dynamic, practical and applicable way.

Ready to take your skills to the next level? Click "Take this course now" to get started!


Who is the target audience?
  • Non-profit management professionals
  • Program evaluators
  • Managers leading in diverse settings
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Curriculum For This Course
53 Lectures
Welcome to the Course!
1 Lecture 03:08
A Tool Box For Early Success
6 Lectures 14:13
Course Toolbox: Get Your Free Workbooks Here

Use an eight step process to analyze any policy.

Preview 03:41

In this lesson we explore the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats model in relation to your organization and it's competitors.

SWOT Analysis

About the review

How to analyze powerful actors by their influence and impact.

Power Analysis

Cost Benefit Analysis
Management And Decision Making Strategies
3 Lectures 09:00

Explore a decision tool used by a former president in this session. We also use a table to categorize a problem into quadrants.

Eisenhower Matrix

This lecture describes the 20/80 principle.

Preview 03:45

Placing a product in the market requires a lot of planning and strategy. The Long Tail approach helps us think about this further.

Preview 01:43
Conflict Resolution
3 Lectures 08:29

We explore the foundation of conflict management.

Conflict Resolution Model

Here we explore the work of the greatest management theorist of the 21st century: Mary Parker Follet. You will learn why she believed that compromise was the worst outcome for conflict.

Integration Model

Giving great feedback is the most important tool of being  a manager. In this lesson we explore this further.

Feedback Model
How to conduct performance reviews
4 Lectures 22:51

Effective performance reviews lead to improved results. This lecture describes the basic principles of an effective performance review.

How to deliver a performance review

It often not what we say but how we say it that makes all the difference in a performance review. Phrases are the therefore, are the lifeblood of a successful review. This lecture outlines useful phrases you can use to deliver feedback.

Useful performance review phrases

As prepare for our performance review, what practical steps can we take to increase our chance of success? This lecture provides a series of steps you can take before stepping into the performance review session.

How to prepare for your review

Asking for a salary increase can be scary, awkward or downright difficult. This lecture clears up this misunderstanding by providing practical tools and steps.

How to ask for a salary increase and promotion
The Theory of Change
6 Lectures 20:10

In this class we look at examples of Theory Of Change and start working on yours.

Preview 04:52

By the end of this lecture you will be able to collect your group's ideas and map them to the basic skeleton of the Theory of Change.

Phase 1: Test your assumptions

In this lecture we define your target audience, differentiate your target population and map out an group profile.

Phase 2: Define your target customers

In this lecture we outline your strategies and help you think through how you work so you can improve your results.

Phase 3: Describe your strategies

What do you hope to achieve? How will you know you have made this impact? Here we define measurable outcomes and link them back to your strategies.

Phase 4: Determine your envisaged outcomes

You have created a Theory of Change! Now, reflect on the process to improve your product.

Phase 5: Reflect on the process
Finances: An Overview
8 Lectures 29:11
Framing this section

How to Analyze Financial Statements and Save Money

What is an Income Statement?

What is a Balance Sheet?

Stakeholders Equity: An Overview

Revenues: An Overview

Liabilities: An Overview

Assets: An Overview
How To Conduct a Needs Analysis
6 Lectures 25:50

Whether you are a manager or an aspiring program evaluator, this lecture will give you a list of important things to consider before continuing with the needs analysis.

Preview 05:52

Step 1: Surveillance

Surveillance identifies the problem, investigation helps you see the roots of the problem.

Step 2: Investigation

Step 3: Analysis

Design training

Writing the report is an important element of the needs analysis process. Here we describe two report types.

Step 4: Report
Policy Analysis: Six Easy Steps
8 Lectures 39:36

In this section we begin with a policy problem and use a series of steps to analyze the best policy solutions.

Preview 01:34

This lecture describes the difference between policy and the law.

The difference between policy and the law

Before tackling any policy problem we need to understand the root causes.

Step 1: Define and understand the problem

Step 2: Policy alternatives

By the end of this lecture you will be able to define the criteria with which to weigh up the different policy choices.

Step 3: Define the variables

We conduct the analysis in this lecture. We walk through a policy matrix and weigh the options against one another.

Step 4: Conduct the analysis

As we weigh up policy options we begin to confront tradeoffs between the different criteria. By the end of this lecture you will be able to confront tradeoffs.

Step 5: Confront the tradeoffs

A policy report is necessary to communicate the policy process and decision.

Step 6: Write the report
Leading Diverse Teams
6 Lectures 01:05:00

If we are all human beings, why is there so much emphasis on what we look like? This class unpacks race and ethnicity as a social construct. Taking this class will equip you with the skills to understand race and racism.

Race and Ethnicity

Is there a difference between income, wealth, and how a person sees the world? In this class, you will be exposed to the way in which socio-economic class shapes ideas, behaviors, and culture.

Socio-Economic Status

The distinction between belief, non-belief, practice and culture are often blurred at best. This lecture unpacks these relationships. By the end of this class you will:

See the relationship between culture and religion.

Investigate strategies to use religion as a way of building inclusive conversations.


Some census forms ask for a person's sex, while others ask for their gender. What is the difference? By the end of this class you will understand these differences and be able to see them in your surroundings.


Sex and sexuality has always been a topic of interest for millennia. By the end of this class you will have a greater grasp of what sexual orientation is, and how to be more inclusive to people of different sexual identities.

Sexual Orientation
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About the Instructor
Warren Chalklen, PhD
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Dr. Warren Chalklen is an education innovator who has taught over 41,000+ students across 167 countries using online and face to face platforms. He is passionate about building individual and organizational capacity in the fields of diversity, policy analysis, and data driven performance with softwares such as Excel, Salesforce and Balanced Scorecard tools. In his spare time he loves to travel and recently returned from a vacation in Brazil!