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Leadership Series for Executive Directors and Senior Leadership

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April 16th 2019 12:00 PM - November 19th 2019 5:00 PM
Colorado Nonprofit Association | Training Center
Suite 100
Denver 80203 - 3529

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Phone: (303) 813 - 4215  ext. 215
Standard $ 250.00

Our professional development trainings are made possible by the generous support of U.S. Bank



Your people are your greatest asset, and your people practices can make or break your organization’s success. This series is an opportunity for your entire leadership team to align around a high trust, high accountability, healthy work culture.

Take your organization to the next level by first identifying and pushing through barriers to team cohesion, then learning and implementing  management concepts and tools, and finally, building a great work culture. In our final session together, we’ll regroup to share our successes, challenges, and brainstorm ways to overcome setbacks.

$50 for members | $250 standard (Members, log in for automatic discounts)

Coaching Available to Participants

In addition to the sessions, your group will receive pre-session assessments and periodic check-in/coaching calls to help you implement the concepts and tools.


  • $50 for members | $250 standard (Members, log in for automatic discounts)
  • Registration is for all four sessions
  • Two people per organization minimum required to register, more are welcome


Build a High Performing Leadership Team Built on Trust and Respect
Tuesday | April 16 | 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • How do we show up as leaders? Conscious leadership
  • Becoming a learning organization that supports everyone’s development
  • Understanding, valuing, and working across different styles on your team
  • Fostering open debate, healthy conflict, and trust
Developing, Empowering, and Engaging Staff to Accomplish Big Goals
Thursday | June 11 | 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Management best practices: how to collaborate with employees to provide the right level of direction, support, and coaching
  • 30-minute one-on-ones – the silver bullet
  • Tracking and talking about the work; delegation; feedback models
  • Using career ladders and development plans to retain staff
  • Holding staff accountable 
Build a Great Culture Where People Thrive
Tuesday | September 10 | 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • What you need to know about employment law policies, practices, and conflict management
  • Unconscious bias, bystander behavior, civility
  • Promoting employee wellbeing – social, emotional, physical
  • Team-based wellness and work/life fit
Open Forum: Sharing Implementation Challenges and Victories
Tuesday | November 19 |  2 p.m. - 5 p.m. 
  • Open discussion
  • Brainstorm how to overcome challenges
  • Share best practices and successes
  • Determine whether to continue group meetings
Event Description

This training is for Executive Directors and their leadership team members only.


Mary McClatchey, J.D., WorkSmart Partners

Judge (Ret.) Mary McClatchey is Founder/President of WorkSmart Partners, a human capital management and employer compliance consultancy. Mary has three decades of experience as an organizational consultant, trainer, judge, employment and civil rights attorney, and workplace mediator. She is a seasoned advocate for a total wellness approach to workplace wellness, which encompasses mental, social, and physical health. She has founded, built, and served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations. Partnering with the Colorado Nonprofit Association, Mary brings great passion to her work training nonprofits to build their talent capacity, so they can better achieve their critical missions in our communities.

Qualifies for Excellence in Nonprofit Principles and Practices. Completion of a post-training evaluation is required for this training to count toward recognition. 


Need to cancel? Please email Akila Copeland no fewer than 3 business days prior to the training. Members, please review our Cancellation Policy for more information. 

Event Custom Fields
Training/Event Topic Human Capital Management, Leadership
Training Medium In Person
Event Region Denver Metro

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