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The Talent Development Platform: Implementing & Evaluating Professional Development

Johnson Center for Philanthropy

Friday, May 9, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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The Talent Development Platform: Mapping Your Organization's Talent

Investing in talent through planned professional development programming has been shown to reduce employee and volunteer turnover, while building commitment and longevity to the organization and improving program delivery and operational efficiency.

The authors of the forthcoming book "The Talent Development Platform: Low and no cost professional development for nonprofit organizations," will present tools from their book to help you reduce turnover and build the capacity of your staff and volunteers.

During this workshop, we will dive into the process of implementing and evaluating professional development. The authors will walk you through their individual professional development assessment tool for staff and volunteers, and provide you with best practices for implementing a professional development system and tools for evaluating staff performance.

This workshop is highly interactive and will provide participants with tools they can implement immediately in their organization.

The workshop will be co-led by Dr. Heather Carpenter, Assistant Professor in the School of Public, Nonprofit, and Health Administration at Grand Valley State University. She is an experienced and highly networked nonprofit manager, researcher, trainer and blogger.  She teaches graduate adn undergraduate courses in Nonprofit Management (using the competencies she and Tera developed), Financial Management, Fund Development, Nonprofit Technology and Human Resource Management.  Heather also has an established consulting business and consults with 20-30 nonprofit organizations per year in nonprofit operational issues and curricular development.

Tera Wozniak Qualls, M.P.A. is Director of Communications and Advancement for the College of Community and Public Service at Grand Valley State University.  tera also serves as an adjunct professor of nonprofit administration in the School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration at Grand Valley, where she teaches introduction to nonprofits and volunteerism for undergraduate students.  Tera has had the opportunity to work with 1,000's of philanthropic organizations, providing capacity building and technical assistance in the areas of volunteerism, generational dynamics, governance, marketing and communications, human resources, evaluation, and strategic planning.


·         In the case that you are unable to attend a workshop or course after registering, please call Sherry at 616-331-9023 or email in advance of the event to be refunded or credited for another event.






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Johnson Center for Philanthropy
201 Front Avenue SW
2nd Floor
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

Friday, May 9, 2014 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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Johnson Center for Philanthropy

The Johnson Center is an academic center focused on increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of the charitable sector.

Our work involves conducting research, teaching effective practices, and providing pathways to service. We work extensively in Michigan, nationally, and internationally. 

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