blue-icon-5Workshops and training programs are customized to your organizations’ needs and can be based on any aspect of organizational management and development including: problem solving techniques, time management, financial impacts on operational practices, meeting facilitation and leadership transition management.

A sampling of OMG!’s workshops and training include:

THE EMERGING LEADERS PIPELINE

Key to Your Organization’s Longevity

Investment in an emerging leadership pipeline can ensure adaptability, growth, and innovative outcomes for your organization. At this workshop you will learn to nurture a group of diverse and quality leaders ready to take on the unique challenges that arise in today’s nonprofit community.

  • Examine your organizational structure and culture to determine if it supports an effortless change in leadership.
  • Recognize emerging talent within your organization.
  • Learn how to manage a smooth transition of new leaders in place of retiring executive directors and other departures from senior management positions.
  • Develop a plan to move a star employee’s performance from good to great to leadership-worthy.
  • Prepare to fill staff vacancies caused by emergencies.

All workshops can be customized to meet your organization’s needs.  For more information on OMG! workshops and how OMG! can help you explore partnership opportunities, please contact us.

THE POWER OF COLLABORATION

During financially challenging times, creative strategies will allow organizations to strengthen their programs, build capacity and improve their sustainability into the future.

This challenging yet exciting time will produce strong, sustainable nonprofit organizations.

  • A collaborative approach builds on capacities.
  • Partnerships spread risk and create efficiencies.
  • Collaborative models are not new and create successful business models.
  • Collaboration is a funding opportunity.

All workshops can be customized to meet your organization’s needs.  For more information on OMG! workshops and how OMG! can help you explore partnership opportunities, please contact us.

PARTNERSHIP FUNDAMENTALS

In a financially challenging environment, shared services and collaboration with like organizations are creative strategies that will allow organizations to strengthen their programs and build capacity. Many aspects of partnering will be explored in this workshop.

  • What are the different business models for collaboration – from shared services to mergers?
  • How do we know that nonprofits are embracing this concept?
  • How do collaborations increase funding possibilities?
  • How can shared services build on capacities, save operational costs and increase organizational impact?
  • What is the partnership exploration process – beginning with finding a compatible organization to effecting a smooth transition?

All workshops can be customized to meet your organization’s needs.  For more information on OMG! workshops and how OMG! can help you understand the principles of developing partnerships, please contact us.

MANAGING IN TOUGH TIMES AND YEAR ROUND

With the overall goal of managing your organization efficiently and effectively, in this workshop you will learn key strategies to:

  • Focus or refocus your mission so that expectations are in balance with financial realities.
  • Streamline management hierarchy to facilitate quick action.
  • Examine all areas of operations with a goal of eliminating obstacles.
  • Reallocate staff and other resources to reduce costs.
  • Maintain a healthy, positive organizational culture.

All workshops can be customized to meet your organization’s needs.  For more information on OMG! workshops and how OMG! can help you with improving your organization’s efficiency and effectiveness, please contact us.

LOOK IN THE MIRROR!
Five Key Steps to an Internal Organizational Assessment

At this interactive workshop, you will learn how to use a valuable tool to identify opportunities and move your organization forward. You will be guided through a five-step process, at the organizational and departmental levels, through case study examinations and hands on activities.

Learn how to:

  • Ask the tough questions about your organization’s strengths and weaknesses; its standing in today’s challenging environment; the effectiveness and efficiency of programs and operations; and its sustainability into the future.
  • Measure the social impact of your organization on its constituents.
  • Obtain perspectives from a variety of sources, both inside and outside your organization.
  • Engage your Board in open dialogue about the sustainability of your organization.
  • Use the organizational assessment as a basis for supporting new and innovative strategies that will ensure your organization’s sustainability.

All workshops can be customized to meet your organization’s needs.  For more information on OMG! workshops and how OMG! can help you with conducting an organizational assessment, please contact us.

WHO’S DRIVING THE TRAIN?
Fostering Effective and Strong Leadership Governance

At this workshop, participants learn how to empower leaders at all levels to anticipate organizational change and drive transformation.

  • Learn how organizational leadership can attract, inspire and keep great people on the team.
  • Practice defining clear measurable and well-articulated objectives and expectations.
  • Manage staff and board work.
  • Determine unique leadership development strategies appropriate for your organization.
  • Build interactive experiences that engage learners and encourage learning across your organization.
  • Learn how senior leadership can build and nurture the organization’s network.

All workshops can be customized to meet your organization’s needs.  For more information on OMG! workshops and how OMG! can help you with strengthening board governance and improving board-executive director relationships, please contact us.

OMG! will help you succeed at the highest level.

Contact us to discuss customized workshops or comprehensive retreats that will help improve your organizaton’s effectiveness, sustainability and organizational health.