About this course

Proficiency Area: Leading.

Mission Leadership is an organization's ability to inspire people within the organization to work toward a common vision and mission.

In the first lesson toward your silver Merit badge, you'll explore:

  • A refresher on the roots of mission-focused leadership and the role that connecting people plays in it.

  • How to use the "5 Whys" exercise in deepening your own and your team's mission-focused leadership capacity.

  • How to create an action plan to improve mission-focused leadership in yourself and your team, and five practical ways to do so right away.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • What you can expect in this badge

    • Before we begin...

    • Putting Your Mission-Focused Leadership Abilities Into Practice

  • 2

    Activating Mission-Focused Leadership

    • Activating Mission-Focused Leadership

    • Activating Mission-Focused Leadership through Action Plans

    • Check your learning

  • 3

    Closing thoughts...

    • Improving Mission-Focused Leadership Practices in Your Nonprofit

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