About this course

Proficiency Area: Learning.

Organizational Capacity is an organization’s ability to assess its operational capacity and infrastructure in relation to making progress on its mission.

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

  • The components of an action plan, and how action plans can be used to manage change.

  • Action-planning starting points and further steps that build your nonprofit's capacity.

  • Benefits of action-planning.

  • Different ways to measure and assess your own organization's overall capacity.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • What you can expect in this badge

    • Before we begin...

    • Putting Your Organizational Capacity Abilities into Practice

  • 2

    Activating your Capacity-Building Efforts

    • Action Planning for Your Own Capacity Building Success

    • Action Planning for Capacity Building in Your Organization

    • Check your learning

  • 3

    Closing thoughts...

    • Improving Organizational Capacity Efforts in Your Nonprofit

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