About this course

Proficiency Area: Managing.

Staff Professional Development is an organization's ability to effectively provide professional development and to support staff in the process of putting what they learn into practice.

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

  • Five ways to maximize professional opportunities available to you as a professional.

  • How you (and your nonprofit) can leader professional development initiatives using on-the-job training and personal learning communities.

  • Additional organization-wide opportunities that may exist through collaborations and nonprofit service centers.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • What you can expect in this badge

    • Before we begin...

    • Putting Your Professional Development Abilities Into Practice

  • 2

    How to Activate Professional Development

    • Action planning for Staff Professional Development Success

    • Professional Development in your Organization

    • Check your learning

  • 3

    Closing thoughts...

    • Improving Professional Development Practices in Your Nonprofit

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