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 second lesson toward your silver Merit badge, you'll explore:

  • How to kick off professional development programs in your organization.

  • The importance of selecting topics and formats that your nonprofit's entire team will find beneficial.

  • How to explore and co-create expectations surrounding professional development efforts and outcomes across departments and teams.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Assessing Professional Development

  • 2

    Effective Information Sharing to Improve Professional Development

    • Where to Start with Staff Professional Development

    • Check your learning

    • Reflection Exercise: Professional Development in Your Nonprofit

  • 3

    Closing thoughts...

    • Your Perspective: Professional Development

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