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Discussion Division Strategic Plans

by Susan Hornung-IL (staff) on Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 02:31 pm

Greetings,

It's been suggested to help facilitate discussion around strategic planning that we share our division strategic plans. If you'd like to share your strategic plan, please feel free to upload it to this group, and choose the group heading: Division Strategic Plans. The landing page for the plans is: http://connect.ala.org/taxonomy/term/28181.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Susan Hornung

shornung@ala.org

 

 

 

Greetings,

It's been suggested to help facilitate discussion around strategic planning that we share our division strategic plans. If you'd like to share your strategic plan, please feel free to upload it to this group, and choose the group heading: Division Strategic Plans. The landing page for the plans is: http://connect.ala.org/taxonomy/term/28181.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Susan Hornung

shornung@ala.org

 

 

 

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Online Doc RUSA Strategic Plan, 2012-2015

by Susan Hornung-IL (staff) on Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 02:33 pm

Online Doc ASCLA Strategic Plan, 2012-2015

by Susan Hornung-IL (staff) on Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 02:18 pm

Online Doc Professional Development Opportunities for Association Leaders

by Beth Yoke on Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 03:45 pm

Professional Development for Association Leaders

E-Learning Options

Free

Professional Development for Association Leaders

E-Learning Options

Free

  • The American Management Association offers free & fee-based webcasts on a range of topics, many of which are relevant to board service, including leadership and time management. For more information and a list of webcasts visit the AMA web site.
  • The American Management Association offers free podcasts on a range of topics, many of which are relevant to board service, including leadership and time management. For more information and a list of podcasts visit the AMA web site.
  • The Chronicle of Philanthropy hosts free online discussions weekly at noon eastern at http://philanthropy.com/live/ (transcripts from past discussions can also be found there). Topics span a range of not for profit governance issues.
  • The Foundation Center offers online asynchronous courses at Online Training. Topics relate to fundraising, grant writing and corporate giving.
  • Idealist.org offers podcasts on various topics relating to volunteering. Visit www.idealist.org/ or go to www.getapodcast.com
  • 501c3Cast offers podcasts on various topics relating to not for profits. Visit www.501c3cast.com.
  • Nonprofit Jungle offers podcasts for not for profits that relate to the topic of communications. Visit Nonprofit Jungle podcasts.
  • Nonprofit Risk Management Center has a tutorial on risk management for nonprofits. Visit Tools.
  • Eli Mina, the Parliamentarian for ALA, has developed podcasts and tip sheets for various topics, including running a Board meeting efficiently. Visit Making the Meeting.
  • The Resilient Organizations Fund has archived its webinars online, which are free to the public. Topics include strengthening collaborations, balancing mission and money and more.

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Fee-based

  • The American Management Association offers free & fee-based webcasts on a range of topics, many of which are relevant to board service, including leadership and time management. For more information and a list of webcasts visit the AMA web site.
  • ASAE offers 90 minute online seminars. Visit www.asaecenter.org and click on “Programs & Events” then “Center U Online” for the latest calendar of activities. Courses are $225 for members and $325 for nonmembers. Topics span a wide range of association governance issues.
  • ASAE offers 6 week online courses. Visit www.asaecenter.org and click on “Programs & Events” then “Center U Online” for the latest calendar of activities. Courses are $700 for members and $900 for nonmembers. Topics span a wide range of association governance issues.
  • BoardSource offers 60 minute webinars. Webinars are $100 for members and $200 for nonmembers. Visit www.boardsource.org and click on “Workshops & Events” for details. Topics span a wide range of not for profit governance issues.
  • The Center for Nonprofit Management offers monthly webinars on a variety of topics of interest for nonprofit leaders. Webinars are under $100 (fee is based on number of participants) and are 60 minutes long. More information is available at their web site.
  • CompassPoint offers 90 minute webinars on a variety of topics of interest to not-for-profit boards, including strategic thinking, leadership and fundraising. Each webinar is $45. More information is available via their web site.
  • The Foundation Center offers online asynchronous courses at Online Training. Topics relate to fundraising, grant writing and corporate giving. Fees range from $20 to $200.
  • Nonprofit Risk Management Center sponsors the Risk Management Classroom with online courses that cost from $29 per or course or $179 for the series. Topics include risk management basics and managing governance risks. More information available at Training.
  • The Nonprofits Assistance Fund offers webinars about fiscal issues for about $40.
  • Whatworks.org offers an interactive, self-paced e-course about measuring the success of nonprofit programs and initiatives for $25.

Face-to-Face Options

Most states have a council or association for nonprofits. These state level organizations offer face to face and sometimes online training opportunities. They are a mix of free or fee based events. To locate the organization in your state and learn more about their professional development offerings, visit the Council of Nonprofits web site.

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Fee-based

  • ASAE offers multiple national conferences that rotate to different cities as well as workshops and brown bag lunches in a few major cities but mostly Washington DC. Visit www.asaecenter.org and click on “Programs & Events” for the latest calendar of activities and pricing. Topics span a wide range of association governance issues.
  • BoardSource offers an annual national conference that rotates to different cities as well as workshops in a few major cities but mainly Washington DC. Visit www.boardsource.org and click on “Workshops & Events” for the latest calendar of activities and pricing. Topics span a wide range of not for profit governance issues.
  • Association Forum offers conferences, workshops and brown bag lunches in Chicago. Visit their Calendar for the latest calendar of activities and pricing. Half-day workshops are about $300 for nonmembers and $150 for members. Topics span a wide range of association governance issues.

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Free

  • Local United Way chapters provide training for people interested in serving on not-for-profit boards. To find out what training opportunities are available in your area, visit www.liveunited.org and in the far upper right corner type in your zipcode next to "Find your local United Way". From the next page, click on the link for your chapter, then use the search box on your local chapter's web site by searching the term "board training" to find upcoming opportunities.

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Online Doc Leadership in the Association

by Julie Nix on Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 03:03 pm

The presentation by Ann Martin and Julie Walker is now available.

Online Doc ALA Legal Framework: Twenty Questions

by Mary Ellen Davis on Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 04:55 pm

This FAQ covers topics such as tax exemptions, lobbying, political activity, anti-trust, trademarks, liability, etc. as they pertain to not-for-profits and their volunteers.

Online Doc ALA Budget Guidelines

by Mary Ellen Davis on Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 04:03 pm

 

Each division develops a budget following a process that fits within the ALA framework described in this document.

 

Each division develops a budget following a process that fits within the ALA framework described in this document.

The document is presented in two parts. Part I deals with the context in which the budget is developed and implemented: ALA mission, history and policy framework, as well as the multiplicity of member and staff contributors to the process. Part II provides an overview of the budget development process and timeline, guidelines for effective budget development and review, and links or references to sources of more detailed information.

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Online Doc ALA Organizational relationships

by Mary Ellen Davis on Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 03:52 pm

ALA is a complex organization! Here are three documents that illustrate the relationships ALA has with its members and units (with notes) and an ALA Organizational Chart.

Welcome to the ALA Connect Community for the 2015-2016 division vice-presidents/president-elects (VP/PE). Information about orientation day will be posted in this community. Resources for VPs/PEs to use throughout their year will also be posted here, in addition to the existing resources used in previous years. Please use this space to make comments, ask questions, share information, etc. We look forward to seeing you in October!

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