Core Certificate Program: Management and Practice Seminars


Management Seminar

  • Meets weekly from 4-6pm for 22 sessions
  • Class of up to 32 students
  • Led by Core faculty member, with guest instructors (meet current faculty here)
  • Topics include:
    • Financial statement analysis and budgeting
    • Strategy, growth, and evaluation
    • Team development and leadership
    • Organizational culture and change management
    • Marketing and fundraising
    • Board management and development
  • Class includes lecture, case discussion, and small group work
  • View a sample agenda here

Practice Seminar

  • Meets weekly from 6:30-8:30pm following Management Seminar
  • Groups of up to 8 students (sub-groups of Management Seminar students)
  • Facilitated by Senior Fellow (meet current faculty here)
  • Sessions are guided by student needs and interests, rather than by a curriculum; students present current challenges and get support from their peers