Peer Learning Circle for Executive Directors
Event Date: September 12, 2012
Nonprofit executive directors meet every 6 weeks from September to June in facilitated, confidential and closed peer discussion groups of 6-10 people to address common challenges, exchange ideas and share solutions.
Join a Peer Learning Circle and take the opportunity to develop stronger ties with other nonprofit leaders in order to establish a network of peers to confide in, depend on, support and grow with.
September 12, 2012
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
London Central Library
2nd Floor Meeting Room
Peer Learning Circles can help you:
- Network with colleagues who face similar challenges and opportunities
- Experiment with new ideas before "taking them public"
- Achieve personal goals
- Keep up with developments in your field
- Get support and coaching from peers
- Take action and learn
The focus of the 2012-2013 PLC will be: “Surviving and Thriving in a Climate of Change: Transforming Organizational Culture." Discussions will include:
- Strategy and Visioning
- Fostering Engagement for Change
- Relationship-building with Your Board
- Valuing Diversity
- Exploring Collaborative Partnerships and Alliances
- Creating a Culture for Healthy Conflict
- Organizational Effectiveness
Pillar members currently acting as Executive Directors. Executive Director is defined as having accountability for 6 of the following 8 items:
- Organizational Planning and Development
- Program leadership
- Financial Management
- Fund Development
- Communication and Public Relations
- Human Resources Management
- Risk Management
- Board Support/Liaison
If you have questions about this definition, please contact Michelle Baldwin.
Investment: $140 for 7 meetings
To register: Click here
About the volunteer facilitators:
Jen Denys is the Director, Consulting & Advisory Services at Pillar Nonprofit Network. She is a natural connector. She thrives in opportunities when she can support organizations in developing strategies and frameworks that maximize their potential, and to coach leaders to identify and embrace their unique gifts to achieve desired results. Jen meets you where you are, and combines best practices with the practical realities of business and life to find solutions that will work for you. Jen brings 8 years of experience as an external consultant to the Pillar team. Jen’s greatest strength is as a relationship-builder. She builds rapport quickly, as someone who extends and returns trust, demonstrates respect, and honours the commitments she makes.
Corinne Walsh is a Principal of Platinum Leadership Inc., a management consulting firm that equips organizations and leaders for excellence. Corinne is a facilitator, trainer, mediator and coach who collaborates extensively within the nonprofit and corporate sectors, especially regarding leadership & organizational development, strategic & succession planning and conflict resolution. Corinne teaches part-time at King’s University College and has completed a Master of Laws degree specializing in Alternative Dispute Resolution.