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Change Management

February 12, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm EST


Certificate Program Elective: Executive Leadership; Leadership & Supervision


Change is a given – whether you are undertaking a planning process, managing new opportunities, or adapting to change in the world around you, the ability to manage change well is critical to an organization’s success. Yet many nonprofit leaders struggle with leading change – they meet unspoken resistance, or don’t know where to start. This workshop will cover tools to help leaders speed up the pace of change.

In this workshop, participants will:

  • Manage the human psychological, cultural and procedural aspects of change
  • Approach change from a positive standpoint and generate alignment and buy-in
  • Assess the culture of their organization and understand the implications of that for the pace and strategy of managing change
  • Navigate distinct strategies for managing large scale organizational change
  • Approach strategic planning as a change management tool

This workshop is best suited for:

  • Executive directors
  • Senior staff members
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As a consultant to mission-based organizations for nearly two decades, Molly Penn has deep experience working across many aspects of the nonprofit sector – including community development, education, human service, social justice and the arts – to help organizations become stronger and have a greater impact. She is often hired for her strong and engaging meeting facilitation skills, in which all voices are heard. Molly has consulted to both foundations and nonprofit organizations, including Helmsley Charitable Trust, Ford Foundation, Habitat for Humanity and many others.  She began her professional life on staff at a large NYC nonprofit as well as held senior staff positions at various smaller organizations. She has an MBA in Management from Fordham University, a Masters from Columbia University and a BA from Bard College. She is Lean and Hogan certified, and trained as a professional coach. Molly serves on the board of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management.  She lives in Manhattan.


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