Bad things can happen to good nonprofits. Whether it’s a crisis situation arising out of the blue, or a risk that wasn’t properly assessed, mission-driven leaders need to be equipped to quickly respond when the “what-ifs” happen. This 2 for 1 workshop presented by the Nonprofit Risk Management Center is designed to improve your capacity to effectively anticipate and manage risk.
Part #1. Top 10 Risks Facing Nonprofits
Too often, nonprofit risk management programs are narrowly focused on operational issues and miss the big-picture dangers that leave a mission in peril. This thought-provoking workshop forecasts 10 risks most likely to threaten your nonprofit’s success. Learn practical tips to help your nonprofit steer clear of legal liability and other consequences of misunderstood or overlooked risks.
Part #2. Are you Ready for a Zombie Apocalypse? Crisis Management & Communications
The threat of a zombie apocalypse might be far-fetched, but a poorly managed crisis could be the apocalypse for your nonprofit. Resolve to keep your reputation, mission and mission-critical services intact. Gain the know-how to create a figurative crisis bunker for your nonprofit, including a crisis management plan and emergency response-ready staff team. Learn the secret to selecting a confident spokesperson to represent your nonprofit, and find out how to respond effectively and compassionately during and after a crisis event.
Our presenter is Melanie Lockwood Herman, Esq., Executive Director of the Nonprofit Risk Management Center. Melanie is the principal author of 20 books on various risk management topics and is the architect of the Center’s popular cloud applications. Melanie is a seven-time member of The NonProfit Times “Power and Influence Top 50.”
Who should attend this workshop:
A program of the Best Practices series
- Executive Directors, CFOs, COOs, CIOs, Finance Directors, HR Directors, and other Senior Management Staff
- Risk Managers and Directors of Risk Management from nonprofit organizations and public agencies
- Nonprofit Board leaders and members
- Professional advisors and consultants serving nonprofits, including lawyers, insurance agents and brokers, CPAs, management consultants and more