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New Executive Leadership Onboarding ​​​​​​​
Monday, June 27, 2022​​​​​​​ - Wednesday, July 13, 2022
VIRTUAL, ​​​​​​​, United States​​​​​​​
The United Way New Executive Leadership Onboarding program supports incoming leaders, whether they come from United Way backgrounds or not, in driving their organization to become a modern United Way and in improving its performance. 

This program will be comprised of multiple touchpoints, providing new leaders consistent support, community, and growth opportunities as they begin their journey as a United Way CEO.
Welcome to United Way! (Onboarding)​​​​​​​
Wednesday, July 6, 2022​​​​​​​ - Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Virtual Facilitator-led Training , ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
A new program for new United Way professionals. Through two short sessions you will learn the basics of United Way: our vision and mission, our superpowers, our history, and opportunities. Set yourself up for success – locally and within the worldwide Network. Offered quarterly and at no charge to support new team members’ success.
Understand & Leverage Communication Styles for Success​​​​​​​
Thursday, July 14, 2022​​​​​​​ - Thursday, July 14, 2022
Virtual, Facilitator-led Program, ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
Increase one-on-one communication effectiveness with peers, subordinates, clients, partners, fiends and even family members. Define & ID four different communication styles: Drive, Influence, Steadiness, and Compliance.
Building Leadership Character​​​​​​​
Thursday, July 14, 2022​​​​​​​ - Thursday, September 15, 2022
Virtual OnDemand Program, ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
In a self-paced and virtual environment, work through interactive activities and gamified learning tools, and learn how to grow in your responsibility for self, team, and organizational success as well as foster team collaboration. Join in one of the optional "coaching calls" and share and hear your learnings and those of your colleagues. Hear more about the program, which has been tailored for United Way, from our leadership programs partner Turknett Leadership Group.
The Effective Facilitator ​​​​​​​
Monday, July 18, 2022​​​​​​​ - Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Virtual Facilitator-led Training , ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
This unique opportunity offers United Way professionals an incredible course from our leadership program's partner, Leadership Strategies, Inc., at a significant discount. Learn the techniques masterful facilitators use to achieve amazing results through groups! How do you get groups to develop workable, realistic solutions? Leadership Strategies, Inc.'s flagship facilitation training course delivers the tools and techniques you can use immediately! You will learn how to motivate a group, build consensus, manage dysfunction, maintain focus, generate ownership and inspire to action. The Effective Facilitator devotes 80% of its curriculum to actual facilitation practice - the participants learn and practice the group techniques that separate great facilitators from just good ones. We focus on critical skills such as consensus building, keeping the group focused, generating energy, managing dysfunction and gaining agreement. Join in with other United Way colleagues for this three-day course that hones your presentation, facilitation, and communication skills. The program is 3 full days (all virtual).
Fundraising Foundations and Grant Management​​​​​​​
Monday, July 18, 2022​​​​​​​ - Tuesday, July 26, 2022
Virtual Training Program, ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
This unique opportunity offers comprehensive major gift training filled with tried-and-true best practices, developed and crafted by Veritus Group founders, to bring proven-successful philosophies, approaches, systems, tools and skills to all skill levels and market sizes. Major Gift Academy and Tocqueville Training is a 9-module, 36 CFRE point OnDemand course that requires approximately 3-5 hours to complete per module over several weeks. Designed with your busy schedule in mind, this OnDemand course allows you to progress at your own pace through each module on any day and at any time that is most convenient for you. Employing a "back-to-basics" approach, your learning will take place through a multi-media experience, including video, podcasts, webinars, live calls, and the MGA Facebook page. This approach will keep you engaged, help you reignite your passion, retain your joy of fundraising and eliminate the challenges standing between you and greater success!
Planned Giving​​​​​​​
Monday, August 1, 2022​​​​​​​ - Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Virtual Facilitator-led Training , ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
Maximize your fundraising by asking for planned gifts. In this six-week virtual course, learn how to communicate with donors about their wealth and their financial assets – not just their cash – and learn how a planned gift can provide them with current income, an inheritance for their heirs and a legacy through your charitable organization. Then, after learning the foundation of planned giving, dive into our newly added United Way specific module, focusing on building a planned giving program in your local United Way!
Effective Public Speaking​​​​​​​
Monday, August 1, 2022​​​​​​​ - Friday, September 30, 2022
Virtual Training Program, ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
Learn and hone the effective presentation and communication skills needed to be an effective presenter: understand the audience's intention and what it will take to capture their attention, take a critical lens to your non-verbal communication style, keep an audience engaged, how to deftly handle the dreaded Q&A, and guide the conversation forward. This virtual training is unique with its blend of self-directed learning (4 modules) coupled with your own practice, which is then followed by direct feedback specific to you from an expert communications coach.
The Power of Mindset​​​​​​​
Monday, August 1, 2022​​​​​​​ - Friday, September 30, 2022
Virtual OnDemand Program, ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
Explore the concepts of a growth mindset and mindset transformation. This self-directed course spans 9 TED-Talk-style modules with interactive learning exercises, providing tools to facilitate a lasting Mindset shift. Learn how this shift enables higher performance and greater satisfaction in both personal and professional lives.
United Way Fundraising Foundations​​​​​​​
Monday, August 8, 2022​​​​​​​ - Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Virtual Facilitator-led Training , ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
Hear from United Way fundraising experts about the principles of fundraising and best practices for success. Dive into corporate engagement and key pathways for individual engagement. Explore ways in which we can grow donors. Offered twice per year at no charge to support new team members’ success.
People Leadership and You​​​​​​​
Wednesday, August 10, 2022​​​​​​​ - Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Virtual Instructor-led Leadership Program, ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
People Leaders (aka managers and supervisors) of United Way team members are a critical role that impacts the business success. People Leadership and You (PLaY) dives into best practices for this role coupled with real-time application, coaching, and self-assessments (including an expanded 360). Over six sessions, participants explore four key principles: The Resonant Leader and Emotional Intelligence, Deep Empathy and Inclusion, Coaching and Mentoring, and Racial Identity Development. Because of the focus of the content, it is required to be an existing People Leader. The program is cohort-based and limited to 22 participants.
Effective Public Speaking​​​​​​​
Thursday, September 1, 2022​​​​​​​ - Monday, October 31, 2022
Virtual Training Program, ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
Learn and hone the effective presentation and communication skills needed to be an effective presenter: understand the audience's intention and what it will take to capture their attention, take a critical lens to your non-verbal communication style, keep an audience engaged, how to deftly handle the dreaded Q&A, and guide the conversation forward. This virtual training is unique with its blend of self-directed learning (4 modules) coupled with your own practice, which is then followed by direct feedback specific to you from an expert communications coach.
Major Gift Academy and Tocqueville Training​​​​​​​
Tuesday, September 6, 2022​​​​​​​ - Friday, December 9, 2022
Virtual Training Program, ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
This unique opportunity offers comprehensive major gift training filled with tried-and-true best practices, developed and crafted by Veritus Group founders, to bring proven-successful philosophies, approaches, systems, tools and skills to all skill levels and market sizes. Major Gift Academy and Tocqueville Training is a 9-module, 36 CFRE point OnDemand course that requires approximately 3-5 hours to complete per module over several weeks. Designed with your busy schedule in mind, this OnDemand course allows you to progress at your own pace through each module on any day and at any time that is most convenient for you. Employing a "back-to-basics" approach, your learning will take place through a multi-media experience, including video, podcasts, webinars, live calls, and the MGA Facebook page. This approach will keep you engaged, help you reignite your passion, retain your joy of fundraising and eliminate the challenges standing between you and greater success!
Welcome to United Way! (Onboarding)​​​​​​​
Thursday, September 8, 2022​​​​​​​ - Thursday, September 29, 2022
Virtual Facilitator-led Training , ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
A new program for new United Way professionals. Through two short sessions you will learn the basics of United Way: our vision and mission, our superpowers, our history, and opportunities. Set yourself up for success – locally and within the worldwide Network. Offered quarterly and at no charge to support new team members’ success.
Leading in Change​​​​​​​
Thursday, September 29, 2022​​​​​​​ - Friday, September 30, 2022
Virtual Facilitator-led Training, ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
In a world of volatility, uncertainty, chaos, and ambiguity, our ability to navigate change and lead others through it - AGILITY - is a critical skill. And when constant change or adversity gets the best of us, our ability to bounce back - RESILIENCE - is equally important. Fortunately, both are skills we can develop.  In this virtual instructor-led workshop, you'll learn how to lead with greater agility and resilience by communicating a compelling vision, managing emotions in yourself and others, and empowering your team by adapting your leadership style. This workshop culminates in an interactive simulation in which you'll reflect on and practice your new skills with your peers. 
Effective Public Speaking​​​​​​​
Saturday, October 1, 2022​​​​​​​ - Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Virtual Training Program, ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
Learn and hone the effective presentation and communication skills needed to be an effective presenter: understand the audience's intention and what it will take to capture their attention, take a critical lens to your non-verbal communication style, keep an audience engaged, how to deftly handle the dreaded Q&A, and guide the conversation forward. This virtual training is unique with its blend of self-directed learning (4 modules) coupled with your own practice, which is then followed by direct feedback specific to you from an expert communications coach.
The Power of Mindset​​​​​​​
Saturday, October 1, 2022​​​​​​​ - Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Virtual OnDemand Program, ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
Explore the concepts of a growth mindset and mindset transformation. This self-directed course spans 9 TED-Talk-style modules with interactive learning exercises, providing tools to facilitate a lasting Mindset shift. Learn how this shift enables higher performance and greater satisfaction in both personal and professional lives.
Effective Public Speaking​​​​​​​
Tuesday, November 1, 2022​​​​​​​ - Saturday, December 31, 2022
Virtual Training Program, ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
Learn and hone the effective presentation and communication skills needed to be an effective presenter: understand the audience's intention and what it will take to capture their attention, take a critical lens to your non-verbal communication style, keep an audience engaged, how to deftly handle the dreaded Q&A, and guide the conversation forward. This virtual training is unique with its blend of self-directed learning (4 modules) coupled with your own practice, which is then followed by direct feedback specific to you from an expert communications coach.
The Effective Facilitator​​​​​​​
Monday, November 14, 2022​​​​​​​ - Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Virtual Facilitator-led Training , ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
This unique opportunity offers United Way professionals an incredible course from our leadership program's partner, Leadership Strategies, Inc., at a significant discount. Learn the techniques masterful facilitators use to achieve amazing results through groups! How do you get groups to develop workable, realistic solutions? Leadership Strategies, Inc.'s flagship facilitation training course delivers the tools and techniques you can use immediately! You will learn how to motivate a group, build consensus, manage dysfunction, maintain focus, generate ownership and inspire to action. The Effective Facilitator devotes 80% of its curriculum to actual facilitation practice - the participants learn and practice the group techniques that separate great facilitators from just good ones. We focus on critical skills such as consensus building, keeping the group focused, generating energy, managing dysfunction and gaining agreement. Join in with other United Way colleagues for this three-day course that hones your presentation, facilitation, and communication skills. The program is 3 full days (all virtual).
United Way Fundraising Foundations​​​​​​​
Monday, November 14, 2022​​​​​​​ - Thursday, December 1, 2022
Virtual Facilitator-led Training , ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
Hear from United Way fundraising experts about the principles of fundraising and best practices for success. Dive into corporate engagement and key pathways for individual engagement. Explore ways in which we can grow donors. Offered twice per year at no charge to support new team members’ success.
Leading in Change​​​​​​​
Thursday, November 17, 2022​​​​​​​ - Friday, November 18, 2022
Virtual Facilitator-led Training, ​​​​​​​, ​​​​​​​
In a world of volatility, uncertainty, chaos, and ambiguity, our ability to navigate change and lead others through it - AGILITY - is a critical skill. And when constant change or adversity gets the best of us, our ability to bounce back - RESILIENCE - is equally important. Fortunately, both are skills we can develop.  In this virtual instructor-led workshop, you'll learn how to lead with greater agility and resilience by communicating a compelling vision, managing emotions in yourself and others, and empowering your team by adapting your leadership style. This workshop culminates in an interactive simulation in which you'll reflect on and practice your new skills with your peers.