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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.
The Effective Facilitator ​​​​​​​
Tuesday, October 4, 2022​​​​​​​ - Thursday, October 6, 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).
211 Leadership Summit​​​​​​​
Tuesday, October 11, 2022​​​​​​​ - Thursday, October 13, 2022
Alexandria, ​​​​​​​Virginia, United States​​​​​​​
The 211 Leadership Summit will bring together United Way and independent network leaders to collectively advance the work of 211. This special 25th Anniversary event will offer opportunities to showcase our impact, connect with colleagues and strategize our bright future together. With a rich history in service provision, the Summit will explore how 211 continues to transform in helping people find and get help. Highlights will include leading with increased awareness, revenue opportunities and data sharing partnerships, and positioning 211 for impact.
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.