Non-Profit Training Day is our award-winning event for anyone who works or volunteers for a non-profit organization. It's a way to invest in yourself by enjoying an informative, fun, and energizing day of networking and learning.
When: Thursday, June 22nd. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; sessions from 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Where: Mt. Mercy University's CRST International Graduate Center, 1650 Matterhorn Dr. NE, Cedar Rapids, IA
Cost: $40 includes sessions, session materials, lunch, snacks and beverages.
Non-Profit Training Day is dedicated to building skills and focusing on professional development of individuals who work and/or volunteer with a non-profit organization. Our event opens with a keynote speaker who will speak for roughly one hour. After the keynote speech, the attendees will split into breakout sessions. The breakout sessions will share skills and strategies to apply in attendees' professional or volunteer positions, as well as focus on topics that will further their personal and professional development.
This year's theme for NPTD is "Unlocking Non-Profit Talent: From Attraction to Retention, Leadership to Culture, and Performance to Progress." Come Learn How To Build a Non-Profit Dream Team!
The 3 tracks for this year's NPTD are:
Track 1: Attracting and Retaining Top Talent. This track will cover topics such as employee branding, recruitment strategies, employee engagement, and retention tactics.
Track 2: Developing Leaders and Cultivating a Strong Organizational Culture. This track will explore how to develop leadership skills within your organization, create a positive workplace culture, and foster collaboration and teamwork.
Track 3: Performance Management and Career Development. This track will focus on topics such as setting performance goals, providing feedback and coaching, creating career paths and opportunities for professional growth, and measuring the impact of training and development programs.
If you are interested in being a speaker for NPTD 2023 please complete this RFP form.
Each breakout session will be one hour and 30 minutes. Please consider volunteering your time and sharing your talents at this terrific event! Keynote and breakout speakers receive free registration to attend the entirety of the event. If you are unable to participate this year, but have someone in mind who might be interested, please pass this along!
After we have chosen our speakers, we will update the website and open registration, so please check back regularly. Thank you!