Local leadership programs seeking participants

Black Board of Directors Project

The Black Board of Directors Project (BBODP) is currently accepting referrals for its 28th class. The BBODP was founded in Phoenix in 1984 as an advanced leadership program to fill the void of blacks and others on corporate, charitable, and public-policy-making boards and commissions at the local, state, and national levels and in other leadership positions.

Annually, the Project recruits a select number of highly talented and motivated individuals who have usually reached middle to senior levels of their careers. A few high-potential individuals in the formative years of their careers are selected.

Those selected are vigorously promoted by a variety of direct and indirect methods. Members profiles along with their pictures are published in a directory which is widely circulated to diverse publics, including corporate chief executive officers, high level government officials, the local and national press and charitable organizations.

Nonprofit Management Institute

Nonprofit Management Institute

The Nonprofit Management Institute was founded in 1993 out of the ASU College of Extended Education in partnership with Valley of the Sun United Way.

The Nonprofit Management Institute at Arizona State University’s Lodestar Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Innovation is currently enrolling for its High Impact Leadership course on January 27-28. This intensive leadership course will:

  • Introduce participants to current models of leadership and seven core leadership competencies;
  • Help participants identify personal leadership strengths and core values;
  • Teach methods for building internal and external relationships and applying those skills in a business setting; and
  • Assist participants with developing a leadership action plan for achieving personal and organizational impact.

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