Seattle Works had been training leaders in nonprofit and government service for over a decade in a program called The Bridge, averaging 200 graduates every year who are prepared for their next leadership step.
Your team members will benefit from professional development, alumni networking, leadership advancement and exposure gained through this training and board service.
Preparing your team for this type of role raises the profile of your company, provides new and useful skills to the employees and feeds a sense of community responsibility.
"[The training] was very helpful. Definitely answered the questions I had about becoming a board member, and whether this would be right for me."
- Microsoft Bridge participant 2012
The training course focuses on:
Nonprofit and public sector overview
Financial and legal responsibilities
Introduction to fundraising
Interactive board simulation
This training is given in one-day (8 hours) and on-site, but customization is available to meet the needs of your team. Each section of the training course is facilitated by an expert in the field.
Following the training, the graduates will become part of our alumni network and invited to participate in networking events like Board Speed Dating. Plus, Seattle Works will work one on one with them to find a board that is a good match for them.
Custom course fee is $8,000 for up to 35 participants.