Many wonderful teams will be joining us for upcoming presentations of Strategy and Managing People. Teams hail from all over the United States and represent a broad mix of disciplines and budget sizes. Congratulations to the accepted teams—we look forward to working with you!
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“Culture eats strategy.” This sentiment is one commonly expressed at executive education programs and among business leaders to convey just how important culture can be to organizational success. Developing an organizational culture that supports your mission and drives your strategy is a task that goes beyond the human resources department. It is the responsibility of [...]
At National Arts Strategies, we love hearing from participating teams about how attending our seminars has impacted their work. For The Loft Literary Center, attending Strategy was not only educational, it was a true working session that was instrumental in helping the organization move forward with its plan to offer online learning. As a result [...]
Why not skip the gadgets this holiday season and instead pledge to invest in your organization’s future? Apply to attend one of our two upcoming Business of Arts and Culture team seminars – Strategy, March 7-9, 2013 in San Francisco and Managing People, March 21-22, 2013 in Chicago.
Governance is an important issue to nonprofits, and it’s been discussed widely in recent days. Take a look at these articles of note: Nonprofit Arts Orgs and the Boards That Love Them » Boards Can’t Police Charities, So New Oversight Measures Are Urgently Needed » Stars Shine Brighter When They’re on the Board » Are you [...]
How does your organization today compare to its original form? It’s likely you’ve experienced some change – maybe in programming, audience or revenue structure. We’re constantly under pressure to explore new models and new funding sources. Advances in technology have changed the way we design and deliver some services, and also how we work. All [...]
Finance can be an intimidating issue for many administrators. Limited budgets and today’s challenging economy affect all areas of an organization, but those outside the finance department often shy away from financial conversations, claiming ignorance of accounting practices or fear of numbers. How we can approach seemingly challenging or stress-inducing financial matters in a way [...]
Applications for the 2012 presentations of Finance and Strategic Governance are now available on the National Arts Strategies website. Presented October 11-12 in Minneapolis, Finance will give your leadership team the tools to make effective and sustainable financial decisions best suited to your organization and mission. Apply by July 20 » Strategic Governance, held November [...]
Twelve teams from around the country have been selected from a competitive pool of applicants to participate in Strategic Marketing this spring in Washington, DC. They represent a broad mix of disciplines and budget sizes, and bring a diverse mix of voices and experience to the class. We look forward to working with these teams [...]
National Arts Strategies’ first seminar of 2012, Strategic Marketing, will be presented next April 12-13 in Washington, DC by leading marketing faculty Dr. John Gourville and Jill Avery.
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The complex issues involved in leading a cultural nonprofit today can challenge even the most skilled management team. Using our first-hand experience in the arts and working with faculty from leading business and graduate schools, we deliver executive-level programs that help you find new opportunities, manage your resources and lead your organization toward its mission.
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