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Every year we present over 40 events and seminars full of useful and actionable knowledge, focusing on nonprofit governance and management.

Every year we present over 40 events and seminars full of useful and actionable knowledge, focusing on nonprofit governance and management.

Upcoming Seminars & Events

Every year BVU presents over 40 seminars packed with useful and practical knowledge. Our seminars focus on nonprofit governance and management topics, including board roles, board leadership, public policy, HR, finance, and marketing. Additionally, BVU offers several events celebrating and promoting volunteerism

Check back often as we continually update our calendar of seminars.

 

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May 2018

Chat with Champions

May 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44195 United States
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BVU's Chat with Champions is an opportunity for individuals to meet business and civic leaders shaping the future of Northeast Ohio.   Chat with Champions will be featuring Dr. Margaret McKenzie, President, South Pointe Hospital, Cleveland Clinic as the presenting speaker. Dr.  McKenzie will discuss how she’s prioritized service, advocacy, and education throughout her career and how to develop yourself and others. Dr. McKenzie is the president of Cleveland Clinic South Pointe Hospital and is passionate about championing physicians and other care…

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June 2018

Executive Leadership Series for Nonprofit Professionals

June 1 @ 8:30 am
$2,000

Executive Leadership Series for Nonprofit Professionals Take part in this powerful series to understand what you can do to make the most of your leadership style and become a more effective leader in the nonprofit sector. Whether you are a current executive director or have plans to move into a more significant role, you will find this series helpful. Participants will be part of a cohort of other nonprofit professionals over the series, attending five sessions. Each participant will be paired…

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Role of the Board – Cleveland

June 7 @ 8:00 am - 11:15 am
Tucker Ellis LLP, 950 Main Ave., Suite 1100
Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
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$55 - $95

Over 5,000 nonprofit board members trained As nonprofits face growing complexities and challenges, getting the governance right has never been more important.  As a board member, you bring relevant skills, expertise and networks to the organization.  It is important to have a clear understanding of what your job is as a board member, and what it’s not. The key to your organization’s success depends on the board and the chief executive developing a competitive and forward vision, leading the organization…

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Business Partner Breakfast

June 14 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Progressive Field, 2401 Ontario Street
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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Free - $65

What community issues are important to your company?  Are your efforts aligned to make an impact? Hear about the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how companies align them with corporate community engagement efforts.  Aim2Flourish (with The Fowler Center for Business as an Agent of World Benefit at CWRU), KPMG and Bendix will join us to share their experiences with the SDGs.  Using the SDG framework, participants will then explore how companies can address community needs here in Northeast Ohio.…

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September 2018

Role of the Board – Cleveland

September 7 @ 8:00 am - 11:15 am
Tucker Ellis LLP, 950 Main Ave., Suite 1100
Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
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$55 - $95

Over 5,000 nonprofit board members trained   As nonprofits face growing complexities and challenges, getting the governance right has never been more important.  As a board member, you bring relevant skills, expertise and networks to the organization.  It is important to have a clear understanding of what your job is as a board member, and what it’s not. The key to your organization’s success depends on the board and the chief executive developing a competitive and forward vision, leading the…

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