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Every year we present over 40 events and seminars full of useful and actionable knowledge.

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

Upcoming Seminars & Events

Please note: Events in April are being postponed or turned into a virtual 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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October 2020

Nonprofit Leadership Summit Series: Session #3: Technology

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom Webinar OH United States

Join BVU for a new Nonprofit Leadership Summit format. Instead of a one-day in-person session we have optimized this educational event over eight 1.5 hour long sessions to provide our nonprofit stakeholders with convenient access to relevant and timely content. Join us to learn from seasoned experts in the fields of finance, technology, human resources, communications, strategic planning, and board governance. Each of the eight sessions will be packed with useful and practical knowledge focused on nonprofit management and governance…

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Virtual Ask the Expert

October 19 - October 23
Zoom Webinar OH United States
Free

BVU connects our nonprofit partners with skills-based volunteers to work together on projects in various areas.  These 60-minute one-on-one meetings provide an opportunity for the nonprofit and the skills-based volunteer to work on a small project or the skills-based volunteer can answer questions or provide practical suggestions.  The goal of Ask the Expert session if for the nonprofit to leave the meeting and be able to implement some of  the recommendations provided right away. Register for the next virtual Ask…

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Nonprofit Leadership Summit Series: Session #4: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom Webinar OH United States

Join BVU for a new Nonprofit Leadership Summit format. Instead of a one-day in-person session we have optimized this educational event over eight 1.5 hour long sessions to provide our nonprofit stakeholders with convenient access to relevant and timely content. Join us to learn from seasoned experts in the fields of finance, technology, human resources, communications, strategic planning, and board governance. Each of the eight sessions will be packed with useful and practical knowledge focused on nonprofit management and governance…

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Cocktails with Champions featuring Dr. Akram Boutros

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free

Connect with other professionals over a casual zoom happy hour event. Hear from President and Chief Executive Officer of The MetroHealth System, Akram Boutros.   Dr. Akram Boutros In his seven years as the President and CEO of MetroHealth, the public health system in Cleveland, Akram Boutros, MD, FACHE, has galvanized political leaders, entrepreneurs and the community around an inspiring and comprehensive model of health care that goes beyond traditional medicine to include distributing healthy food and providing educational opportunities, job…

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Nonprofit Leadership Summit Series: Session #5: Fundraising and Marketing

October 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom Webinar OH United States

Register for Session 5 Now ** If you have already registered for this session, you will receive access via email the week of the event. ** Join BVU for a new Nonprofit Leadership Summit format. Instead of a one-day in-person session we have optimized this educational event over eight 1.5 hour long sessions to provide our nonprofit stakeholders with convenient access to relevant and timely content. Join us to learn from seasoned experts in the fields of finance, technology, human…

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November 2020

Nonprofit Leadership Summit Series: Session #6: Nonprofit Collaborations:  Team Up for Greater Impact

November 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual OH United States

Join BVU for a new Nonprofit Leadership Summit format. Instead of a one-day in-person session we have optimized this educational event over eight 1.5 hour long sessions to provide our nonprofit stakeholders with convenient access to relevant and timely content. Join us to learn from seasoned experts in the fields of finance, technology, human resources, communications, strategic planning, and board governance. Each of the eight sessions will be packed with useful and practical knowledge focused on nonprofit management and governance…

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Linking New Leaders – Zoom Breakout Rooms

November 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Virtual OH United States

Linking New Leaders is a fun, fast paced "speed dating" style event that brings together community-minded young professionals with local nonprofit organizations. The goal is to connect up-and-coming professionals who want to contribute their time and expertise to a variety of engagement opportunities including positions on boards, committees, and “friends” groups. How it works: BVU Business Members nominate candidates to participate. BVU works with our nonprofit partners to identify the right engagement opportunities. BVU brings together the candidates and the…

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Nonprofit Leadership Summit Series: Session 7: Organizational Effectiveness and Talent Management

November 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom Webinar OH United States

Building a Bridge to Your Nonprofit's Resilient Future Join BVU for a new Nonprofit Leadership Summit format. Instead of a one-day in-person session we have optimized this educational event over eight 1.5 hour long sessions to provide our nonprofit stakeholders with convenient access to relevant and timely content. Join us to learn from seasoned experts in the fields of finance, technology, human resources, communications, strategic planning, and board governance. Each of the eight sessions will be packed with useful and…

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Nonprofit Legal Webinar with Ohio Attorney General’s Office

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Hosted by:  A webinar for nonprofit leaders, staff, and board members. Beth Short, Director of Outreach and Education, from the Ohio Attorney General’s Office will give a presentation on Board governance, the Board’s fiduciary responsibilities, Ohio’s charitable law and fundraising rules. VIA ZOOM Learn More and Register Visit peoplewhocare.org to RSVP today! peoplewhocare.org | 440.984.7390

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Nonprofit Leadership Summit Series: Session #8: Advocacy and Navigating the Political Landscape

November 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom Webinar OH United States

Building a Bridge to Your Nonprofit's Resilient Future Join BVU for a new Nonprofit Leadership Summit format. Instead of a one-day in-person session we have optimized this educational event over eight 1.5 hour long sessions to provide our nonprofit stakeholders with convenient access to relevant and timely content. Join us to learn from seasoned experts in the fields of finance, technology, human resources, communications, strategic planning, and board governance. Each of the eight sessions will be packed with useful and…

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