Trainings

Whether you’re a new nonprofit manager, a seasoned pro, or somewhere in-between, The Management Center has a training for you. Check our training options below … and if you’d like to get automatic updates as we add new dates, sign up here.

Here’s what past attendees have said about our trainings:

“I’ve been taking graduate school courses on management and I learned more in a day here than I learned in all my other courses.”

“You should make this mandatory for all campaign managers!”

“I’ve never before attended a training where I was worried about running to the bathroom out of fear I’d miss an important point the trainer was communicating to the group.”

“I was skeptical coming in, but very surprised with how much I got out of the experience.”

Courses

For Organizations: In-House Training

Get your whole team on the same page by bringing TMC to your organization to instill a baseline set of skills, shared vocabulary, and common beliefs about good management.

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For Managers:
Management Crash Course

This fast-paced course in the basics of effective management will teach you skills like delegation, using goals, hiring well, and managing your own time.

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For Managers: Managing to Change the World Refresher

If you loved the Managing to Change the World Crash Course, but need a little tune-up, then this is the training for you. We will refresh on the core topics from our two-day course with new jokes and gifs.

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For Managers:
People of Color & Indigenous Cohorts

This course creates a space to discuss and offer support around the challenges of being a manager of color in progressive and social justice organizations, and to share practices that can help managers of color thrive.

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For Managers:
Managing for Racial Equity, Inclusion, and Results

Building off of lessons from our Management Crash Course, we’ll explore how to go deeper in managing with an equity and inclusion lens.

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For Managers: Managing to Win Campaigns

Starting in 2018, The Management Action Center (our sister organization) is hosting a series of management trainings for those working in a political context. Click below to see what they have to offer!

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For Staff:
Owning the Work

This training is designed for non-managers and will provide the skills to effectively “own” your areas of responsibility.

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For Staff: People of Color & Indigenous Cohorts

This course creates a space to discuss and offer support around the challenges of being a staff of color in progressive and social justice organizations, and to share practices that can help staff of color thrive.

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Ongoing Learning:
Management Workout

With our ongoing skills-building program, you'll get the tools to run an in-house professional development program for managers.

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