The Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations (LANO) is pleased to announce its 2015 Conference on October 22 and 23 at Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge. Keynote Steven D. Zimmerman, CPA, MBA will lead this intensive, two-day conference focused on financial management.
Topic: The Sustainability Mindset: Using the Matrix Map to Make Strategic Decisions
Based upon one of the highest rated breakouts from the ALDE International Conference in 2015, Steve Zimmerman will introduce participants the matrix map, a visual representation of an organization’s business model designed to integrate revenue generating activities and mission impact. With the ALDE webinar series, you’re getting the best in philanthropic thought leadership. Learn more at ALDE.org.
2015 Nonprofit Summit of the Midlands with keynote speaker Steve Zimmerman, co-author of "Nonprofit Sustainability: Making Strategic Decisions for Financial Viability" and "The Sustainability Mindset: Using the Matrix Map to Make Strategic Decisions."
Spend the day learning techniques to develop a sustainability matrix map for your organization, identify the current challenges and opportunities facing your business models, and outline immediate decisions and next steps you need to take to strengthen your organizations.
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This clinic is for pairs of leaders ready to unpack their current business models, identify strengths and weakness, and articulate critical decisions that they need to make together to move their organizations in the direction of greater sustainability.
November 20, 2014, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Based on the book The Sustainability Mindset, this interactive training offers you a simple yet powerful tool for understanding and analyzing your business model that will aid in making strategic decisions in to strengthen the organization.
This hands-on clinic is for teams that including the executive director (mandatory) and 2-3 other key leaders from board and/or staff. All attendee teams will get support in using the Matrix Map template to create a visual analysis of their current business model.
Participants in this session will learn about a simple yet powerful framework for analyzing and adjusting their business models using the Matrix Map, a practical tool for determining the current impact and financial performance of core programs and fundraising activities.
Everything you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask.
Most Executive Directors are steeped in the program direction and mission of their organization – but find themselves overwhelmed by the jargon and complexity of financial numbers. This session breaks down that barrier and provides a framework and the skills necessary for the ED to fully become the financial leader of their organization.
Sustainability is a daily orientation, a mindset, rather than the result of finite budgeting or business planning efforts. It’s the result of everyone on staff and board sharing in the responsibility for deep mission impact and financial health all the time. In this session, we’ll define the core elements of the sustainability mindset and then explore practical yet powerful ways for cultivating it across your entire organization.
Based on the book The Sustainability Mindset, this interactive, one-day clinic offers practical advice to help you understand and strengthen the sustainability of your organization.
Are you operating programs that are a mission-fit and financially sustainable? How do you know?
This session introduces participants to the Matrix Map, an easy-to-create visual representation of an organization’s business model designed to engage board members and staff in making important decisions. This session will address how to articulate the intended impact of an organization, assess mission impact, and determine profitability of programs.