A Public Service Executive Leadership Collaborative Workshop
Description: This interactive training workshop provides practical tools, insights, exercises, examples, and collective information sharing to align, sustain, and grow existing programs and services through a more proactive and aligned governance structure.
What You Will Learn: You will collectively share existing ideas, concepts, best practices, related successes, and challenges. We will highlight the importance of developing leadership skills and making innovation a part of the organizational culture to improve service delivery quality and outcomes. Participants will explore successful governance structures and approaches to enhance the performance of municipal commissions, advisory committees, nonprofit boards, and more, through recommended development techniques. The workshop will underscore the importance of effectively measuring community results through Results Based Accountability (RBA). Finally, advocacy strategies will be outlined to build understanding, support, and protection of critical financial & other resources.
A light lunch will be provided.
General Public - $299
Members and Grantees of Partner Organizations - $199
UConn Department of Public Policy Alumni - $149
Fall 2019 - Spring 2020 Workshop Schedule
SEPTEMBER 20, 2019: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Performance Measurement: Getting Started and Advanced Toolkits for Public and Nonprofit Agencies >>
With Lyle Wray, Executive Director of the Capitol Region Council of Governments and Ron Schack, Principle of Charter Oak Group, LLC.
OCTOBER 25, 2019: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Leveraging Municipal and Nonprofit Assets to Achieve Improved Community Outcomes: Governance and Collective Impact Strategies >>
With Thomas L. Phillips of TL Phillips Consulting Services
NOVEMBER 15, 2019: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Connecting with Your Stakeholders: A Long-Term Buy-in and a Cultivated Mutual Relationship >>
With Anita Ford Saunders, Director of Advancement Communications, Trinity College, and Lloyd Duggan, Jr., President, gL Marketing Consultants
DECEMBER 13, 2019: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Workplace Team Development – Developing & Delivering Solutions in a Collaborative Environment >>
With Kenya Rutland, KJR Consulting
JANUARY 24, 2020: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Survey Usage and Methods for Enhanced Stakeholder Engagement >>
With Jennifer Dineen, Ph.D., Program Director, UConn Department of Public Policy’s Graduate Program in Survey Research
FEBRUARY 21, 2020: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Establishing and Maintaining a Harassment-Free Environment in Your Organization: Protecting You, Your Organization, and Your Employees >>
With Malcom S. Medley, Director of the Office of Field Coordination Programs of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and Kessela Reis, National Strategic Partnership Liaison in the Office of Field Coordination Programs at the U.S. EEOC.
MARCH 27, 2020: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Evaluation for Publicly Funded Programs >>
With Anne McIntyre-Lahner, Evaluation and Impact Consultant, 35-plus years of experience in state and nonprofit leadership, and author of Stop Spinning Your Wheels: Using Results Based Accountability to Steer Your Agency to Success.
APRIL 27, 2020: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Essential Skills for Grant-Writing Success: Research, Writing and Assessment Tools to Get Your Grant Applications to Stand Out
With Alyssa Goduti, UConn DPP adjunct professor and President & CEO of Ädelbrook
MAY 15, 2020: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Creating, Managing, and Governing Cross-Sector Strategic Collaboratives >>
With Anne Yurasek, Principal of Fio Partners
PUBLIC SERVICE EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP COLLABORATIVE
The University of Connecticut Department of Public Policy is proud to present, in partnership with Connecticut’s public sector and nonprofit associations, the Public Service Executive Leadership Collaborative. Partners include: Connecticuit Council for Philanthropy, CT Community Nonprofit Alliance (The Alliance), American Society for Public Administration, Capitol Region Council of Governments, Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies, Connecticut Town & City Management Association, Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, Connecticut Council of Small Towns, Federal Executive Association of Connecticut, Greater Hartford Arts Council, State of Connecticut Division of Criminal Justice, and United Way of Connecticut.
The Collaborative provides executive training for Connecticut public and nonprofit sector professionals. The goal of the Collaborative is to:
- Provide high-quality, low-cost training and professional development for Connecticut’s public and nonprofit sector professionals,
- Reduce training costs for the public and nonprofit sector associations, and
- Provide a shared learning environment that strengthens ties and networks between public sector and nonprofit professionals.