Nonprofit Leadership Certificate

Event Date

Friday, September 7, 2018 - 8:30am to Friday, December 7, 2018 - 12:00pm


1130 E Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721

Innovative Approaches to the Business of Nonprofits

Discounted Admission

Thanks to our generous donors, we are able to offer a substantial discount for the fall 2018 Nonprofit Leadership Certificate program. 

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The Nonprofit Leadership Certificate is a professional development program offered by the McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship and Eller Social Innovation. Jointly taught by Eller College of Management faculty and community nonprofit leaders, the Nonprofit Leadership Certificate provides participants with the business skills and innovative mindset necessary to meet today's challenges and lead organizations through uncertain and changing contexts.


All sessions will be held from 8:30 am to noon, with a graduation luncheon on the last day from noon to 1 pm. 

The program will take place in the Muzzy Entrepreneurship and Innovation Lab, McClelland Hall 113, 1130 E. Helen St. Tucson, Arizona 85721.

9/7/2018: NextGen Leadership: Creating a Culture of Innovation, Trust and Empowerment

10/5/2018: Using Lean Launch Principles to Measure Impact: How Do You Know Your Work is Making a Difference? 

  • Co-facilitators: Heather Hiscox, Co-founder & Co-director, Social Impact Programs, Moves the Needle, and Rick Yngve, Director, Eller Social Innovation

11/16/2018: What Program Managers Need to Know About Accounting and Finance 

  • Co-facilitators: Michael McDonald, CEO, Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona, and Ann McGrath, Lecturer, Eller College of Management 

12/7/2018: Cultivating Well-being and Ensuring Self Care: Keys to Thriving in the Non-Profit World 

  • Co-facilitators: Eric Schindler, CEO, Child and Family Resources, and Cindi Gilliland, Professor of Practice, Eller College of Management