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Belfast.  The University of Maine’s Certificate in Nonprofit Organization Management is offering the next workshop in the series on Friday, November 20th from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.  The topic for this session is, Time and Talent Management in Non-profit Organizations.”  The workshop will present a philosophy for effective employee coaching within non-profit organizations. Coaching skills that has proven to be effective in improving and extending employee work performance will be addressed.  A portion of the workshop will be devoted to effective time management skills designed to help participants and the individuals they supervise “arrest time bandits” and become more efficient in time utilization.


The workshop instructor is Dr. Frank Burtnett, a veteran educator and nonprofit organization executive.  Frank has thirty years of direct service in various nonprofit organizations, educational institutions and community agencies, including seven years as Executive Director of the National Association for College Admission Counseling . Frank is the president of an independent consulting firm specializing in programs that foster human resource and organization development.

The University of Maine is offering this series of workshops at the Hutchinson Center in Belfast leading to a certificate in Nonprofit Organizational Management for non-profit organization executives, staff members, and leaders to deal with contemporary issues and problems using realistic, “hands on” strategies.  The various workshops will encourage interactive discussion of participants in quality planning, effective program/service development, creative problem solving and issue resolution.  This certificate represents yet another of the offerings that the UMaine Hutchinson has created to be responsive to the educational needs of the community.

Other sessions include:  

March 12, 2010 – Marketing the Nonprofit Organization; 

April 9, 2010 -Survival Skills in an Age of Declining Resources; and 

June 11, 2010 – Strategic Planning and Management in the Nonprofit Organization.

The cost for each one day workshop is $150, which includes a continental breakfast, lunch and workshop materials.  Participants can earn a Certificate in Nonprofit Management by completing the courses in six different sessions.  To register or to request a copy of the full brochure, please call Nancy Boyington at the University of Maine Hutchinson Center at 338-8002, 800-753-9044, email:  nancyb@maine.edu or visit our website:  www.hutchinsoncenter.umaine.edu