Webinar: From CDO to CEO: The Path to Leading a Nonprofit

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 12:00 - 1:00 pm CT

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About this webinar:
Our webinar will cover what skills an aspiring CEO should have in their toolkit, explore the real-life case study of a CDO who became a CEO, and make the case that the CDO is sometimes the strongest candidate to ultimately lead an organization.

Being the CEO of a nonprofit takes a deep understanding of both functional areas and broader issues of organizational strategy—both areas where chief development officers can offer far-reaching experience. But what does it take for a CDO to ascend to an organization’s top job?

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Attendees will learn:

  • Fundamental experiences and knowledge that are necessary to become CEO
  • How to overcome the challenges facing those that aspire to become CEO
  • How organizations should reframe their thinking when hiring for a new CEO
  • The tough expectations former CDOs should expect when becoming CEO

Intended audience:
Nonprofits seeking new executive leaders, senior-level development officers

Full participation in the above webinar is applicable for up to 1 CFRE continuing education point in category 1.B - Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

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