Organizational Development - Webinars

Innovative approaches to internally driven, organization-wide efforts to achieve strategic goals (more)

Design Thinking

Design Thinking for The Social Sector

Presented by Thomas Both, Nadia Roumani, and Jeff Mohr

This unique two-part 180-minutes e-certification program offers you basic to advanced training in human-centered design and systems thinking through activities, illustrative examples, and case studies. This is produced in conjunction with Stanford d.School’s Designing for Social Systems (DSS) Program.

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Creative Approaches to Building a Data Culture

Presented by Rahul Bhargava & Catherine D'Ignazio

Data-driven storytelling – where data aids understanding and better informs decision-making – is a critical skill that organizations need for creating change in the world. In this webinar, we will explore innovative approaches to building an organizational culture in which data aids understanding and informs decision-making. On June 14, join our expert panelists, Rahul Bhargava, research scientist, MIT Center for Civic Media and Catherine D’Ignazio, assistant professor of Civic Media and Data Visualization, Emerson College.

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The Gig Economy (Complimentary)

Presented by Abigail Carlton, Willa Seldon, Conor McKay, & Sheila Marcelo

Today there are 36 million independent workers in the US who work outside the traditional employer-employee model. “The Gig Economy” will highlight insights and provide a forum for practitioners and thought leaders to share their observations on recent developments and emerging innovations.

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Selling Social Change

Presented by Taz Hussein, Fay Twersky, Maria May, Mushtaque Chowdhury, and Sean Duffy

“Selling Social Change” will discuss the steps that organizations can take to stimulate beneficiary participation. Presenters will share examples of strategies that have and have not worked and discuss practices effective in the for profit sector that could be adapted in the nonprofit sector.

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