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Birta V.

"Human Rights and Non-profits, Central America"

Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
female, age 32
Speaks: German, Spanish, English, Icelandic
Joined Oct 25, 2007

My Work - UPEACE Centre for Executive and Professional Education
Non-Profit Leadership
University for Peace (UN-chartered UPEACE)

Location: COSTA RICA (San Jose)
Date: 11/12/2007 to 11/16/2007
Language: English
Type: Training Course or Seminar
Keywords: Leadership and Teamwork, NGOs and Private Sector

Training Description

The United Nations mandated University for Peace, headquartered in Costa Rica, is offering a professional development short course titled, 'Nonprofit Leadership: Maximizing Impact'. This case study-based course will focus on the specific challenges of nonprofit management in a changing world, innovative fundraising approaches, and developing skills for effective nonprofit leadership. The course is designed to provide the necessary tools and resources to put theory into action.

Training Cost
$1,400 (discounts for Latin Americans and those in need)

Intended Audience
The Centre reaches out to nonprofit leaders, business executives, educators at all levels, UN staff, students and other professional audiences.

Corporate Social Responsibility - Walking the Talk
University for Peace (UN-chartered UPEACE)

Location: COSTA RICA (San Jose)
Date: 12/10/2007 to 12/12/2007
Language: English
Type: Training Course or Seminar
Keywords: NGOs and Private Sector, Standards and Best Practices

Training Description
This three-day workshop is designed for business executives interested in implementing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) integrally in their organizations. It addresses different CSR standards and approaches for moving forward. The course stresses the importance of measuring impact, communicating successes, and networking with other professionals in order to have a successful CSR programme.

Training Cost
$950 (discounts for Latin Americans and others in need)

Intended Audience
The Centre reaches out to nonprofit leaders, business executives, educators at all levels, UN staff, students and other professional audiences.

More information:

Training Contacts:
Mohit Mukherjee (Centre's Director)
Telephone: +5062059021

Birta (me, Project Coordinator)

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