Bridgespan Leadership Accelerator

Powerful programs. Stronger teams. Greater impact.

Confidently Tackle Strategic Challenges

Accelerator programs provide nonprofit executive teams with management support through a powerful combination of online lessons and guided team activities.

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    Built for nonprofit leadership teams

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    Average program duration is 12 to 16 weeks

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    Structured yet flexible to meet your needs

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    Combines live team workshops with online lessons

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    Includes 1-on-1 Bridgespan coaching

Grounded in Expertise

Over the last two decades, Bridgespan has helped hundreds of nonprofit organizations effectively address key leadership and strategic issues. We have developed these programs in collaboration with a diverse set of global organizations, nonprofit leaders, and sector experts.

Our time-tested tools and innovative learning approaches have helped clients get clear on their strategies, accelerate their impact, improve their decision-making confidence, and empower their teams to prioritize the work that matters most.

Now we’re making that strategic management advice available in an innovative format that combines individual online lessons with guided team activities on an interactive platform.

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Team Based

Having time with your executive team to address strategic issues is rare and valuable. Accelerator programs provide the structure for your team to dig into important topics, create a shared vision, and make critical decisions. In 12-16 weeks, you can confidently address priorities that would otherwise go unresolved. 

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Flexible and Results-Driven

You have limited time and dollars. Accelerator programs allow executive teams to engage where they are, when they’re ready, through a flexible online platform. Each Accelerator program focuses on a core set of management questions, with practical deliverables that put proven tools to work immediately. 

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Develop your talent
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In the Investing in Future Leaders program, your executive team will put in place the job-embedded development plans necessary to ensure your organization has the leaders it needs when it needs them.

  • Program Timing: August - December 2020
  • Deadline to Apply: July 15, 2020
Clarify your impact goals
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In the Achieving Strategic Clarity program, you and your executive team will align on the impact your organization seeks to achieve, as well as the activities and priorities that will lead to that impact.

  • Program Timing: August - December 2020
  • Deadline to Apply: July 15, 2020