Bridgespan's Leadership Accelerator Programs

Online leadership development for nonprofit executive teams

Nonprofits have adapted to more change in this pandemic than anyone could have imagined. For your organization to be able to recover and continue to grow your impact, you need to have the tools and behaviors to navigate the evolving situation with confidence. Bridgespan’s Leadership Accelerator programs, Achieving Strategic Clarity, Creating an Adaptive PlanInvesting in Future Leaders, and Strengthening the Executive Team help nonprofit executive teams improve and adapt their organizations as they take steps toward a new vision.

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    Upcoming Programs

    Timing: Aug-Dec 2021
    Deadline: Rolling admissions until full or June 15, 2021
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    Upcoming Programs

    Timing: Aug-Dec 2021
    Deadline: Rolling admissions until full or June 15, 2021
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    Upcoming Programs

    Timing: Oct-Dec 2021
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    Timing: March-June 2021
    Rolling admissions until full or February 26, 2021
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How Bridgespan’s Nonprofit Leadership Development Programs Provide a Structured Approach to Problem Solving

Leadership teams rarely have the time they need to address important management and strategic issues. Bridgespan’s Leadership Accelerator programs provide the structure and support for your team to dig into your important goals and objectives, create a shared vision, and make critical decisions—together.

Within 18 weeks, you and your team will be able to confidently address issues that would otherwise go unresolved. Leadership Accelerator programs allow your team to define its starting place and engage when ready, using an online platform that combines individual lessons and guided team activities, with Bridgespan coaches supporting you every step of the way. Each nonprofit leadership development program focuses on a core set of management questions, with practical deliverables that put proven tools to work immediately.

Achieving Strategic Clarity helps your team define its strategic priorities. During the program, you and your leadership team will align on the impact your organization seeks to achieve as well as the activities and priorities you believe will lead to that impact.

Creating an Adaptive Plan helps your team chart a path for how you’ll pursue your impact goals over the next two years. During the program, you will define your impact and organizational goals, identify priorities on which to focus, and anticipate where you might face challenges in order to ensure that you’ll stay on track towards your goals.

Investing in Future Leaders helps you create an inclusive, customized approach to talent and leadership development. During the program, your leadership team will put in place the job-embedded development plans necessary to ensure your organization has the leaders it needs now and in the future.

Strengthening the Executive Team helps your team align on the practices and behaviors that will improve its performance. During the program, you and your leadership team will identify the right priorities on which to focus, how to have better meetings, and how to work more effectively together.