CEN TRAINING | Succession Planning 2 - Managing CEO/ED Transitions | Redwood City, 4/9
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April 9, 2019 | 13:00 - 16:00


Managing CEO / ED Transitions

CEN is offering two in-depth workshops on nonprofit succession planning. The morning session will focus on preparing for smooth staff transitions, at all levels, and the afternoon session will be a comprehensive look at how the board and key staff should plan and manage an executive leadership change.  Unique content will be addressed in each workshop and participants have the option to register for one (or both) sessions. Click here to learn and register for the related morning session “Succession Planning – Smooth Transitions at all Staff Levels!”


"CEN's ED Transition training was perhaps the most useful training  I've ever attended. It was interesting, engaging, and extremely practical."

- Tamar Sofer-Geri, Carb DM

Workshop Description

It is not a matter of IF, but WHEN … is your nonprofit organization prepared for an executive transition? An unplanned separation can be detrimental to the health of an organization. In this workshop participants will gain a clear understanding of the board’s key roles and responsibilities throughout the transition process. You will learn how to prepare for a transition (expected or unexpected), how to design and execute a plan for this transition, best practices to identify and hire a new executive, and how to maintain an environment of long term organizational health.

Intended Audience: Nonprofit board members, executives, and key senior staff.


  • Gain a clear understanding of the board’s role before, during, and after transitions
  • Take home an outline for how to plan for and effectively manage an executive transition period
  • Strategies to identify and hire a candidate that enhances capacity and impact


When: April 9th, 2019  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Where: Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, 350 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City, 94065 (Harbor Room)

Cost*: CEN Members - $75 | Non-members - $150

Instructor: Donna Wies







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