128 hours about the effectiveness


150 NGO managers from 65 cities and towns of Russia took part in the training intensives in the first module of the “School of the chief Executive”. Intramural part of the first module of the “school of the chief Executive” began in February in the capital, and ended in March in the far East. The topic of effective work of the organization.

In seven Federal districts were formed eight groups of 14 to 23 people – the heads of non-profit organizations of various level, from Directors to line managers, which have passed competitive selection on the part-time program and began training. The workshops were held in seven cities: Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Simferopol, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, and Vladivostok Novosibirk. While in Moscow in connection with the high competition in five people in place, the organizers decided to recruit two groups instead of one planned.

“From spontaneity to conscious control. Launched the first module of the project “School of the chief Executive” on the theme “Effective management of the organization.” By the end of the day I realized how great it is that he became one of the 20 lucky winners who qualify for full-time study. And it’s not just in obtaining new information. All participants – people with extensive experience in the nonprofit sector, practitioners and professionals. Two days in such an intellectual environment is just the bomb,” he wrote on his page in facebook Valeria Coraline, the day of the start of a succession of face-to-face training program.

Stages and cycles of development organization: how to diagnose and how to take into account in development strategies. How are the key functions of a Manager and why training employees is one of the most important skills of a leader. What tools you need for planning their own development. How to determine the priority in their own work and the work of the team. This is not a complete list of topics with which the participants of the project “School of the chief Executive” is not just met, and tried to apply as a model or tool in its organizational reality.

“It is important that we were able to give very practical tools that will help managers of NPOs to understand better the life of both the organization and the lives of the people inside it”, – commented on the results of the intensive training in Simferopol one of the coaches of the program Anna Flail.

Now the curators sent to all members of the part-time program the “school of the chief Executive” homework. Before the next meeting at the next training intensive participants will read the literature on management in organizations, held webinars and e-courses, and a testing module.

“Part-time training during the year. Training. Great course, great colleagues, super coaches. Complement the new knowledge in your baggage, combine and apply in reality, remember studied. In life there is always something to learn and wonder,” wrote in the post after the end of the classroom Svetlana Kim.

To across the country, the project participants could engage in a single, unified program and obtain the same knowledge and skills, the team of “School of the chief Executive” had to work hard. Little more than two months took the selection process of the team coaches and experts who have been trained at a special training. Most of them are employees of large corporations or specialized companies, and about one – third the staff of NGO resource centres in the regions or independent coaches who plan to engage in training and development of employees of NGOs on a pro bono basis.

“For us it is crucial that our project had continued, when the regional trainers, using the acquired knowledge and experience could continue our work on the ground, thus forming management culture in nonprofit organizations throughout Russia. We are equally pleased that our invitation to participate in the project as trainers responded really strong professionals out of business, as well as our colleagues in the third sector who understand the importance of training and development of employees and willing to learn, to develop, or related to the profession of trainer on basic management skills,” says Executive Director of the D-Group.Social, the organizer of the “school of the chief Executive”, Inga Moses.

The project is being implemented through a grant of the President of the Russian Federation on development of civil society provided by the presidential grants.