Financial Leadership of Nonprofit Organizations Seminars

Financial Leadership: Using Financial Information Systems to Assess Organizational Financial Health

Date: To Be Determined (8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

Seminar Content:

Understanding Financial Leadership

  • Balancing mission and money
  • Cultivating financial leadership
  • The organization as an interdependent set of programs and activities.
  • The relationship between strong infrastructure and strong programs
  • Setting a tone of financial accountability and transparency
  • Evaluating financial leadership

Financial Information Systems

  • Staffing
  • Accounting practices
  • Accounting systems

Reading Financial Statements and Using Financial Information to Assess Organizational Financial Health

  • Identifying immediate financial strengths and weaknesses
  • Identifying long-term financial strengths and weaknesses
  • Considering whether stakeholders and other constituents perceive the organization as efficient and competitive
  • Evaluating financial health

Fee Information: $195 for one, and $175 for each additional agency representative
(Fee includes light breakfast, lunch and seminar materials)

Faculty: Lisa A. Gioia, CPA, MPA, Senior Fellow of the Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership.

Location: University of Missouri - Kansas City (UMKC), Bloch Executive Hall, 5108 Cherry Street, Kansas City, Missouri (Room 413), Kansas City, Missouri


Registration Form


Full refunds will be given when cancellations are made at least five working days before the first class session. A $50 cancellation fee will be deducted from refunds when notification occurs fewer than five working days before class begins. No refunds will be made after the first session has begun.

Henry W. Bloch School of Management
5110 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO 64110

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