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Greater Good/Kellogg 2020- Financial Management For Nonprofit Leaders Monday, June 29

Greater Good/Kellogg 2020- Financial Management For Nonprofit Leaders Part of the Greater Good Kellogg

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Understanding effective uses of budgeting and financial tools will provide participants a better understanding of any organization’s health and capabilities.  Gail Berger, from Northwestern University, will lead this unit.  Participants will also gain insight into financial operations, receive hands on experience using audited financial statements of an actual nonprofit, and learn the most relevant questions to ask about their own organizations financial statements.



Jim Croft is a Principal with JWC Consulting Group (JWCCG) in Chicago. JWCCG brings leadership and financial management experience to the nonprofit community and is positioned to help organizations meet strategic objectives and achieve their mission.
In addition to his work at JWCCG, Dr. Croft serves as the academic director for nonprofit finance in the Kellogg School of Management’s Center for Nonprofit Management at Northwestern University, and is a faculty member at Northwestern’s School of Professional Studies. He is also on the MBA faculty in the College of Business at the University of Nebraska.


Greater Good workshops are taught by Senior and Clinical Kellogg School faculty as well as relevant seasoned practitioners.  This format allows rigor and enhanced learning in the program.  Participants learn best practices and how to apply these in their unique organizations.  The sessions are modeled on the Kellogg School’s MBA program including lectures, case discussions, problem solving and role-playing.

8:30am-continental breakfast, 9:00am-2:00pm-workshop with lunch included

This program is generously funded by The Grainger Foundation. The Greater Good was created to support the growth and professional development of the Lake County Nonprofit ecosystem. The intention is to nurture and expand these organizations through relevant speakers series, workshops,
and individual professional coaching and networking events.

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