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Maximizing Your Professional Development Dollars

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August 27th 2019 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Colorado Nonprofit Association | Training Center
Suite 100
Denver 80203 - 3529

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Phone: (303) 813 - 4211
Event Fee(s)
Registration $ 65.00
AFP $ 60.00

Professional development is important for the growth of your team, as well as supporting talent retention.  What do you do when your budget is limited? Make sure you have a plan to make professional development impactful so every dollar counts! Come find out in this interactive session to learn how to make a big impact in growth even with a small budget as we help you plan, prioritize, and prepare to evaluate your team's development and aim your investment for the greatest impact! 


Our professional development trainings are made possible by the generous support of U.S. Bank





  • Free for members of Colorado Nonprofit Association (must be logged in for discount on Regular price)
  • $60 for members of AFP
  • $65 standard
Event Description
Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to identify professional development needs and prioritize them with your team

  • Learn the key questions to ask when evaluating if a development opportunity is worth the cost 

  • Prepare to evaluate each opportunity to ensure your staff experienced growth and it is worth the expense


Executives, managers/management, board members, and staff looking to maximize their professional development investment 

Level of Difficulty

Intermediate = 3 - 5 years of experience in the field

Advanced = 6 or more years of experience in the field

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Amanda Wallander Roberts, MSSW, Capacity Building Consulting

Amanda Wallander Roberts, MSSW, is the founder and principal consultant at Capacity Building Consulting, which supports social sector organizations in fundraising and evaluation. Amanda has more than ten years of experience working in programs serving children and youth and utilizes this experience to inform her work in fundraising, evaluation, and program development. She has directly worked with more than 60 social organizations to build capacity in fundraising and/or evaluation, including raising over $22 million, developing 50 logic models, evaluation plans, and process maps, and providing coaching for nonprofit leaders. Additionally, one of her community impact evaluations was recently published as a peer-reviewed chapter in “Public Health, Social Work, and Health Inequalities.”


Christina Rowe

As a Leadership and Team development Consultant, and Gallup-Certified in Strength-based coaching, Christina Rowe helps individuals, leaders, and whole teams achieve new levels of success and enjoyment in their roles. Holding a Master of Science in Organizational Leadership, focused on successful organizational development, change, and culture. She supplies teams, boards, and entire organizations with the tools to communicate, reduce conflict, and be highly productive, resulting in more engaged teams, who often even report higher quality of life as a result.


Christina has worked with board of directors in many fields, as well as leaders in their industries from medical specialties, technology, construction, to creative production. She has been a repeat speaker at conferences for medical professionals, as well as association management and nonprofit management professionals. Christina offers solutions that amplify the strengths and assets that exist, just waiting to be utilized, and helping individuals feel valued for their contributions. Christina started The Collaborative LLC in 2014 with the mission to improve individuals’ lives through helping them feel more valued at work, and helping leaders empower their team members to succeed.

Qualifies for Excellence in Nonprofit Principles and Practices. Completion of a post-training evaluation is required for this training to count toward recognition. 


Need to cancel? Please email Amber Coté no fewer than 3 business days prior to the training. Members, please review our Cancellation Policy for more information. 

Event Custom Fields
Training/Event Topic Human Capital Management, Strategic Planning
Training Medium In Person

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