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Training Course

Building Excellence and Impact into Your Program Designs

Recorded Webinar
60-90 minutes

We all want to make a difference. Challenging yourself to do so with excellence is a powerful motivator to get things right from the start. Beginning with excellence in mind sets the stage for building impact measurement and the flexibility to adapt into your program design. All nonprofit leaders should be thinking about excellence, both in establishing new programs and reviewing existing ones. In this webianr, impact measurement expert Liana Downey shared four absolute “must-do’s” for building excellence and impact into your program designs.


  • Set clear, achievable program goals
  • Build impact measurement into your program design
  • Explore using data to adapt and improve your programs


  • CEOs/Executive Directors
  • Directors of Strategy, Performance Measurement Directors
  • Program Directors and Managers


Liana Downey is an internationally acclaimed strategy advisor dedicated to creating social change. As the CEO of Liana Downey & Associates, Liana leads a global team that helps leaders increase focus and change lives. Clients include social enterprises, nonprofits, and federal, state and city governments, such as Speak up Africa, Community Solutions, the Nature Conservancy and the NYC Education Department. Liana is the author of Mission Control: How Nonprofits and Governments Can Focus, Achieve More and Change the World (Bibliomotion, May 2016).

How it works:

Within one business day of your registration, you will receive an e-mail with a link to create your online account at our eLearning platform, Bridge.

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You will have access to the recording for 30 days after enrollment.

This course qualifies for 1.5 CFRE Education Credits.


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