Beyond the Elevator Speech: How to Speak about Your Organization

One elective credit toward Program Management certificate

This workshop is for both novice and experienced public speakers.


Your ability to deliver a clear, concise and compelling presentation about your nonprofit organization is essential to your success. Funders, volunteers and board members want to know what you’re doing to meet challenges and how you’re fulfilling your mission.

Led by experienced TV reporter and presentation skills trainer Mimi Bliss of Bliss Communications (, this workshop shows you how to tell the story of your nonprofit organization.

You’ll learn to develop and deliver a professional presentation, whether you’re speaking to a community group, your board of directors or a potential donor. The workshop is highly interactive and will have opportunities to practice and get feedback, but due to the size of the class, there will be a limited amount of individual coaching.

Mimi Bliss, President, Bliss Communications
February 9, 2017; 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
$95.00 for Members; $195.00 for nonmembers; $50.00 for students
One Star
Subject Area(s)
Marketing & Communications
Center for Nonprofit Management
Other Details
Lunch Included


This workshop has already started and registrations are no longer being accepted. If you are interested in taking this course, please refer to the list below to find another time with the course will be offered.

This workshop is not currently offered at any other times.