Required: This course requires participants to have a laptop with Excel. If you do not have access to this, please contact CNM so we can accommodate your needs.
Many organizations know they need a dashboard, but very few know the process to create one.
In this workshop, participants will learn how a dashboard report can give board members and staff a comprehensive overview of the organization. Learn how dashboards display an organization’s status on the mission, program goals, and general direction. Participants will learn the important of designing a dashboard in a clear, quick and easy-to-read format that can be understood by many stakeholders. This workshop will help participants understand the key components of a successful dashboard and how to most effectively use the tool in their organization.
Topics Addressed: program management, data analysis, evaluation, technical skills, communication
Level: Intermediate level course
Who should attend?
- Nonprofit professionals who organize data to present to board or potential donors.
Method of Facilitation: lecture, real world examples, discussion
This work will amplify the impact of nonprofits by helping participants:
- Understand the uses and purposes of dashboard reporting.
- Learn different types of visual tools that can be used to create a dashboard.
- Create a process for developing a reporting dashboard for your organization.