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Assessing Your Organization’s Effectiveness

Every organization has strengths and vulnerabilities, and many leaders are too close to the situation to see these clearly. In this webinar, we’ll walk through TREC’s Organizational Ecology Assessment Tool to show you how to rank your organization on key indicators in three areas: Programs, People, and Money.

Creating a Feedback-Rich Culture

Feedback isn’t about “once-and-done.” An effective organization strives to create a feedback-rich culture which takes both organizational systems and leadership behaviors that are applied consistently over time. Systems support and sustain behaviors. Behaviors bring systems to life. Use this list to see where your organizations thrive and identify where you might need to focus on improving.

Developing and Testing Your Theory of Change

A Theory of Change (TOC) is a group’s set of beliefs about the best ways it can achieve its long-term goals. A well-developed, clearly articulated TOC helps define an organization. This session will cover why and how to develop a TOC, and how to use it, test it, and refine it over time. It will also offer models and resources that groups can use to tailor their TOC to their group’s unique characteristics and needs.

Getting Your Policy House in Order: Clarifying the Rules of the Road

All staff deserve to know the guidelines for working in your organization. Clear policies provide an essential foundation for getting work done and ensuring a safe, productive, and legally compliant organization.

This webinar reviews the importance of relevant and current policies and provides a set of tools for bringing your policy framework up-to-date.

Laying the Foundations for DEI Work in Your Organization: An Introduction to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

In this webinar, The Avarna Group will build the foundations for DEI with TREC clients by (a) introducing precise language around diversity, inclusion, cultural competence, and equity so clients can become more fluent in foundational terminology; (b) map out the various reasons why DEI work is critical to the future of the conservation movement; and (c) provide an overview of what DEI work entails.

Leading and Managing Remote Staff Successfully

Many organizations adopt flexible work solutions to attract talent, support resiliency, lower overhead, and build a greater presence across a larger geographic region. However, leading staff remotely has its challenges. Whether you are currently managing remote staff, working remotely, or thinking about adding remote staff to your organization, this webinar will help you and your team establish practices for building rapport, setting expectations, and communicating effectively.

Organizational Assessments | How to Conduct an Organizational Assessment

A brief tutorial that will guide you through a step-by-step self-assessment of your organization. Walk through key indicators of organizational health and learn what to strive for in each. Follow along while you complete TREC’s Organizational Effectiveness Self-Assessment.

Organizational Effectiveness Assessment

What does an effective organization look like? What are the most important indicators of organizational effectiveness in each of the three main foci of your organization — program, people, and money? What benchmarks should you strive for under each?

Organizational Effectiveness Model

Planning for Organizational Sustainability

Keeping your organization focused, effective, and delivering on your mission is core to your work- and the planning required to keep everything moving is critical. In this session, you will learn how to look ahead using your budget and financial statements to ensure sustainability and effectiveness.

Background Image: Raincoast Conservation Foundation | Jamen Rhodes