NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School announces its fall program schedule, including an expanded "Nonprofit Executive & Emerging Leader Certificate Program" (November 2-4) and "Bribery and Corruption in the Global Economy" speakers program (December 2).
The sixth annual Nonprofit Executive & Emerging Leader Certificate Program, which now includes a track specific to professionals transitioning to the nonprofit arena, equips current and future leaders with the tools needed to develop and guide the nonprofit sector. It is led by the Institute's Co-Founders, Alex Plinio and James Abruzzo, with participation from expert practitioners in the field of nonprofit management.
"The program is packed with information, resources and outstanding speakers and includes interaction with leaders from some of the most effective and respected nonprofits," said Christine Bonney, who used the skills gained from the 2009 program to transition from financial services to a development and communications position with the Women's Health and Counseling Center.
The curriculum focuses on sector specific topics, such as: Fund development; Board Strategy; Social Media; Ethics and Accountability; Executive Compensation; Communication; and Sustainability, and will address a broader range of executive needs, including:
- Helping senior executives to more effectively drive their organizations with stronger management and leadership skills;
- Assisting managers' transition from a corporate to a nonprofit position and effectively apply their experience;
- Advancing the skills of emerging leaders preparing for future executive positions.
Registration is required. Partial scholarships are available for qualifying applicants. Emerging leader scholarships are possible by a generous grant from the American Express Foundation.
The "Bribery and Corruption in the Global Economy" speakers series program (December 2) will tackle mitigating risk through effective corporate leadership and culture. It is designed for compliance officers, executives from the business, nonprofit and government sectors, especially those with an international presence, and compliance lawyers. The program will focus on:
- The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - past, present and future
- Assessing the vulnerabilities and risks of an organization in today's global economy
- The right leadership, culture and approach to regulatory and legal issues
- Andrea Bonime-Blanc, Esq., Associate General Counsel and Director of Ethics and Compliance, Navigant Consulting, Inc.
- Mark Brzezinski, Esq., Partner, McGuire Woods, LLP
- Noreen M. Fierro, Vice President, Corporate AML/FCPA Compliance Officer, Prudential
Both programs will be held at Rutgers Business School in Newark, New Jersey.
About Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School
The Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership works with business and government entities, nonprofit and philanthropic organizations, and within the University to provide leaders and future leaders with the education, training and critical-thinking tools needed to become more effective leaders and managers and make ethical decisions to address real-world challenges. For more information, visit http://www.business.rutgers.edu/iel.
SOURCE Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership