United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Wells Fargo Offer Training for Chamber Leaders and Members

Dec 06, 2010, 07:57 ET from United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation

- University of Notre Dame Certificate Program will focus on Non-Profit Board Governance -

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation in conjunction with Wells Fargo will conduct a Chamber Training Institute on Non-Profit Board Governance.   The training will be held in Houston, Texas at the Renaissance Houston Hotel, Greenway Plaza, on December 5-7, 2010.

The two-day course, led by the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business faculty, will present topics related to Non-Profit Board Governance, such as building an effective board, running efficient meetings and replicating successful board dynamics of other organizations. Upon completion of the program, participants will receive a certificate of completion in "Non-Profit Board Governance" from the University of Notre Dame.

"The USHCC's partnership with Wells Fargo on our Chamber Training Institute is a perfect example of how we are bringing value to our chamber members," says USHCC President and CEO, Javier Palomarez. "The University of Notre Dame created this unprecedented curriculum, and we are extremely proud to offer this to chamber leadership from across the country."

The University of Notre Dame conducted a survey of 200 chamber leaders to ensure the content of each Institute resonates with chamber members as well as small business owners. Utilizing information gleaned from the survey, faculty from University of Notre Dame designed a unique curriculum based on non-profit and for-profit organizations.  

The Chamber Training Institute is offered free to members of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and is underwritten by Wells Fargo.

About the USHCC Foundation

The USHCC Foundation is committed to the advancement of the Hispanic community's economic development and entrepreneurship skills through the empowerment of Hispanic-owned businesses, growth of the Hispanic chamber of commerce network and promotion of life-long learning experiences for Hispanic youth and entrepreneurs. The Foundation's broad-based approach is coupled with a proactive strategy, which is reflected in the diverse number of USHCC Foundation-driven programs created to reach constituencies of all age groups and needs. For more information on the USHCC Foundation please visit www.ushccfoundation.org.

SOURCE United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Foundation



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