Professional Development


The High Impact Strategies Program offers mid-level managers an opportunity to grow through an intensive, fast-paced professional development experience focused on leadership, strategic thinking, and managing teams.

This seven-day program, offered over a four-month period, focuses on management, leadership skills, and overall knowledge of experienced professionals. Primary job responsibilities of participants include leading teams, monitoring staff performance, long- and short-term planning, directing daily departmental operations, and reporting on programs and services. If you’re the head of a department or unit, the program director, or an experienced manager, this program may be right for you.

High Impact


Minimum one year in a sponsoring Jewish nonprofit agency

Minimum one year of supervisory experience

Minimum one direct report

Certificate of Completion:

Full attendance at a minimum of six of the seven High Impact Strategies sessions. Note: the certificate won’t be awarded if the attendance criteria are not fulfilled

Each member of the class will have the opportunity to present a project during the final class. The project will be relevant and applicable to what managers experience as they lead their own work groups and other teams

Note: This course qualifies for Social Work Continuing Education (CE) Contact Hours. In order to qualify for the CE Contact Hours, participants must:

Arrive at each session on time and sign in

Stay for the entirety of the training