Syllabus and Schedule






January 16, 2018


9:00-9:45
Overview and Introductions
Understanding the Basic Concepts of Networks and Connectivity
9:45-10:30
Module 1: Networked International Organizations:Overview
10:30-10:45
Break
10:45-Noon
Module 2: Understanding Networks and Network Mapping
Noon-1
Lunch
1-2:30
Module 3: Digital Diplomacy and Social Media

Virtual Guest (Pre-recorded video interview)
Ethan Tabor, Public Affaiars
US Embassy of Finland

Module 4: International Organizations and Social Media

Virtual Guest: (Pre-recorded video interview)
Joanna Wiseman Souza, Digital Fundraising

Unicef
2:30-2:45

2:45-3:45
Module 5: Grassroots/Local Organizations Working On International Development Issues
Virtual Guest:Live Via Zoom
Heather Ramsey, Co-Founder
Wake
3:45-4:45
Module 6: The Building Blocks of Social Media Strategy
4:45-5:00
Wrap Up


January 17, 2018

9:00-9:15
Agenda Overview and Assignment Recap
9:15-10:30
Personal Brand and Professional Networking Strategies onLinkedIn and Twitter
10:30-10:45
Break
10:45-12:00
Understanding Burnout, Self-Care Strategy, and Technology Wellness
for Nonprofit Professionals


12-1
Lunch
1:00-2:30
Work on Assignment

2:30-2:45
Break
2:45-3:15
Practice Presentations
3:15-4:30
Students present their final assignment to full class
4:30-5:00
Closing

Student Assignments
http://networked-international-organizations.wikispaces.com/participants_2018


Required Text:

The Networked Nonprofit (Chapters 3 and 4) by Beth Kanter and Alison Fine
http://bit.ly/netnon-book-download

Networks for Social Change: White Paper by Beth Kanter
http://bit.ly/networks-for-social-change-paper

Technology Wellness for Nonprofit Professionals (Micro-Learning Unit)
http://bit.ly/tech-wellness (You’ll need to set up a nonprofit ready account to access)


Optional Text:



Measuring the Networked Nonprofit (Chapters 4-5) by Beth Kanter and KD Paine

http://amzn.to/measure-networknp

The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact without Burnout by Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman

http://bit.ly/happyhealthynpbook (Chapters 1-5)

The Emerging Nonprofit Leader’s Playbook by Beth Kanter and Third Plateau

http://www.emergingleader.co (Section on “Leading Self”)