Final Deadline: Leading People and Investing to Build Sustainable Communities

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Spots are still available for tribal leaders and finance professionals for the Leading People and Investing to Build Sustainable Communities (LPIBSC) program. NAFOA welcomes applications from tribal leaders and finance professionals, including chief financial officers, executive officers, senior financial managers, and senior accounting staff with experience working in or with a tribal nation or Native organization.

The final application deadline is Friday, March 1, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. Alaska Standard Time.

Although scholarships are no longer available, the program provides invaluable insights to enhance your leadership in tribal finance. 


What You Will Learn

  • Investment Governance
    • Make informed decisions about different approaches to portfolio management.
    • Implement effective governance structures. Utilize valuation techniques for assessing investment opportunities.
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
    • Develop a framework for evaluating early-stage ventures.
    • Make informed decisions about how to incorporate different assets into your portfolio.
  • Negotiations
    • Identify effective ways of engaging with diverse and numerous stakeholders.
    • Utilize frameworks for effective negotiation independently and within a team.
  • Change Management
    • Develop effective strategies for leading complex and dynamic organizations.
    • Enhance your leadership capabilities and develop strategies to enact positive change in your community.

Program Details
DATES: May 6-10, 2024

All program sessions are mandatory. To receive the most out of the program, group meetings outside of these hours are also required and mandatory for participants to attend.

COST OF PROGRAM: $3,000
(Payment is due upon acceptance into the program; applicants will be notified)
The program fee covers tuition, books, case materials, accommodations, and most meals.

LOCATION & ACCOMMODATIONS:
Harvard Business School Campus, Boston, MA
Program participants are encouraged to stay in the HBS residences. The cost of the stay is included in the cost of the program.

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