Program Development & Management: Directors Toolkit for Success (Spring 2021)

Background graphoc with rainbow colored dots transparent background.
In nonprofits, our programs are the heart of the organizations’ vision and mission, which drive our passion and priorities. In order to be successful, program directors and managers need the time and skills to identify the peaks and valleys of a program’s cycle. This course is essential for those new to the nonprofit sector, newly appointed directors or managers, and those looking to revitalize their program’s goals and purpose as it relates to the mission.

Learning Objectives

Mission, Vision, Values, and Operating Principles
  • Describe why your mission statement is important and how a vision statement can anchor your program planning to the mission.
  • Learn how operating principles help you make sound management and budgeting decisions.
  • Understand how group agreements help you manage group norms and behaviors. Organization Strategic Plan, Program plans, and Outcomes.
  • Learn to apply strategic plans and understand their role in program design.
  • Develop program outcomes, goals and strategies which follow directly from strategic planning.
  • Define program outcomes, goals, objectives, strategies and action steps.
Program Evaluation/Needs Assessment
  • Connect the program design model to the program evaluation plan.
  • Examine and analyze nonprofit finances - Revenue, Expenses, Net Outcome and Sustainability.
  • Review and interpret the major parts of a program budget.
  • Develop a program budget
  • Identify budget issues and negative net-outcomes
Program Leadership and Decision Making
  • Planning - Identifying goals, objectives, methods, resources needed to carry out methods, responsibilities and dates for completion of tasks.
  • Organizing resources
  • Review Sustainability Matrix
  • How to deliver and communicate a Program Impact Profitability report


About the Facilitator:



For over 44 years Pamela Pimental has practiced maternal child nursing in Orange County, California. Most recently, Pamela lead MOMS Orange County, a successful and well respected nonprofit organization, as the Chief Executive Officer. MOMS Orange County was founded in 1992 to improve the health status of mothers and babies in Orange County by helping women and their families have healthy babies by offering health care coordination, education and access to community services. Pamela retired on February 14th, 2020 after 20 years of being at the helm of MOMS Orange County. After 23 years of practicing nursing in a variety of hospital based settings, Pamela came to MOMS Orange County, and brought her trademark. Definitive passion for the health and well-being of mothers and children. Pamela received her associate degree in Nursing from San Bernadine Valley College and her bachelor’s degree in Health Science from Chapman University in 1993.

Pamela was one of OC METRO’s “20 Women to Watch” in 2007. In celebration of its 10th anniversary, the Children and Families Commission of Orange County (now known as First Five Orange County) recognized Pamela as one of its “10 Agents of Change.” Pamela was honored by the March of Dimes in 2004 for “Excellence in Nursing Leadership and in 2009 Senator Lou Correa recognized her as a “Woman Making a Difference”. The National Latina Business Women’s Association in 2006 named Pamela as the “Executive of the Year.” In 2018, Pamela received an Excellence in Leadership award from the Non-Profit Council and the Healthcare Funders of Orange County. After her retirement from MOMS Orange County, Pamela began consulting with several organizations. She is serving as the Community Research Liaison with the UCI Sue and Bill Grossman School of Nursing, chairing the National Institute for Health research recruitment steering committee at Vanderbilt University, and is part of task force to develop best practices for prenatal home visitation programs at the Center for the Study of Social Policy based in Washington DC. In her leisure time, Pamela competes in triathlons, grows vegetable in her backyard and spends as much time as she can with her family.

Cancellation Policy

As a courtesy to our trainers, all cancellations must be made by phone or email at least 48 hours in advance to receive a full refund. No refunds will be given for late cancellations or no-shows for any course. For organizations with an Annual Learning Subscription, cancellations made past the 48-hour grace period will result in a $25 late cancellation fee. If you do not cancel your registration and miss the training, you will be charged a $50 no-show fee.

Purchase $100 / Non-Member

Program Development & Management: Directors Toolkit for Success (Spring 2021)

Course Sessions:

  • Instructor/Facilitator: OneOC Training Instructor
  • 04/21/2021
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Timezone: Pacific Standard Time
  • Location: Virtual Zoom Training. You will receive the Zoom Link prior to the training date by email.
  • Maximum Seats: 25
  • Available Seats: 25