Training & Workshops



Customized Training
Using an outside facilitator to train your staff is a great way to kick-start a new initiative and ensure everyone is on the same page. IQ will customize its training services to suit your group’s size and specialty, so you get the most out of your time together.

Sample Topics:
-      Introduction to Logic Models
-      Program Planning for Impact
-      Outcome Measurement in a Nutshell
-      Meaningful & Manageable Outcome Measurement
-      How to Write A Winning Grant Proposal
-      Surveys & Beyond: Designing Practical Data Collection Tools
-      The Results Are In! Now What? Understanding & Presenting Your Findings
 -     Plan, Write & Speak with Greater Impact

Click here to see descriptions of IQ's most popular on-site training sessions. Don't see exactly what you're looking for? We're always happy to discuss ways to better suit your needs!

Sample Formats
-      2 Hours - excellent for conferences
-      Half-day - perfect as part of an annual meeting or staff retreat
-      1 Day - great to kick-off a new season or initiative
-      2 Days - best for in-depth organizational exploration
-      Webinar - ideal for geographically dispersed groups, with visual components presented online
- - -- in real time and a conference call system for discussion

> Testimonials  from a few  customized training  clients

“IQ’s workshops benefit both Foundation staff and grantees by making logic models clear
and accessible, allowing organizations to articulate goals and the steps necessary to
achieving desired program outcomes.”

Scott Moyer, President
The Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation

“IQ’s outcome measurement workshop helped us look more closely at what we need
to focus on and how to more effectively get that information.”

Katie Cassano, Program Director
FDNY Counseling Unit

"Laurel provided trainings to Avenue NYC grantees on designing impactful programs and measuring results. Her workshops were clear, well-organized and interesting. She is a true professional and expert in her field."
Andrea Buteau, Executive Director
NYC Department of Small Business Services - Commercial Revitalization, Neighborhood Development

Public Training & Speaking
Throughout the year and across the country, IQ also provides workshops and talks that are open to the public. Looking for a basic introduction to outcome-based work? Join us!

2017 Public Training & Speaking Schedule:
- Reporting on Your Impact, Learning from Your Results, January 18th, NYC
- Meaningful & Manageable Outcome Measurement, February 14th, NYC
Pathways to Excellence: Excellence in Managing for Results, March 7th, NYC
Planning for Impact: Logic Models, March 28th, Online via Baruch
Planning for Impact: Logic Models, April 20th, Online via Baruch
Planning for Impact: Logic Models, May 23rd, Online via Baruch
Meaningful & Manageable Outcome Measurement, June 5th, Worcester, MA
Meaningful & Manageable Outcome Measurement, June 16th, NYC
Impact Measurement & Reporting Certificate Program at Baruch, 5 fall classes, NYC
Meaningful & Manageable Outcome Measurement, November 6th, NYC

More sessions will be added throughout the year. Please check back again!

Benefits of Training

Participate in an
IQ session and learn to:
-      Develop a meaningful mission statement
-      Plan programs strategically
-      Write winning grants
-      Manage projects efficiently and effectively
-      Measure and report key outcomes
-      Identify what’s working and what’s not
-      Increase your impact

          ~ Contact IQ for a free consultation to explore whether this service is right for you. ~