2018 Licensed Consultant Training

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To participate in this training you must apply and be accepted into the program. 


About the event

Master the knowledge, skills, and tools that empower you to bring your expertise in best practices to nonprofits across the nation.

The Standards for Excellence® Institute continues to build a national network of qualified consultants licensed to provide training, consulting, and support on the Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector. The Licensed Consultant Training is an exclusive, professional development initiative that gives independent consultants the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to work with nonprofit organizations across the country interested in learning about, conducting self assessments, implementing change, and becoming accredited in the Standards for Excellence Program.



  • Background on the importance of self-regulation for the nonprofit sector
  • Overview of the Standards for Excellence program and the specific content contained within the 67 guidelines of the Standards for Excellence: An Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector
  • Facilitation and training development to support program utilization in your practice
  • How to use take-home tools to help assess organizations in alignment with the code


  • Three-day licensing seminar
  • Meals and snacks
    • Day 1: morning snack, lunch, afternoon snack, dinner
    • Day 2: breakfast, morning snack, lunch, afternoon snack
    • Day 3: breakfast, morning snack, lunch, afternoon snack
  • Access to training tools and knowledge base including:
    • Educational tools for all Standards for Excellence signature training programs including PowerPoint slides, curricula notes, and resource handouts
    • Educational Resource Packets and Bulletins ( 3 full sets of each of the educational resource packets and bulletins (currently, there are 27 educational resource packets) included free – additional copies available to purchase at a reduced rate)
    • 20 copies of the Standards for Excellence Codebook (additional copies available to purchase at a reduced rate)
  • Two-year membership to the Standards for Excellence Institute
  • Two-year license to provide Standards for Excellence consultation to nonprofit clients
  • Consultant listing in a searchable online directory (and individual profile page) on the Standards for Excellence Institute’s website, promoting your status as a National Licensed Consultant in all facets of Standards for Excellence code



To participate in the Licensed Consultant Training you must apply and be accepted into the program. Complete the application for the 2018 Licensed Consultant Training by July 18, 2018.  A screening process, including a review of professional experience, will be conducted by Standards for Excellence Institute staff. Applicants will be notified of acceptance decisions by August 24, 2018.



$1675 (*tuition does not include travel and lodging)

Installment payment plans are available. A $150 discount is provided to individuals who are currently associate members of Maryland Nonprofits or the Standards for Excellence Institute. Some geographic locations are served by a licensed Standards for Excellence replication partner. Please verify if you are located in a region covered by a replication partner by visiting bit.ly/SFXReplicationPartnersIf your geographic region is covered by a replication partner, please attach a letter of support from that replication partner endorsing your candidacy as a Licensed Consultant. The application form will prompt you to upload this letter.


Contact Amy Coates Madsen, Director of the Standards for Excellence Institute, at acmadsen@standardsforexcellence.org or 443-438-2314.



The 2018 Licensed Consultant Training is generously sponsored by Cogency Global.


When & Where
Nov 7
7th - 9th November 2018
Baltimore, MD
2018-11-07 09:30 AM 2018-11-09 04:30 PM America/New_York 2018 Licensed Consultant Training 511 South Central Avenue Baltimore, MD, United States 21202

Hyatt Place, Baltimore Inner Harbor

511 S Central Ave, Baltimore, MD 21202