ENGAGE Offering Public Workshops in Houston

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Mid-America Arts Alliance is excited to offer two free workshops as part of its Houston ENGAGE program.

March 1
Nonprofit Accounting/Financial Best Practices Workshop
Lawndale Art Center
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Mid-America Arts Alliance is excited to offer a Nonprofit Accounting/Financial Workshop as part of its ENGAGE program on Thursday, March 1st, led by Lisa Gertsch. As some of you may know from working with Ms. Gertsch, she is very passionate about her work with non-profit organizations and we are thrilled to have this opportunity to work with her. Learn more about Lisa S Gertsch LLC.

This event will be held at Lawndale Art Center, 4912 S Main St, Houston, TX 77002. Lunch will be provided to all attendees. Please RSVP to Erin Thornton, ENGAGE Program Manager, at erin@maaa.org. Please include the names and emails of those from your organization who will attend this event. This event is free and open to the public.

The presentation will cover the following topics:

  • Basic accounting terminology
  • Nonprofit specific terminology
  • Basic financial reports
  • Basic internal controls
  • Cash balance forecast
  • Form 990 basics
  • and many more

April 4
Human Resources Workshop
United Way of Greater Houston
9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.

This HR Workshop will be led by Megan Beckman, who has an in-depth knowledge in many facets of HR. Learn more about Megan Beckman. It is offered in conjunction with its ENGAGE professional development program.

This workshop will be held at the United Way of Greater Houston, 50 Waugh Dr, Houston, TX 77007. Please RSVP to Erin Thornton, ENGAGE Program Manager, at erin@maaa.org. Please include the name(s) and email(s) of attendees in your response. This event is free and open to the public.

This one-hour presentation, with time at the end for Q&A, will cover:

  • Hiring: applications, interviews, job postings and background checks
  • Performance management and discipline
  • Termination
  • Privacy and social media in the workplace
  • General compliance – FMLA, FLSA, etc.
  • and much more