Event Name

Dynamics of Leadership, Planning and Change for Non-Profit Executives


Event Location

Cranaleith Spiritual Center, 13475 Proctor Road, Philadelphia, PA



Start Date and Time:

Tuesday, June 6, 2017


End Date and Time

Thursday, June 8, 2017


Event Description

In these turbulent times, nonprofits are being faced with increasing pressures. Join us for an intensive seminar with like-minded nonprofit professionals seeking to increase their leadership effectiveness and organizational sustainability.


Topics include:

  • Methods and processes for strategic planning • Leading and managing in conditions of constant change • Effective leadership under pressure from multiple constituencies:

Board, staff, donors, clients, and other stakeholders • Recognizing and reducing organizational dysfunction • Working through rational, political, emotional, behavioral dimensions of change Participants will experience Cranaleith’s acclaimed hospitality and accommodations. Work collaboratively across denominational, geographic, and ethnic boundaries, to discover solutions to common challenges. Other times are set aside for quiet and reflection.

Persons interested in participating must submit an application for enrollment.



$400 tuition fee, including all meals at Cranaleith

$100 for two nights’ lodging at Cranaleith, subject to limited availability



Program Facilitator

Marisa Guerin, PhD, President of Guerin Management Consulting, Inc., has worked with the executives and leadership teams of over 50 client organizations – major corporations, family businesses, non-profits and religious organizations.


Master Seminars for Advanced Professionals Cranaleith Master Seminars provide experienced leaders with protected time, stimulating content, and peer support for in-depth exploration of the challenging dynamics they face in their work roles.


Why come to Cranaleith?

Cranaleith – Gaelic for “Sanctuary of Trees” – has served thousands of guests over the past 18 years through its non-denominational program offerings and spirit-rekindling environment of hospitality, respect and trust. Situated on a beautiful 10-acre property, visitors can find time for solitude, relaxation and reflection. Guests enjoy comfortable accommodations and healthy meals sourced from our organic gardens and chicken coop. Time can be spent enjoying nature, meditating by our lake or walking the labyrinth. Come enjoy the beauty and simplicity of Cranaleith.


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