Dashboards are used by increasing numbers of nonprofits to track selected metrics deemed important to a particular organization. These metrics can include not only those related to financial goals but also those related to programmatic goals. In many cases, they help organizations judge whether a particular theory of practice or business strategy works and whether success in both areas aligns.
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In this workshop, we will show dashboards related to different types of organizations, explaining why particular metrics are chosen, why they are displayed in a particular way graphically, and how they were constructed.
Among the things to be addressed
- What makes an effective nonprofit dashboard and how can you leverage it as a powerful performance management tool?
- How can a dashboard help you understand your organization’s business model?
- From selecting metrics to visualizing the data, what are the components to building an effective dashboard?