Erika R. Burnett

Erika R. Burnett is the founder and principal trainer for The Burnett Group, LLC whose mission is to inspire professionals, deepen impact, and challenge the status quo. With over 15 years experience in direct service, volunteer engagement, and nonprofit management, she specializes in a variety of topics, including: strategic planning and board development, civic engagement, youth development, leadership exploration, and understanding and working across lines of difference. Erika has built on her M.Ed in Community Development Action from Vanderbilt University to become a leader in stakeholder engagement, leadership development, and coalition building from her base in Nashville, TN, including the newly formed Women of Color Collaborative.

  • Founder and principal trainer for The Burnett Group, LLC, with a mission to inspire professionals, deepen impact, and challenge the status quo of service delivery in middle Tennessee and surrounding areas
  • Launched the Women of Color Collaborative, an intentional incubator for women, curating supportive spaces and opportunities for collaborators to work, play, and build together while centering their identities
  • Affiliate Director for Communities in Schools of Tennessee at Nashville (CISTN), supporting a team of direct service providers working to eliminate barriers for our most vulnerable scholars within Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • Previously served as Senior Director of Programs with Hands On Nashville
  • B.A. in English Education from Tennessee State University
  • M.Ed. in Community Development Action from Vanderbilt University
Erika R. Burnett

Courses available by Erika R. Burnett

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  1. (Re)defining And Shaping Board Culture
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    (Re)defining And Shaping Board Culture
    Nonprofit leader and service delivery expert Erika R. Burnett will share strategies to evaluate your board’s culture. You will learn how to assess and manage this often delicate dynamic.

    What You'll Learn

    • What informs and impacts board culture?
    • What are the implications for other stakeholders?
    • How can you assess and refine culture at the board level?
    • What are the most effective techniques to shape board culture?
    • How should you evaluate the risks and set the tone as you work through differences with other leaders?
  2. Person-Centered Management: Improving Culture And Morale For Our Most Valuable Resource
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    Person-Centered Management: Improving Culture And Morale For Our Most Valuable Resource
    Nonprofit leader and service delivery expert Erika R. Burnett will offer tangible tips for navigating conflicting demands and needs in the workplace.

    What You'll Learn

    • How does a climate of crisis impact our management strategies?
    • How can you balance staff needs with mission execution demands?
    • What policies and practices support staff success and retention?
  3. People And Partnerships: Our Untapped Superpower For Innovation And Sustainability
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    People And Partnerships: Our Untapped Superpower For Innovation And Sustainability
    Nonprofit leader and service delivery expert Erika R. Burnett will help you assess current policies and implement meaningful procedures. You will learn how to position your organization for higher staff retention, engagement rates, and efficient performance.

    What You'll Learn

    • How will staff development increase organizational capacity and innovation?
    • How can you engage partner organizations and volunteers?
    • What are the best strategies to leverage the program management cycle?
  4. Certification: Build A Resilient Nonprofit Organizational Culture
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    Certification: Build A Resilient Nonprofit Organizational Culture

    Nonprofit leader and service delivery expert Erika Burnett will provide actionable insights you can immediately apply in your organization. You will learn how to build the organizational resilience necessary to overcome ongoing challenges.

    Sessions Include

    • How Nonprofit Leaders Can Define And Strengthen Their Organizational Culture
    • Person-Centered Management: Improving Culture And Morale For Our Most Valuable Resource
    • Eating Strategy For Breakfast: How Organizational Culture Is Affected By Policies And Procedures
    • (Re)Defining And Shaping Board Culture
  5. Eating Strategy For Breakfast: How Organizational Culture Is Affected By Policies And Procedures
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    Eating Strategy For Breakfast: How Organizational Culture Is Affected By Policies And Procedures
    Nonprofit leader and service delivery expert Erika R. Burnett will help you assess current policies and implement meaningful procedures. You will learn how to position your organization for higher staff retention, engagement rates, and efficient performance.

    What You'll Learn

    • How can you assess equity within HR policies?
    • How should you balance staff needs with performance and operation demands?
    • What policies and procedures support staff success and retention?
    • How can HR help you create and maintain an ideal organizational culture?
  6. How Nonprofit Leaders Can Define and Strengthen Their Organizational Culture
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    How Nonprofit Leaders Can Define and Strengthen Their Organizational Culture
    Nonprofit leader and service delivery expert Erika R. Burnett will guide you in evaluating your ideology around organizational culture. You will learn how to assess and manage this often elusive dynamic.

    What You'll Learn

    • What is organizational culture?
    • What informs and impacts organizational culture?
    • What are the implications for staff, board, volunteers, and investors?
    • How can you assess and refine culture?
    • What are the key elements in articulating it?

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