Professor Diana Garza, Ph.D.

Diana Garza, Ph.D., is an associate professor at The University of the Incarnate Word. She received her doctorate in Leadership Studies from Our Lady of the Lake University as well as a master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in E-commerce. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Information Systems from The University of the Incarnate Word. Garza has an extensive corporate background working for large San Antonio based companies as well as for a global company as a director of Program Development collaborating on the development of graduate programs for U.S. and Latin American Universities.

HR for Nonprofits: Leadership for Retention (In-Person)

March 21st (Thursday) from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Course Description...  This course will describe what employee engagement means and cover the elements important to engagement. Elements discussed will include addressing diversity, an innovative culture, retaining diverse generations, making connections, employee development, and coaching (versus managing).  

Who Should Attend

Nonprofit Management Program participants, and all who are in a role to provide feedback, manage, coach or lead.

You will Learn to...

1. Describe the demands and desires of today’s employees and how these have changed. 

2.  Explain the difference between the past employee demands and today’s employee demands. 

3. Demonstrate understanding of the employee elements that lead to increased engagement. 

4.  Engage in conversations with employees about real workplace issues and invite employee input.

Key Infromation

1. This class will be held March 21st from 9am to 12:30pm

2. Refreshments will be offered during class. 

3. If you are a member of the San Antonio Area Foundation, cost of this class is discounted 25%. Please reach out to [email protected] for coupon before registration. 

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    Affordable, high-quality workshops and certificate programs for nonprofit professionals in the areas of management, leadership, grant writing, fundraising, marketing and more.

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    Special training cohort opportunities focused on specific topics for nonprofit leaders.

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    Membership program with valuable resources and benefits. Contact Membership at [email protected]

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  • The San Antonio Area Foundation has a no refund policy.

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