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Lawrence Tech hosts seminar for nonprofit board members

Release Date: February 17, 2011

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – “Building Your Board,” the fifth in the BoardWALK series of seven training workshops for nonprofit board members, will be held Friday, March 4, 9 a.m. to noon at Lawrence Technological University, 21000 West 10 Mile, Southfield.

BoardWALK is a series of affordable workshops designed to energize the performance of nonprofit board members and the staff that work with them. Workshops are conducted by experienced professionals in classes small enough to ensure individual attention. 

BoardWALK is offered through a partnership of the United Way for Southeastern Michigan, Detroit Executive Service Corps and Lawrence Tech’s Center for Nonprofit Management.

The cost is $35. All workshops will be held in the Buell Management Building at Lawrence Tech.

To register, visit For information, contact Lawrence Tech’s Center for Nonprofit Management at (248) 204-3095 or

The remaining Friday morning workshops in the series are:

  • “The Effective Board Team,” April 1.
  • “Executive Director and Board Relationship,” May 6.

Lawrence Technological University,, offers more than 100 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in the Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management including graduate education in nonprofit management and leadership Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus is in Southfield, and programs are also offered in Detroit, Lansing, Petoskey and Traverse City. Lawrence Tech also partners with universities in Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.