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Lawrence Tech offers Feb. 3 workshop for nonprofit board members

Release Date: January 24, 2012

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – “Building Your Board,” the fifth in the BoardWALK series of eight training workshops for nonprofit board members, will be held Friday, Feb. 3, 9 a.m. to noon in the Buell Management Building 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. 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:


  • “Executive Director and Board Relationships,” March 2.
  • “Strategic Partnering,” April 20.
  • “Social Media and Nonprofit Management,” May 4.

Lawrence Technological University,, is a private university founded in 1932 that offers more than 100 programs through the doctoral level in its Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering, and Management. Students benefit from small class sizes and experienced faculty who provide a real-world, hands-on, “theory and practice” education. Activities on Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus include over 60 student groups and NAIA varsity sports.