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NICNE Mission:
Promoting innovation and excellence in the nonprofit sector.


Northern Illinois Center for Nonprofit Excellence (NICNE) has been providing capacity building, training, technical assistance and resource support to nonprofit organizations within our region since August 2004. NICNE is the region’s primary resource for nonprofit management and leadership development. NICNE strengthens nonprofits by providing education, training, technical assistance, and assessments, and encourages collaboration resulting in a strong, vibrant nonprofit sector critical to a healthy community.

*As of January 1, 2015, to reflect NICNE's expansive programming and home within the Rockford University College of Social Sciences, Commerce and Education, NICNE will become the Rockford University Center for Nonprofit Excellence (RUCNE).*

The 2014 United Way/NICNE Salary Survey Report
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Pam Clark Reidenbach
Director

815.226.2833
PClarkReidenbach@rockford.edu
 
 


Karen Ream

Program and Membership Coordinator

815.394.4384
KReam@rockford.edu



Jennifer Smith
Graduate Assistant

815.394.4391
JSmith@rockford.edu

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UPCOMING EVENTS ON THE NICNE CALENDAR


NICNE Customer Service WorkshopOpen in a New Window

SUPERIOR Customer Service:
A workshop designed to hone the skills of your front line superheroes!

Why should YOU invest in
Superior Customer Service Training?
The most valuable asset of your organization is your people, and employees who are well-trained in superior customer service techniques can help build your business and increase your profitability.

Workshop Outcomes:
1. First Impressions: Learn the quality judgments made in the first 7 seconds of the first encounter, the 4 key areas on which to focus to make a positive personal first impression, and identify 4 key areas that will improve the first impression.
2. Bad Service: Learn the far-reaching ramifications of bad customer service.
3. Thinking Outside the Box: Learn how to turn a complaint into a win-win situation.
4. "The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't being said..." (Shannon L. Alder): Improve your customer services by learning the difference between hearing and actually listening to your customers.

Date: Thursday, December 4, 2014
Time: 10 a.m.        Check-in
          10:30 - 12     Workshop Content
          12 - 1            Lunch (Provided)
          1 - 1:30         Role Playing
Location: Regent's Hall, 2nd floor Burpee Center, Rockford University
Cost: $40 (includes lunch)

Please register by November 25 by faxing or mailing in registration form.
View and download the program brochure HERE
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For more information, contact Karen Ream at KReam@rockford.edu or 815.394.4384.
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