The changes brought about by relentlessly competitive environments can be perceived in the third sector. Leadership positions in many of those institutions call for executives experienced in planning, management processes, and governance. Implementing professional management practices is a top priority for institutions which interact with large corporations and government agencies and seek to develop and implement projects, raise funds and be accountable to stakeholders. In addition to solid experience in organizational cultures based on metrics and results, best practices and transparency, third-sector leaders are called on to contribute their savvy and insight and propel the organization to fulfill its mission in a broader social context.

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