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PhilanthropyU Leading an Organization through the COVID-19 Pandemic

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  1. Length

  2. Effort

    20 minutes
  3. Certificate

    Not Available
  4. Language



Faisal Sheikh is a partner at Bain & Company, a leading global management consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future. Based in the firm's Middle East office, Faisal is a core member of Bain's Consumer Products practice and Social Impact practice. Faisal has more than 10 years of management consulting experience and has been involved in various social impact projects.

About This Lesson

As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the world, many organizations are struggling to keep their teams, beneficiaries and communities safe, to remain financially viable, and to continue providing essential programs.

These challenges require leaders to act now. This 20-minute lesson teaches simple, practical next steps that you can take to minimize the harm to your community and organization and to plan a path forward.

Lesson Topics

  • Manage the crisis: Implement policies and tactics that limit the short-term harm to your staff, beneficiaries and organization.
  • Protect the core: Muster resources to protect your most essential priorities.

Who Should Take This Lesson?

This lesson is designed for leaders of NGOs, nonprofits, social-enterprises or other organizations that focus on creating a social impact.

Course Advisors

This lesson would not have been possible without the involvement of many teams and individuals. Special thanks to:

  • Bain & Company
  • Mike Tetelman and Barney Singer from FHI 360


This is a short lesson that does not offer certificates.

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