Social Entrepreneurship: Doing Good while Doing Well
While traditional businesses aim to create value for their shareholders, and traditional non-profits aim to have a positive impact on society, these two objectives do not have to be contradictory. In this conference, Dr. Salinas Fleitman will explain how to balance profit and impact in the new economic model of the 21st century.
Strategic Planning for NGOs
Strategic planning is a fundamental tool that any organization needs to be efficient at achieving its mission and goals. However, most literature deals with strategic planning for businesses. In this conference, Dr. Salinas Fleitman will explain how strategic planning is different for non-profit organizations and how it can be implemented to create a greater social return on investment.
Psychology of Persuasion for Fundraising
Social psychology has extensively studied the principles of persuasion, including reciprocity, consistency, consensus, authority, liking, and scarcity, and how they can be used to influence people in a variety of fields, from sales to politics. In this workshop, Dr. Salinas Fleitman will explain how to ethically use the six general principles of persuasion to maximize the fundraising results of your organization.
Governance for Non-Profits
In this workshop, Dr. Salinas Fleitman will explain the fundamentals of creating and operating a successful board for a non-profit organization. This includes understanding the board's roles, procedures, and responsibilities, and how to keep board members engaged and committed to the organization's mission.
Education for the 21st Century
The traditional model of education has not changed much for more than a century. However, both our social needs and our understanding of the learning process and the brain have improved dramatically. In this conference, Dr. Salinas Fleitman will explore how education in the 21st century must change to fit our understanding of learning and the needs of a globalized and digital world.
The Contradictory Logics of Education
What is education, and what are its goals? Although these seem like fundamental questions, the answers depend on the underlying models behind the educational practice. In this conference, Dr. Salinas Fleitman will present the three basic models of education - acculturation, socialization, and individuation - and the implications of their differing, and often contradictory, logics.
Constructivist Methods in Education
Constructivism, and its many branches, is becoming an increasingly popular tendency in education. However, the constructivist methods and techniques, and its evaluation principles, are fundamentally different from traditional education. In this conference, Dr. Salinas Fleitman will explain how to implement a constructivist model to achieve the goals of supporting the development of the students to their maximum potential.
Psychological Principles for the Integration of Technology in Education
Based on the Bloom/Marzano taxonomy of educational objectives, different technological tools can add great value to the educational process. In this talk, Dr. Salinas Fleitman will explain how to select and use appropriate technological tools to help achieve different levels of objectives in a learner-centered classroom.
Zionism past & present
Where does the Zionist movement come from? Why is it needed? After the foundation of the State of Israel, is it still relevant? These are some of the fascinating questions that Dr. Salinas Fleitman will explore in this interesting conference.
What is Judaism?
Neither just a religion, an ethnicity, a culture, nor a nationality, the ancient roots of Judaism - from a time where religion and nationality were fully intertwined - make it a complex construct that deeply affects the lives and perceptions of Jews and non-Jews alike.
This conference offers an introduction to one of the most complex and long-lasting conflicts of the modern era. Dr. Salinas Fleitman will provide insight into the conflict's origins, current factors, and possible directions for resolving this seemingly intractable issue.
The Psychology of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Drawing from his bestselling book "Planting Hatred, Sowing Pain," Dr. Salinas Fleitman will delve into the psychological factors that serve as both obstacles and opportunities to achieving peace between Israelis and Palestinians. This presentation will offer insights on how these impediments can be overcome to pave the way for a more peaceful future.