The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the singular organizational position in Eminence who is primarily responsible to carry out the strategic plans and policies as established by the EC. The CEP reports to the EC. The CEO of Eminence not only oversees design, marketing, promotion, delivery and quality of programs, products and services but also assures that the organization and its mission and programs are consistently presented in strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders and potential donors.
Knowledge Management is a process whereby the members of KMT identify the amount and nature of knowledge it requires to achieve the short-term and long-term objectives of Eminence. KMT designs and implement a system which allows the entire Eminence team to manage the proposals (including fund generation), creating information, maintenance (including updating and discarding), sharing and dissemination. KM covers the area of overlap between research, IT, learning and development with organizational practice. Therefore, the Eminence KMT is formed with a blend of people who can cover all these areas. The existing KMT has individuals with high coaching and training skills, writing capability, expertise to facilitate and influence, marketing and communication skills.
The Project Management Team provides necessary support at the functional level for the implementation of projects. Project Management team members deploy a project in real life environment according to predefined plan. This team is responsible for project’s institutional development initiatives including strategic and implementation planning, coordination support, documentation and reporting, and providing support to the KMT.
Communication is an integral tool in our daily lives without which functioning of our entire existence would cease to exist. It is a process with the purpose that allows people to exchange information by one or more methods. People communicate to satisfy needs in both their personal and non-personal lives. People want to be heard, to be respected and to be wanted. They also want to accomplish tasks and to attain goals. This is particularly relevant when we speak about managing communication within the context of an organization.
Communication perhaps is one of the most quintessential aspects of an organization. Effective communication is the key to unlock every million dollar idea. For an organizational body primarily focusing upon development strategies, collective and mutual initiations of ideas from each member are deemed to be effective for its accomplishment. Good exchange of communication pull an organization toward its goals, conflicting conversation block progress. Eminence thrives to ensure that proper and quality exchange of communication is utilized to its maximum potential for the success of each research, project, program and the entire institution. Openness and candor, both within and outside the organization, is among our leading principles and it is our communication management team that ensures proactive participation within and among each of our members, trainees, partners and other organizations.
The Financial management of Eminence is similar to financial management in the commercial sector in many respects; however, certain key differences shift the focus of Eminence Financial Management Team (FMT). Being a not-for-profit organization, Eminence’s primary goal is not to increase shareholder value; rather it is to provide some socially desirable need on an ongoing basis.Eminence depends on resource providers that are not engaging in an exchange transaction. Therefore, budgeting and cash management are two most critical activity areas of Eminence FMT. This team develops budget for Eminence and its staffs, which gives a direction for allocating and maximizing the use of resources. This budget prepared by the FMT works as Eminence’s operating plan for a fiscal period in monetary terms.
FMT also makes annual, quarterly or monthly projections of income and expenses for the entire organization as well as of branches. They facilitate coordination and cooperation between the donors and Eminence. One of the major responsibilities of Eminence FMT is to focus on smoothly financing current operations by making the most efficient use of current or liquid funds, and by maximizing available and obtainable resources to enhance return on the resources or capital.
Eminence FMT is operated by enthusiastic and meticulous officials, who are always engaged in providing and interpreting financial information. They not only manage the organization’s financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems but also develop effective external relationships with appropriate contacts e.g. auditors, solicitors, bankers and statutory organizations.
The Administrative management team or AMT of Eminence is generally engaged in communication, coordination, human resource management, daily administration, and planning. The AMT manage the administrative tasks that are required to ensure the smooth operation of the organization. Coordination of team activities and distribution of tasks is another large part of AMT.
The AMT provides a timely, equitable and consistent professional administration of HR services. It posts advertisements or approves advertisements for new employees, screens resumes and applications, sets interview appointments and gets involved in the hiring process. Moreover the AMT provides employee supervision and evaluations and retrain employees. Workplace safety, employee absenteeism and health issues are also addressed by the AMT. Eminence AMT also recommends policy changes, to ensure that recruitment, appointment, placement, and career development attract, place, develop and retain staff. The AMT interprets and implements HR policy, procedures and guidelines in a timely, transparent, and consistent manner.
The Eminence AMT is an amalgamation of professionals who are able to proactively relate to and influence individuals at all levels without formal authority and those who are able to build strong partnerships, alliances, and can work across organizational lines. Applying sound judgment, maintaining confidences and managing confidential information and documents are among the key expertise of AMT members.