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Nonprofit Management Certificate Class of 2013

Class of 2013

Become a Skillful Nonprofit Leader and Make a Greater Difference in Your Organization

Develop the management skills to successfully lead a nonprofit organization with this in-depth, eight-course program from the University of San Diego. Each professional and continuing education course is designed to build critical and practical skills for nonprofit management.

It takes a strong leader to manage a nonprofit organization. If your passion is to work in nonprofit management, you can get the professional training and development you will need to support your organization’s sustainability and growth. This program builds your nonprofit knowledge and skills in specific focus areas including:

  • Financial Management
  • Fundraising and Grant Writing
  • Board Development
  • Staff and Volunteer Management
  • Program Evaluation
  • Risk Management

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Learner Outcomes

  • Improve your ability to champion a cause and increase campaign success
  • Build a Board that is productive, and can help lead your nonprofit to the next level
  • Understand internal controls and fund accounting and develop financial tools and budgets
  • Build your brand and explore marketing strategies to differentiate your organization and increase brand awareness
  • Make a positive impact in the community and at your nonprofit organization

Who Should Attend

Experienced and new nonprofit sector employees, professionals transitioning to the nonprofit sector, current or prospective board members, or potential or veteran volunteers will benefit from this research-based program.

Course Format

All Courses are delivered in the Classroom format.

Instructors

USD faculty and experienced practitioners in the nonprofit sector provide a stimulating and participative learning environment. Your instructors in this certificate program are:

  • Highly-regarded faculty from USD’s Institute of Nonprofit Education and Research
  • Renowned practitioner faculty who are leaders in the health care, arts administration, human services, finance, organizational development and community organizing fields

Faculty

Curriculum

Enroll in individual courses of your choice and start with any course in any semester. Courses meet four times for just over three hours from 6:00 to 9:10 PM. Each class can be completed in one month.

Certificate Requirements

Complete the requirements below for a total of eight units with a final GPA of 2.5 (out of 4) or higher to earn a professional certificate in Nonprofit Management. The certificate can be completed in as little as eight months.

  • Complete 5 core courses (5 units)
  • Complete 3 elective courses (3 units)
  • Attend 70% of scheduled classes
  • Complete all coursework with a final GPA of 2.5 (out of 4) or higher. Read more about Certificate Benefits and Policy.
 
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  Core Courses - To Enroll and Learn More Click a Course Below 
Minimum Required:  5  Course(s)
    MGT-X800   Overview of the Nonprofit Sector
    MGT-X801   Introduction to Fundraising
    MGT-X803   Introduction to Nonprofit Financial Management
    MGT-X806   Developing Effective Nonprofit Boards
    MGT-X807   Fundamentals of Program Evaluation
  Electives - To Enroll and Learn More Click a Course Below 
Minimum Required:  0  Course(s)
    MGT-X802   Managing Today's Nonprofit Teams Through Effective Risk Management
    MGT-X804   Attracting and Retaining the New Volunteer Workforce for Today's Nonprofit Organizations
    MGT-X805   Marketing Matters: Branding, Public Relations and Messaging Strategies to Improve Nonprofits Bottom Line
    MGT-X811   Leveraging Technology for Nonprofit Success
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