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MGT-X800 Overview of the Nonprofit Sector




Course Description

Make a Greater Difference: Learn How Nonprofits Work

This course provides a foundation for understanding nonprofit organizations within the greater context of the nonprofit sector and society as a whole. Students will learn about the characteristics of nonprofit organizations/nonprofit organizational structures, dimensions of the nonprofit sector, how the nonprofit sector developed in the U.S. and understand theories about why the sector exists in its current form. The economics of the nonprofit sector will be explored as will emerging sector trends.

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Learner Outcomes

  • Apply emerging financial trends to nonprofit management planning
  • Write grants that make compelling case for funding
  • Build an effective nonprofit organization based on a clear understanding of the nonprofit mission, economic environment, and legal and compliance considerations

Course Details

Number of units: 1

Course Format: Offered as both Classroom or Online Fixed-Date formats

Instructor: Jennifer J. Jones

Prerequisites

None

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Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s), Professional Programs and Series



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