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MGT-X800 Overview of the Nonprofit Sector

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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



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


  MGT-X800 - 007 Overview of the Nonprofit Sector      
  2014 - FA   Status:  Available
Classroom:   Thu 6:00PM - 9:10PM
4 Sep 2014 to 25 Sep 2014
Class Schedule: 4 Sessions
Course Fee(s):
BUS Course Fee credit (1 units)   $349.00
Potential Discount(s):
BUS PD - Save 10%! 4 Week Early Registration
Section Fee(s):
One time only non-refundable certificate fee $100.00
  Available for Extension Credit: 1 units
Location:   Main Campus
Course Format:  Classroom