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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

Prerequisites

None

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




Sections

  MGT-X800 - 005 Overview of the Nonprofit Sector      
  2014 - SP   Status:  Enrollment Closed
 
Course Fee(s):
BUS Course Fee credit (1 units)   $349.00
Section Fee(s):
One time only non-refundable certificate fee $100.00
  Available for Extension Credit: 1 units
Instruction Method:  Online Fixed Date
 
  MGT-X800 - 004 Overview of the Nonprofit Sector      
  2014 - SP   Status:  Enrollment Closed
 
Classroom:   Tue 6:00PM - 9:10PM
4 Feb 2014 to 25 Feb 2014
Number of Sessions: 4
Course Fee(s):
BUS Course Fee credit (1 units)   $349.00
Section Fee(s):
One time only non-refundable certificate fee $100.00
  Available for Extension Credit: 1 units
Location:   Main Campus
Instruction Method:  Classroom