Explore Nonprofit Management Fundamentals
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 the characteristics of nonprofit organizations, their organizational structures and unique dimensions of the state of the sector.
- Define predominant models and theories of nonprofit management
- Evaluate nonprofit industry trends shaping activity in the sector
- Understanding of key theories of board governance
- Survey laws governing nonprofit lobbying
- Identify governmental and non-governmental regulatory bodies and their functions for nonprofit organizations
Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education to 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.
Required Materials: All required materials are available through the online learning platform.
“A fantastic overview for those in or looking to enter the nonprofit sector.” --Stephen Aherne
“It was informative and covered a broad spectrum of content. It was also helpful to have mandatory interaction with peers in the class. There were several modules that educated me on issues I was not currently aware of.” -- Jennifer Bradford, Director of Operations, Moonlight Cultural Foundation
Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s), Professional Programs and Series
- Nonprofit Management Certificate : Core Courses - To Enroll and Learn More Click a Course Below