Learn How to Best Ensure Financial Success for Your Nonprofit
Leaders of nonprofits have multiple responsibilities and one of the most important is to ensure that the organization remains financially secure. This class is designed for those with little or no experience in financial management and will introduce the student to basic accounting, interpreting and analyzing required financial documents, financial reporting, budgeting and producing and reporting out documents that are understood by key stakeholders.
- Apply the basics of financial management for a nonprofit, including accounting and reporting
- Use tools to read financial statements and evaluate the financial health of a nonprofit organization
- Apply basic fund accounting methods
- Prepare and manage budgets
- Analyze performance against a budget
Number of Units: 1.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester units
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: Text, Streetsmart Financial Basics for Nonprofit Managers, 4th edition by Thomas A. McLaughlin, available at Amazon.com or your local bookstore. All other required materials are available through the online learning platform.Technical Requirements
"[Course MGT-X803] gave me an educational experience in a section I haven’t had a lot of experience in. I also loved working in a group and connected with my classmates in a way I haven’t experienced in the other classes."
- Rick Dahlseid, Consulting CFO
Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s), Professional Programs and Series
- Nonprofit Management Certificate : Core Courses - To Enroll and Learn More Click a Course Below