Course Code: GES428
Learn about the basics of grant research and writing. Explore areas of employment and opportunity within the nonprofit sector, and examine advanced grant writing techniques.
Understand the different elements that come in to managing a nonprofit. Learn about the various input received by the organization from government-based agencies as well as local communities.
Dive deep into the writing skills required to become a successful grant writer. You’ll learn about technical writing, grammar essentials, and how to tactfully write about finances, fundraising, and budgeting for a nonprofit.
Examine the structure of different nonprofits to understand how managerial roles fit into the system.
Master an understanding of the rules, regulations, and legalities associated with nonprofit organizations. Learn about the laws that you should be aware of as a nonprofit manager, and the legalities associated with managing a group of nonprofit employees
Develop a leadership style that suits your personality and is effective in a managerial role. Learn about fostering company culture and how to promote the work of a nonprofit via public relations and marketing tactics.
Katherine Squires Pang, J.D., LL.M., M.Ed has practiced law with since 1983. She has served as an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Management at the University of Texas, Dallas, and has been an adjunct faculty member of many universities, including New York University and the University of California, Irvine. She received her B.A. in 1980 from Clark University, her J.D. from the University of Dayton Law School in 1982, her LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University Law School in 1983, and her M.Ed from the University of Texas in 2001.
There are no specific prerequisites for this course; however, basic computer skills, including the ability to navigate the Internet and use e-mail, are required. This course is intended for anyone interested in developing their grant writing and nonprofit management skills.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:
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