Course Code: GES408
Understand the fundamentals of nonprofit management. Learn about basic functions and requirements of the job and discuss potential job opportunities.
Learn about how nonprofit management has been executed in the past. Master an understanding of the nonprofit sector and its role within communities.
Learn about the different regulations and ethics non-profit organizations must uphold. Discuss the interpersonal and organization-wide rules that should be monitored and practiced by all employees.
Dive into the details of how nonprofits function, and how you tie into the organization as a manager. Discuss the various financial rules associated with nonprofits, and how you can help support fundraisers.
Refine your interpersonal communication skills and leave with a distinctive leadership style. Learn about effective, positive collaboration techniques and how to handle difficult employees.
Understand that a nonprofit relies on the public for funding, and it’s in your best interest to have a good public relations strategy. Review the fundamentals of public relations and how a quality PR team fits into various organizations.
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.
To enroll in this course, you should have basic keyboarding and computer skills, be comfortable navigating the Internet and using e-mail, and have an understanding of a word-processing computer program (Microsoft Word is recommended). This program is for you if you're interested in developing your 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:
This course actually moved at my pace. Being on shift for 12/7, this course was very easy to complete in a timely manner. The support was outstanding, no complaints here. The material was very enlightening, great indicator that I am on the right track with organizing my own NPO."
It was very convenient to participate in this course online, rather than commute at a specific time, back and forth from campus."
I thought the course was put together very well. I enjoyed, given my normal work schedule, being able to log in at any time to work on the different classes. Matter of fact, I enjoyed it so much I have registered for the Human Resource Professional course!"
I wish to thank all the facilitators of this program. I have really learned a lot these past months and I hope to use everything in my work. I will also try to teach others and encourage many to take this course. Once more thank you for being there for me."
Am I enjoying the course? Yes, absolutely. The course is filling in some very important gaps in my understanding. I am currently the executive director of a small nonprofit organization and I haven t been terribly good at my job. This course is providing me with a much stronger sense of confidence as I approach the work. It is also correcting or completing my understanding in a number of critical areas. In the future, I expect that the information I have learned in this course will help reduce my stress load as I do the work before me and enable me to be more effective in the work that I actually do. Thank you."
I would like to thank you for the opportunity to complete this certification. It has been a rewarding experience, one that I hope to pass on to others."
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This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
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