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Non-Profit Management

Learn all about nonprofit management. Examine the fundamental principles of nonprofit management, explore the roles and responsibilities of a nonprofit board of directors and the management team, discover the essential aspects of fundraising, and become acquainted with the budgeting process. The Nonprofit Management Online Training Program is particularly well-suited for you if you've recently assumed management responsibilities in the nonprofit field, but it's suitable for anyone who wants an introductory perspective on some of the unique issues facing management of a nonprofit organization.

In addition to basic managerial skills, you'll learn about finance and accounting, employment law, marketing, leadership, communication, budgeting, and fundraising. This Nonprofit Management Online Training Program is offered in partnership with major colleges, universities, and other accredited education providers.

6 Months / 300 Course Hrs
Open enrollment

Offered in Partnership with your Preferred School

George Mason University

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Learning Method

Instructor-led

Self-Paced. Study on your own schedule

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Non-Profit Management

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES408

What You Will Learn
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a nonprofit board of directors and the management team
  • Develop practical managerial skills
  • Understand basic financial and accounting terms
  • Learn the basics of employment law, compliance, and regulatory requirements
  • Understand licensing, permits, and taxes
  • Explore ways to maximize fundraising opportunities
  • Develop a successful leadership style
  • Learn the basics of the budgeting process
  • Gain confidence and improve communication skills
  • Explore the process of negotiating
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 300 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Develop a positive, productive leadership style that will enable you to become a quality manager
  • Understand the financial aspects of a nonprofit organization so you can better achieve your future employer’s goals
  • Learn impactful communication skills that you can utilize in any setting, professional or personal
  • Set yourself apart from competitors by studying a niche topic

Outline

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Introduction

Understand the fundamentals of nonprofit management. Learn about basic functions and requirements of the job and discuss potential job opportunities.

History

Learn about how nonprofit management has been executed in the past. Master an understanding of the nonprofit sector and its role within communities.

Regulatory Environment

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.

Business Procedures

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.

Leadership

Refine your interpersonal communication skills and leave with a distinctive leadership style. Learn about effective, positive collaboration techniques and how to handle difficult employees.

Public Relations

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.

Program Details
  1. Introduction
  2. History
  3. Regulatory Environment
  4. Business Procedures
  5. Leadership
  6. Public Relations
  7. Summary
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Instructors & Support

Katherine Squires Pang

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.

Requirements

Prerequisites / Requirements

Prerequisites:

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.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • QuickTime plugin.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
Instructional Materials

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:

  • Budgeting for Managers
  • Managing by the Numbers: A Complete Guide to Understanding and using your Company's Financials
  • Bargaining for Advantage
  • Managing a Nonprofit Organization
  • Applied Strategic Planning: An Introduction

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Can I register for a course if I am an international student?

Yes, ed2go courses are online, so you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

No.

When can I start the course?

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.

How long does it take to complete this course?

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.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

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.

What kind of support will I receive?

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.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

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.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance

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