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Non-Profit 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 fundamentals of the budgeting process.

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 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

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. Click here to download QuickTime.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

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:

  • Managing by the Numbers: A Complete Guide to Understanding and using your Company's Financials
  • Managing a Nonprofit Organization
  • Strategic Planning - A Pragmatic Guide

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. This online course 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.


  1. Nonprofit Management and Governance
    1. Management and Leadership
    2. Finance
    3. Legal Issues
    4. Public Relations
    5. Board Relationships
    6. Evaluation
    7. Organization and Development
    8. Human Resources Issues
    9. Governance
  2. Strategic Management in Operations
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. Definitions and Business Models
    3. Categories and Strategies
    4. Strategic Planning Models
    5. Creating Strategic Alternatives
    6. Implementation
    7. Conclusion
  3. Financial and Accounting Management for Non-Profits
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. Importance of Financial Statements
    3. The Balance Sheet
    4. The Income Statement
    5. Statement of Cash Flows
    6. Financial Ratios
    7. Non-Profit Tax Issues
    8. Non-Profit Statements
    9. Conclusion
  4. Marketing Management
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. Marketing Goals
    3. The Marketing Plan
    4. The Marketing Mix
    5. The Marketing Budget
    6. Marketing Implementation
    7. Technology and Marketing
    8. Summary
  5. Legal Issues in Operations
    1. Introduction
    2. Sources of Law
    3. Agency and Employment Law
    4. Torts Law
    5. Sales and Products Liability
    6. Intellectual Property
    7. Ethics
    8. Summary
  6. Fundraising Fundamentals
    1. Fund Raising
    2. Marketing
    3. Locating Funding Sources
    4. Effective Writing
    5. Successful Proposals
    6. Current Trends
    7. Managing Products
    8. Annual Giving Campaigns
    9. Corporate Sponsorships
    10. Major Donors
    11. Foundation and Government Grants
    12. Planned Giving
    13. Special Events
    14. Capital Campaigns
  7. Organizational Leadership and Decision Making
    1. Introduction and Overview
    2. What is a Leader?
    3. Sources of Power in Leadership
    4. Leadership Theories
    5. Transformational Leaders
    6. Decision Making and Empowerment
    7. Accountability
    8. Summary
  8. Budgeting Essentials
    1. Introduction
    2. The Concept of Budgeting
    3. Activity-based Budgeting
    4. Factors to Consider in Budgeting
    5. Production Planning
    6. Inventory
    7. Sample Budget and Summary
  9. Persuasive Communication
    1. Introduction
    2. Fundamentals of Communication
    3. Knowing the Audience
    4. The Power of Listening
    5. Credibility of the Speaker
    6. Evidence in Persuasion
    7. Emotion in Persuasion
    8. Organizing the Argument
    9. Summary
  10. Negotiating Strategies
    1. Introduction
    2. Steps in Negotiating
    3. Tools in Negotiating
    4. Types of Negotiations
    5. Personality Types
    6. Preparing for Negotiations
    7. BATNA and Summary


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.

 

Non-Profit Management
Item: 202003CTP20300  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $2,295.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.