Nonprofit Management


Units: 6

Description: Nonprofit Management (91867) is an introductory course designed to provide students with a broad understanding of how nonprofit organizations are organized and managed, and how effective nonprofit governance practices generate engaged board members and high-functioning boards of directors. Students will learn about the purpose and function of a nonprofit organization in the United States, nonprofit board structure, board roles and responsibilities, the hiring and evaluation of the chief executive and personnel, board fiduciary responsibilities, board legal and ethical responsibilities, board member recruitment and training, and the role of the board and staff in strategic planning, fundraising, and advocacy. By the end of the course, students will have gained a greater understanding of nonprofit principles and best practices along with the knowledge necessary to be an effective and highly-engaged board member, nonprofit staff member, or volunteer.

Syllabus: 91-867_Nonprofit_Management_Syllabus_F18.pdf