Introduction to Nonprofit Management
Hours to Complete: 5
NOTE: You’ll receive instructions shortly on how to access your course. This can take up to 48 business hours.
What You’ll Learn:
- Define and explain social entrepreneurship and social innovation
Describe the governance of nonprofits, including the types of boards and the relationship between boards and executive directors
Describe the key legal issues facing nonprofits
Describe the nonprofit leadership role and what it entails
Discuss how nonprofits managers handle staff and volunteers
Discuss servant leadership
Discuss the growing importance of social media for nonprofits
Discuss the importance of marketing and communication for a nonprofit
Discuss the purpose and structure of the nonprofit sector
Discuss trends impacting nonprofits now and in the future
Explain how nonprofits establish their vision and strategic direction
Explain the basics of nonprofit fundraising
Outline key ethical issues faced by nonprofits
Outline methods for assessing nonprofit performance
Outline the grant writing process
Outline the key financial issues facing nonprofits
Instructor:Rick Cramer, Subject Matter Expert
Rick holds an M.A. in Social Science from Binghamton University. He also holds a Ph.D. in Educational Technology. Although his formal education is not specifically targeted on Business, he has extensive life experience working for a couple of Fortune 500 companies as well as owning his own businesses. He is currently a pastor at a growing, multi-site church where he has the opportunity to use his business expertise and his passion for discipleship. He teaches several college-level courses at Clarks Summit University. He manages the Nonprofit Management certificate offered by Clarks Summit University in partnership with MindEdge.
Time to Complete:Learners will have 90 days from registration to complete the course. It is self-paced, with no need to be online at specific times.
Location Information:The login will be provided with instructions after registration.
This microcourse is licensed for individual use only; course content cannot be recorded or shared with non-registrants.
This course includes an “Ask the Expert” feature. You can use this feature to submit questions about course content. A subject matter expert will provide guidance or point you to additional resources for the topics you’re studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 48 hours.
Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs.