Principles of Leading Transformational Nonprofits is the first eight-week online course in all of the Nonprofit Executive Certificate programs. In this course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of nonprofit management and leadership as you explore a number of key topics, including budgeting and finance, nonprofit advocacy and more. The more you develop the business acumen to succeed in serving these organizations, the better prepared you’ll be to lead positive, transformational social change.
Leading Nonprofit Boards expands upon the history of philanthropy and the fundamentals of board governance first introduced in the Principles of Leading Transformational Nonprofits course. This course concentrates on further developing your understanding of board development, management roles, strategic issues and the responsibilities of nonprofit board members. You’ll learn what it means to effectively manage the important relationship between an organization’s executive members and board members.
Fundraising & Grant Strategies is the third and final eight-week online course in the Executive Certificate in Transformational Nonprofit Leadership series. This course shifts the focus from leadership skills to the practicalities of raising funds. You will delve into a myriad of concepts behind successful fundraising and grant writing. You will also explore the diverse philanthropic landscape and master key strategies essential for raising capital. You will also learn the steps to prepare, write and manage the outcomes of your proposals.