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.
Learn how to navigate the nonprofit environment from some of today’s most successful nonprofit leaders. In the Nonprofit Business Administration course, an array of important nonprofit considerations are examined, such as establishing an effective nonprofit narrative, becoming a social entrepreneur, validating best practices and quality assurance, understanding the importance of research in the nonprofit sector, and managing effective communications and media relations.