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  School of Public Affairs and Administration 2009-2011 Course Listing Certificate in Nonprofit Management  

Certificate in Nonprofit Management
20:834:570 Theory and Practice of Nonprofit Management (3) Introduces theory, history, structure, and management of nonprofit organizations. Emphasis is given to critical functions such as fundraising and grantsmanship, financial management and budgeting, marketing and communications, leadership styles, and monitoring and evaluation.
20:834:571 Nonprofit Budgeting (3) Introduces budget concepts and processes used by nonprofits; provides essential skills and experience in budgetary analysis and management for nonprofit agencies and organizations.
20:834:575 Grant Writing and Grants Management (3) Grant writing and management for public and nonprofit agencies: proposal writing, promotional and support materials, budget development, fundraising sources, and grants-management systems.
20:834:576 Resource Development for Nonprofit Organizations (3) Emphasizes best practices and provides practical experience in the methods that nonprofits use to ensure that their objectives are financed by means other than grants. The study of fundraising encompasses strategic planning for annual giving, major gifts, and planned giving. Attention given to specific fundraising techniques: stewardship training, case statements, direct mail, telephone solicitation, special events, lapsed donors, taxation and bequests, and capital campaigns.
20:834:577 Human Resource Management for Nonprofits (3) Explores concepts, practices, and strategies of human resource planning; staff development, compensation, and evaluation. Emphasizes volunteer management, staff-board, and trustee relationships.
20:834:578 Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Organizations (3) An integrated overview of theory, processes, and practices emphasizing methods and techniques for achieving nonprofit organizational long-term goals and customer satisfaction.
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