Nonprofits provide a vital link in addressing the economic and social gaps in society that are not effectively addressed by either government or private industry. Given the need for well-managed nonprofit and non-governmental organizations serving vulnerable populations, the Nonprofit Management area of study is designed to support both current and emerging leadership, ultimately leading to an increase in capacity.
|Area of Study Requirements||Credits|
|Students may select two of the following:||6|
Learning Outcomes for this Area of Study
Upon completion of the area of study, students will be able to:
- Evaluate elements of leadership and governance within a contemporary nonprofit entity.
- Analyze the theories, roles, responsibilities, and legal duties of nonprofit boards and executive staff. Assess emerging organizational and governance trends in the nonprofit environment.
- Examine human resource, marketing and communications issues for nonprofits.
- Analyze fundraising and financial management topics in nonprofit management, including regulatory issues.
Assess emerging trends in nonprofit arena such as collaborations/mergers, advocacy and international concerns.