"This program offers new and veteran directors, administrators, and board members skills necessary to achieve your nonprofit's mission in a proactive way."
Marty O'Malley, Executive Director, L'Arche Mobile
The Nonprofit Management Certificate is covered over the course of one year, and includes all courses listed below, giving you an intensive training in nonprofit management. Upon completion of the courses students will receive a certificate in Nonprofit Management. Classes meet one night per week and most classes are only four weeks, with the exception of Resource Development and Grant Writing which is eight weeks in duration. Each class session is 2.5 hours.
Students can enroll in any of the courses offered without being enrolled in the certificate program. Students who have successfully completed all program requirements and have paid a non-refundable certificate fee will be awarded a Certificate in Nonprofit Management.
There are no prerequisites for this program.
Evaluation is an essential tool for effective organizational management in nonprofit organizations and in for profit businesses. Outcome evaluation is increasingly required by nonprofit funders as verification that the nonprofits are having an impact on their clients. More importantly, evaluation reports are one of the best management tools for a nonprofit organization. This course will provide an overview of the purpose of program evaluation and the basic steps in evaluation, as well as how to use evaluation results to cultivate funding relationships; secure funding; and manage the organization as effectively as possible.
Grant Writing is a skill that nonprofit professionals can use to benefit any organization in which they work. The eight week course provides not only educational information regarding the process, but the opportunity to work with a grant writing professional with over 35 years of experience in developing a complete grant proposal.
Learn all about nonprofit management from the convenience of your home through this robust online program. Examine the fundamental principles of nonprofit management, explore the roles and responsibilities of a nonprofit board of directors and the management team, discover the essential aspects of fundraising, and become acquainted with the budgeting process.
Develop the skills and strategies you need to become an integral part of one of America's fastest growing service sectors. In this course, a twelve-year veteran in the nonprofit management field will show you how to transform your good intentions into a professional plan of action. You'll understand the unique characteristics of nonprofit organizations while mastering the core knowledge necessary to become an effective leader in the nonprofit arena. This bundle includes three training topics: Introduction to Nonprofit Management; Marketing Your Nonprofit; Nonprofit Fundraising Essentials.
Develop the skills and strategies you need to become an integral part of one of America's fastest growing service sectors. Further the ideals and goals of your nonprofit by learning to compete more effectively for members, media attention, donors, clients, and volunteers. Learn to prepare grant proposals that get solid results for your favorite organization or charity. This training package includes four topics: Introduction to Nonprofit Management; Marketing Your Nonprofit; Writing Effective Grant Proposals; Advanced Grant Proposal Writing.
JJ Moody, Program Director