Certificate in Nonprofit Management
Course 1 -
Fundamentals of Nonprofit Management, Leadership, and Governance
This program was designed to support the changing demands on nonprofit leaders to enhance their management skills and operate more effectively. The five courses (two offered in the Fall, three in the Spring) will strengthen participants’ abilities in Leadership and Governance, Marketing, Human Resources, Financial Management, and Fund Development, and would be valuable to a wide range of nonprofit participants: employees, managers, board members, new leaders, as well as those seeking to transfer from the for-profit to nonprofit world.
Course 1 will discuss the legal, administrative, and organizational issues surrounding nonprofits, and how to manage nonprofit organizations for superior performance and community impact. Emerging issues of the sector and leadership challenges will be studied. Additional topics will include: core values, mission and vision, strategic thinking, planning, the board of directors, ethical issues and dilemmas, and the role of advocacy.
Dates: Course 1 - Four consecutive Thursdays, Oct. 2, 9, 16, and 23
Time: 1:30 to 4 p.m.
Location: Room 122 in the 5100 Building (1st building on your right immediately off State Street), Rockford University, 5050 E. State Street, Rockford, IL 61108
Cost: $250 per course
Please register for Course 1 by September 25 by mailing or faxing in the registration form.
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For more information, please contact Karen Ream at firstname.lastname@example.org or 815.394.4384.
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