Course DescriptionDeveloping a compelling vision, agreeing on priorities, and setting measurable objectives is difficult but essential in the complex nonprofit environment. This course teaches students the importance of thinking strategically. It includes: understanding strategy in changing environments; leadership; the planning process including mission statements, environmental analysis, stakeholders, data, roles, strategy development, implementation planning and management; planning in partnerships and collaborations; and developing RFPs.
Sample Course Outline
This course is fully online and asynchronous, meaning you typically will not have to be online at specific times. You will engage in course-related activities through online tools such as announcements, discussions, and email. Your course learning will be based on weekly module content and activities that you can go through independently. Note: there are still deadlines for assignment submissions, and you may be expected to participate in discussion board interactions with your peers on a regular basis.
Your instructor may also include occasional scheduled sessions for Q&As and other discussion activities, using web conferencing tools such as Zoom and Google Meet. More details will be included in your course outline available on the first day of class.
- Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Management : Electives (select 4 not previously taken in Required Courses)