Course DescriptionIt is essential for those working in the nonprofit sector to understand the financial context for the operation of nonprofit and charitable organizations and their programs, initiatives, and enterprises. Students will gain a working knowledge of the concepts, practices and tools associated with budgeting, financial reporting, financial oversight, resource management, financial planning, tax issues, performance measurement, and risk management. The course will provide an opportunity to apply the learning in assignments, discussions and activities.
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.