Nonprofit Manager Certificate
The Small Business and Nonprofit Manager Certificate offers students and others pursuing careers in the nonprofit sector opportunities to gain essential skills and knowledge. The core class of the certificate focuses on an overview of HR roles, basics of successful grant writing, building a cohesive team at your organization, and developing mission and vision statements.
The Certificate has been designed with the busy professional in mind. You may enter into the program at any time; classes do not have to be completed in sequence. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Online Courses for the Nonprofit Professional
The following classes are recommended to supplement your learning but are not required for the Nonprofit Management Certificate.
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|Intro to Nonprofit Management
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.
In this course, you will learn skills and develop strategies that will take your organization to new heights of prosperity and productivity. You'll gain a full understanding the role of the executive director and the board of directors, special event and meeting management, public relation strategies, and how to find a position in this fascinating and rewarding field of work.
|Marketing Your Nonprofit
Under pressure to increase membership, expand program value, attract media, entice donors, and develop volunteers, all while keeping an eye on the bottom line? In the face of stiff competition, more worthwhile causes, more regulations, more watchdog agencies, and fewer funding opportunities, you need to work smarter - not longer.
This course will show you how to use powerful marketing techniques to compete more effectively for customers, donors, members, and volunteers. You'll also learn how to persuade the media to communicate your organization's message and further its ideals and goals.
Instructor Linda Kissam draws on her extensive nonprofit experience to share effective, practical, and easy-to-implement strategies that you can put to immediate use. Before you know it, you'll be ready to improve your market share by learning to evaluate and implement effective promotions, advertising campaigns, and communication techniques. If your organization relies on a diverse mix of fees, events, and/or contributions for support, you're sure to find this information-packed course indispensable.