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Introductory Nonprofit Certificate Available Online

 

Earn the certificate by completing all 10 online workshops within 10 months.

This online certificate program introduces you to key current management issues for nonprofit organizations. Fundraising, board and volunteer development, budgeting, reading financial statements, leadership, marketing, and setting strategic direction are all addressed. Video commentary on these crucial topics gives you insight into how nonprofit professionals apply key concepts in their own organizations.

Each three- to five-hour, self-paced course offers an assortment of interactive exercises, videos, selected readings, case studies, and self-assessments to engage you and help you practice effective decision making in a nonprofit setting.

Upon successful completion, download a printable certificate of completion for this online course suite.

Access Time: 300 days

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Required Material: This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.

Successful Completion Requirement for IACET CEU: Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.

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Who Should Attend

This suite is intended for adults seeking to gain a basic understanding of nonprofit management.

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Course Outline/Topics

Courses:

  • Budgeting in a Nonprofit Organization
  • Capital Campaigns
  • Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations
  • How to Read a Nonprofit Financial Statement
  • Introduction to Grant Writing
  • Leadership in a Nonprofit Organization
  • Nonprofit Board and Volunteer Development
  • Principles of Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Social Media for Nonprofits
  • Strategy for Nonprofit Organizations

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This program can be applied toward the:

Notes
No textbooks or prerequisites.

This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.

  Sessions  
Course Accessible: July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014
Location: Available Online
Instructor: To Be Announced
Fee: $699
CEUs: 5.3
Program No. 7350-6109
Note: You will have access to this workshop for 300 days.
Open enrollment.
Register at anytime.
Registration Deadline: Mon., June 30
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Course Accessible: July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015
Location: Available Online
Instructor: To Be Announced
Fee: $699
CEUs: 5.3
Program No. 7350-7267
Note: You will have access to this workshop for 300 days.
Open enrollment.
Register at anytime.
Registration Deadline: Tue., June 30, 2015
Register Now
 
For more information, contact:
Shirley J. Bufford, Program Director, sbufford@uwm.edu, 414-227-3157
Mordecai Lee, Professor , mordecai@uwm.edu, 414-227-3282
Andrea Zweifel, Program Associate, zandrea@uwm.edu, 414-227-3174
 

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