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Course Catalog

Our core curriculum is organized across 10 areas of study. Select your area of interest and review our extensive core curriculum of individual courses, certificates, clinics and executive leadership programs.

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EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

FINANCE & ACCOUNTING

FUNDRAISING & DEVELOPMENT

GOVERNANCE & BOARDS

HUMAN RESOURCES

ORGANIZATION & PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT

 

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS

High Potential Diverse Leaders 

 

FINANCE & ACCOUNTING

Certificate of Nonprofit Accounting

 

ACCT 200 | Introduction to Nonprofit Accounting
ACCT 210 | Nonprofit Financial Analysis
ACCT 220 | Program Based Budgeting
ACCT 230 | Internal Controls & Accountability 
ACCT 240 | Audits & the Audit Committee

 

FUNDRAISING & DEVELOPMENT

With the launch of our Development Institute (DI), Nonprofit University introduces a new vision for supporting fundraisers at every step of their career—from building core competencies to mastering advanced practice areas.
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DI: Introduction to Fundraising
DI: Intermediate-level Courses
DI: Master-level Courses

 

GOVERNANCE & BOARDS

Certificate of Nonprofit Board Management
Nonprofit Board Leadership Clinic

 

GOV 210 | Building Better Boards
GOV 220 | Board Recruitment, Orientation, and Engagement
GOV 230 | Improving Board Fundraising Effectiveness
GOV 240 | Starting and Sustaining a Board Development Plan

 

HUMAN RESOURCES

Certificate of Nonprofit Human Resources

HR 210 | Strategic Human Resources Management 
HR 220 | Strategic Talent Development and Performance Management
HR 230 | Employee Relations and Policy Management
HR 240 | Legal Compliance and Policy Development

 

ORGANIZATION & PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

Certificate of Nonprofit Organization Management
Certificate of Program Management

NPO 210 | The Nonprofit Organization
NPO 220 | Nonprofit Marketing and Communications
NPO 230 | Nonprofit Fundraising and Development
NPO 240 | Accounting for Your Mission
NPO 250 | Managing Staff, Volunteers, and Boards

 

 

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

Certificate of Nonprofit Leadership
Certificate of Supervision & Management

LDR 210 | Fundamentals of Good Leadership
LDR 220 | Developing Leaders
LDR 230 | Diagnosing Your Business
LDR 240 | Building and Implementing Strategy

MGT 110 | Understanding the Role of a Supervisor
MGT 120 | Transitioning from Tactical Manager to Strategic Leader
MGT 130 | Hiring and Evaluating Performance
MGT 140 | Employee Performance Challenges
MGT 150 | Understanding People, Building Teams

 

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Certificate of Nonprofit Marketing

MKT 210 | Nonprofit Marketing Fundamentals
MKT 220 | Using Market Research to Maximize Results 
MKT 230 | Building Targeted Nonprofit Products and Services
MKT 240 | Planning for Promotion Success

 

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT

Certificate of Nonprofit Volunteer Management

VOL 110 | Introduction to Volunteer Management
VOL 120 | Volunteer Policies, Processes, and Structure
VOL 130 | Volunteer Recruitment, Development, Training, and Retention
VOL 140 | Making Volunteers Your Best Advocates and Leaders