Building Non-Profits from the Ground Up

Term: 
Summer 2012
Online: 
No
Subject Area: 
URBAN STUDIES (URBS)
Course Number: 
URBS 412 920
Schedule: 
Tuesday 5:30pm-8:40pm
Schedule: 
Thursday 5:30pm-8:40pm
Day(s): 
Tuesday
Day(s): 
Thursday
Instructor: 

GOLDMAN, GREG H.

Primary Program: 
School of Arts and Sciences
Secondary Program: 
Master of Environmental Studies
Secondary Program: 
Master of Liberal Arts
Course Description: 

This course will cover the basic elements of building and growing a non-profit organization, including the development of the mission and the board; needs assessment, program design, development, and management; financial management, contract compliance and understanding an audit; fundraising, public, foundation, corporate, and individual; communication and marketing; organizational administration (including staff and volunteer selection, management and development); public policy, research and advocacy. Students will engage in field assignments and role play, in addition to research and writing.


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