Effective Leadership and Governance for Nonprofits
Develop leadership to help nonprofit organizations improve their governance effectiveness
About This Specialization
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Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.
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- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector, Nonprofit Organizations, Nonprofit Leadership and GovernanceUpcoming session: Oct 23
About the CourseThis course introduces you to the nonprofit sector, nonprofit organizations, and the concepts of leadership and governance. While this course has been developed with North American culture in mind, we do appreciate that in other parts of the world th
The Roles and Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards of Directors within the Governance ProcessUpcoming session: Nov 1
- 5 weeks, 5 - 7 hours per week
About the CourseThis course provides a more in-depth look at the roles and responsibilities of boards of directors in the governance of nonprofit organizations. While the course has been developed with North American culture in mind, we do appreciate that in other
The Factors that Influence the Effectiveness of Boards and the Governance ProcessUpcoming session: Oct 23
- 5 Weeks, 7 - 10 hours per week
About the CourseThe third course in this Specialization introduces you to the factors that influence how effective boards of directors will be in carrying out their roles and responsibilities and hence the impact they have in shaping the success of the organization they
Capstone - Managing Board Change for Higher Levels of Leadership and Governance EffectivenessUpcoming session: Dec 11
About the Capstone ProjectThe Capstone Project is a service learning experience designed to apply the knowledge and skills developed in the three Specialization courses to a real world leadership and governance situation. It is also intended to develop the participant's capab
Prof. Vic Murray, PhD
Prof. Yvonne D. Harrison, PhD
Associate Professor and Director