Nonprofit Management Certificate

This broad introduction to key current management issues for nonprofit organizations covers fundraising, board and volunteer development, budgeting, reading financial statements, leadership, marketing and strategic direction. Additionally, video commentary gives you valuable insight into how nonprofit professionals apply key concepts within their own organizations.

Courses Included in this Certificate:

  • Budgeting in a Nonprofit Organization
    Gain an understanding of the uses and functions of budgets and the relationship between strategic budgeting and tactical budgeting. Learn about the organization-wide budget and different budget systems. After introducing the basics of budgeting in a nonprofit, the course continues on to slightly more advanced budgeting topics such as capital budgets, cash flow budgets, and opportunity budgets. 

  • How to Read a Nonprofit Financial Statement
    Understanding what the numbers say about the health of your nonprofit is critical to being able to manage the organization successfully. Develop your ability to appropriately interpret the major financial accounting statements that are used by nonprofit organizations. Learn the uses of financial statement analysis, or ratio analysis for nonprofit organizations.

  • Leadership in a Nonprofit Organization
    You know a good leader when you see one, but how can you become one? This course examines leadership theories as well as key qualities and ethics within leadership.

  • Nonprofit Board and Volunteer Development
    Learning how best to manage the board and other volunteers is a critical part of nonprofit management. This course covers the fundamentals of board and volunteer development as well as recruiting, effective communication, and retention.

  • Principles of Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations
    This course examines how nonprofits use marketing to publicize their mission and to gather contributions of time and money. 

  • Strategy for Nonprofit Organizations
    By understanding a nonprofit's strategy and how it helps the organization fulfill its mission, a manager can do a better job implementing the strategy.

  • Capital Campaigns
    A capital campaign raises money that a nonprofit organization uses for any physical asset, such as purchasing or renovating a building. Cover the key terminology, practices surrounding running a successful capital campaign within a nonprofit organization, and how to avoid common pitfalls.

  • Introduction to Grant Writing
    Writing grants is often a critical part of gaining funding for any nonprofit organization's mission. Strategic grant writing aligns the needs of a nonprofit with funding sources, whether foundations, government agencies, corporations, or individuals. 

  • Introduction to Nonprofit Management
    Gain critical introduction to the fundamentals of nonprofit organizations. Be exposed to the major areas of responsibility for nonprofit leaders, including strategy, managing employees and volunteers, fundraising, grant writing, board governance, marketing, innovation, and social media.

  • Social Media for Nonprofits
    Effective use of social media as a marketing tool is often essential for nonprofits to get attention in this digital world. This course introduces learners to the use of social media in communicating, marketing, public relations, and fundraising for nonprofits to reach their members, volunteers, and donors.

  • Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations
    Fundraising is one of the central activities of a nonprofit organization and nonprofit management. Nonprofits must raise money to help finance operating budgets. Special projects and improvements to facilities may be needed. Fundraisers will often launch large capital campaigns or apply for foundation grants.

Course Dates and Times

Date and Times Location Course Cost/Fees
Register to get started today! Online $699

 Course Hours: 44 Hours

This workshop is offered through our continuing education online partner.