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Mini MBA for Nonprofit Organizations

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Successfully managing a nonprofit organization requires a special skillset that many business professionals do not obtain while working in a for profit business. The Mini MBA for Nonprofit Organizations program instills in participants a deep understanding of the realities, challenges and opportunities they will encounter within the nonprofit sector.

As a leader in a nonprofit organization, you face unique challenges including:

  • Understanding the issues and business practices most crucial to nonprofit work
  • Ensuring compliance in matters related to the nonprofit corporation act, including federal income tax exemption, unrelated business taxes, charitable contributions and others
  • Developing an action plan and framework for growing and sustaining their organization.
  • Understanding of the benefits and limitations of the unique process of strategic planning.

Gain a solid understanding of how to best run your nonprofit organization by clicking here to sign up.

What will I learn?

This Mini MBA for Nonprofit Organizations program provides a solid foundation of skills, tools and knowledge needed to be successful in the nonprofit sector. Participants gain confidence in their leadership management skills in addition to developing a body of knowledge in the topics below:

  • Employment law
  • Ethics
  • Financial management
  • Financial sustainability
  • Fundraising
  • Governance
  • Leadership fundamentals
  • Legal Issues
  • Marketing
  • Program evaluation
  • Strategic planning
  • Volunteer management

Who should attend

The Mini MBA for Nonprofit Organizations program is designed to meet the needs of nonprofit professionals in all stages of their careers. If you are currently in charge of a nonprofit organization or desire this as your career path, this program is for you.

Participant titles/job functions may include, but are not limited to:

Executive Director Volunteer Manager Agency/Department Head City Manager Development/Foundation Director Program Director Annual Giving Director Community Relations Director Emergency Management Director Administrator Compliance Director Fundraising Director/Manager

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