Nonprofit Management (NPM) Courses

NPM5010 Theory and Practice of Nonprofit Management

This course introduces students to the critical aspects of managing and leading in a nonprofit organization. An overview of components of a nonprofit company's operations (including human resources, resource development, marketing and communications) is presented. Students are expected to gain a foundational understanding of how nonprofit organizations function as social and organizational entities, and build upon this understanding in future courses in the program. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

NPM5020 Methodological, Decision-Making and Analytic Techniques

This course is designed to introduce students to techniques in problem articulation, assessing alternatives, gathering data, analyzing data and making decisions in the nonprofit sector. Students are introduced to how the decision-making process is accomplished in both the practice and study of nonprofit administration. The course presents an overview of how to select the appropriate method for a particular problem area, analyze the problem and arrive at an appropriate decision. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

NPM5060 Social Entrepreneurship

This course provides students with a practical overview of developing a social entrepreneurship initiative within the nonprofit context. Students are expected to gain an understanding of different components and considerations in social entrepreneurship, including developing a business plan, articulating financial considerations and considering feasibility of the initiative. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours

NPM6010 Public, Private and Nonprofit Collaboration

The course introduces students to the main concepts, ideas and theories of nonprofit collaboration with public and private organizations. Through the use of practical worksheets and cases, students are expected to gain insight into the structure, benefits and potential pitfalls of collaborative alliances. Further, students are expected to gain a working knowledge of how to plan for, manage and maintain collaborations with public agencies and private businesses. (HY) (OL)
Offered at Denver, North Miami, Online, Providence
4.5 Quarter Credit Hours