MGMT 0539 - Seminar in Non-Profit Management

Credits: 3

The course will give students and overview of the no-profit field both from the macro and micro perspectives. From the micro perspective, students will learn about non-profit corporate structures, mission statements, goals and objectives, human resource management, recruitment, training and motivation of staff and volunteers, risk management, and the relationships between the board, staff and volunteers. From the macro perspective, students will gain an understanding of the role of the non-profit in the community, including public relations, market segmentation and needs assessment, and how best to market a program. Guest speakers at each class will include experts form the non-profit community. The final project will involve picking one local non-profit organization and doing a thorough analysis of that organization.

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