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1
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3 ч. на завершение

The Nonprofit Sector, Nonprofit Organizations, Leadership and Governance

Welcome to the first course in the series of three courses on developing leadership and improving governance in nonprofit organizations. We encourage you to dive right in--watch the lecture and guest interview videos, participate in the discussion forums, take the practice quiz, post a commentary in the forum, analyze the Board cases, and start working on the course project! ...
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6 видео (всего 90 мин.), 7 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video6 видео
Welcome to the video introducing this series of courses5мин
Course 1 Overview Video9мин
Week 1 Overview15мин
Interview with Ruth McCambridge12мин
Interview with Dr. Laura Schweitzer: Leadership and Governance of Nonprofit Organizations from a Practitioner Perspective43мин
Reading7 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Course 1 Teaching and Learning Overview10мин
Required and Recommended Texts10мин
Week 1 Key Questions and Competencies10мин
Week 1 Readings and Resources10мин
Discuss Case Study10мин
Course Project Overview10мин
Course Project Part II Guidance10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Week 120мин
Неделя
2
Часов на завершение
2 ч. на завершение

Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Organizational Governance and Boards of Directors

Hello and welcome to Week 2 of the first course on Leadership and Governance of Nonprofit Organizations! The goal of this week is to introduce you to the concept of nonprofit leadership and governance and the function of boards in organizational governance. Details can be found on the week 2 course pages below. As usual, we encourage you to engage in the content and with each other on this online teaching and learning journey!...
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2 видео (всего 35 мин.), 5 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video2 видео
Interview with Prof Chris Cornforth on "Innovative Approaches and Perspectives to Nonprofit Governance"7мин
Reading5 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Week 2 Key Concepts and Competencies10мин
Week 2 Readings and Resources:10мин
Discuss Case Study10мин
Course Project Overview10мин
Course Project Part II Guidance10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Week 222мин
Неделя
3
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2 ч. на завершение

The Board's Role and Responsibilities

Hello and welcome to Week 3! The goal of this week is to address a number of important questions related to how boards operate: What roles do board members play in nonprofit organizations, what are boards responsible for, What is the role and responsibilities of boards of directors and What are the elements of board behavior that shape how effective a board will be. These elements form the basis of the content of the second and third courses in this series on Developing Leadership and Improving Governance in Nonprofit Organizations. They also underline the structure of our course text, Improving the Effectiveness of Boards of Directors AND the tool used to facilitate assessments of board performance in the Course 2 project. Two videos relating to these topics can be found on the week 3 course page....
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4 видео (всего 37 мин.), 5 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video4 видео
Interview with Putnam Barber on Charitable Solicitations in the United States9мин
Conceptual Framework of the Elements of Board Effectiveness7мин
Professor Vic Murray summarizes the design of the board assessment1мин
Reading5 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Week 3 Key Questions and Competencies10мин
Week 3 Readings and Resources10мин
Discuss Case Study10мин
Course Project Overview10мин
Course Project Part II Guidance10мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Week 320мин
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4
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Concept Testing and Application

Hello and welcome to Week 4! The goal of this week is to assess course learning. The end of Course 1 assessment of learning begins with the requirement that you to take two Readiness Assurance Tests (RATs) and submit your first Board Effectiveness Assessment Reflection (BEAR). During the testing process, don't forget to bring a piece of paper and pen to make a note of your answers to the RAT and RAT Application Exercise questions. You will need them to vote and discuss your responses in the RAT forums next week. ...
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3 тестов
Quiz2 практического упражнения
Readiness Assurance Test (RAT)20мин
RAT Application Exercise20мин
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автор: RVApr 14th 2016

I highly recommend the entire program to new and even experienced board members in both the non-profit and corporate world. Very real application and concepts that are applicable.

автор: MPJun 5th 2016

Great for enhancing your understanding of how non-profits are governed. I'd highly recommend this course for anyone involved with a non-profit organization.

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Prof. Yvonne D. Harrison, PhD

Associate Professor and Director
Voluntary Sector Studies Network (VSSN)
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Prof. Vic Murray, PhD

Adjunct Professor
School of Public Administration, University of Victoria

О The State University of New York

The State University of New York, with 64 unique institutions, is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States. Educating nearly 468,000 students in more than 7,500 degree and certificate programs both on campus and online, SUNY has nearly 3 million alumni around the globe....

О Luther College at the University of Regina

О специализации ''Improving Leadership & Governance in Nonprofit Organizations'

Identify and analyze leadership and governance issues, create practical ways to improve board performance and work with boards to implement these improvements. This Specialization consists of three courses plus a Capstone Project: (1) Course 1 topics: The unique nature of the nonprofit sector in society; leadership in nonprofit organizations and the governance process. (2) Course 2 topics: The roles and responsibilities of nonprofit organization boards of directors and the challenges in carrying them out effectively. (3) Course 3 topics: The critical factors that impact the ability of the board to govern and how to intentionally change them into positive influences. The Capstone Project: How to help real boards overcome inertia and resistance to change and improve their governance effectiveness in an applied service learning experience. To learn more about the series of courses, please watch the Welcome Video....
Improving Leadership & Governance in Nonprofit Organizations

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