Специализация Improving Leadership & Governance in Nonprofit Organizations
Effective Leadership and Governance for Nonprofits. Develop leadership to help nonprofit organizations improve their governance effectiveness
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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.
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- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector, Nonprofit Organizations, Nonprofit Leadership and GovernanceUpcoming session: May 7
О курсеThis course introduces you to the nonprofit sector, nonprofit organizations, and the concepts of leadership and governance. While this course has been developed with North American culture in mind, we do appreciate that in other parts of the world the
The Roles and Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards of Directors within the Governance ProcessCurrent session: Apr 18
- 5 weeks, 5 - 7 hours per week
О курсеThis course provides a more in-depth look at the roles and responsibilities of boards of directors in the governance of nonprofit organizations. While the course has been developed with North American culture in mind, we do appreciate that in other pa
The Factors that Influence the Effectiveness of Boards and the Governance ProcessUpcoming session: May 7
- 5 Weeks, 7 - 10 hours per week
О курсеThe third course in this Specialization introduces you to the factors that influence how effective boards of directors will be in carrying out their roles and responsibilities and hence the impact they have in shaping the success of the organization they g
Capstone - Managing Board Change for Higher Levels of Leadership and Governance EffectivenessUpcoming session: May 28
О дипломном проектеThe Capstone Project is a service learning experience designed to apply the knowledge and skills developed in the three Specialization courses to a real world leadership and governance situation. It is also intended to develop the participant's capabil
Prof. Vic Murray, PhD
Prof. Yvonne D. Harrison, PhD
Associate Professor and Director
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