Leading and Managing Nonprofit Organizations

Course Fee: $300

This course discusses the management complexities associated with the nonprofit sector. It covers the importance of being mission-driven, the internal and external environment of nonprofit organizations, governance and board structure, and how to build an effective governing and executive-board relationship.


  • Understand the characteristics of the nonprofit sector.
  • Identify and understand the leadership roles of both the board of directors and executive director.
  • Understand the fundamentals of organizational culture.
  • Understand best practices in human resources and the importance of correct volunteer management.
  • Understand the importance of strategic planning for long-term success.


  • Introduction
  • Introduction to Nonprofits
  • Board of Directors
  • Human Resources
  • Culture
  • Planning
  • Putting it All Together


  • Video lectures.
  • PowerPoint presentations.
  • Readings.
  • Other video resources.


  • Multiple choice comprehension quizzes for each module.
  • Cumulative essay questions requiring critical thinking and analysis.

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