Schedule of Classes




2022 Fall: August 17 - December 20

Course Class No. Section Start & End Date Day Time Status Location
NPMN 600 Nonprofit and Association Organizations and Issues (3)
A presentation of a framework outlining the roles and functions of the principal types of nonprofit organizations. Characteristics that distinguish nonprofit organizations from their counterparts in the private and public sectors are introduced. The challenges, opportunities, and common issues facing managers of nonprofit organizations are explored. These issues include administrative cost control, preserving the organization's legal status and revenue base, staffing and organizing in response to client needs, and ethical considerations. Specific laws, regulations, policies, and court rulings that affect the nonprofit sector are examined.
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82784 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Brod, Roberta Rosenberg Syllabus Course Materials
NPMN 610 Nonprofit and Association Law and Governance (3)
A study of current ideas and approaches related to nonprofit law, governance, and mission. Discussion covers distinctions between nonprofit, educational, charitable, social action, membership, cultural, scientific, environmental, and trade associations as they relate to incorporation, legal standing, tax-exempt status, and governance. Topics include nonprofit governance and trustee issues, as well as lobbying and advocacy, nonprofit liability, personnel, and unrelated business income tax. Special attention is paid to the relationship of governance and ethics in nonprofit management.
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82785 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Piazza, Joy A Syllabus Course Materials
NPMN 620 Nonprofit and Association Financial Management (3)
A detailed study of theories and practices of nonprofit financial management and decision making, including budgeting, reporting requirements, nonprofit accounting, and financial standards. Focus is on the role of financial management in maintaining the fiscal health and legal status of the nonprofit organization. Topics include budgeting, fund accounting, cash flow analysis, expenditure control, long-range financial planning, audits, and grant and contract management. Discussion also covers compliance with nonprofit accounting and financial management principles in reference to maintaining public access and ethical standards.
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82786 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Barnes, Angela Elaine Syllabus Course Materials
NPMN 640 Marketing, Development, and Public Relations in Nonprofit Organizations and Associations (3)
A study of the principles and practices required to develop and promote the products, services, positions, and image of nonprofit organizations. Focus is on fundraising and membership recruitment issues. Topics include the design of a marketing strategy and marketing mix, pricing issues, alternative revenue-generating mechanisms, and customer service. Discussion also explores use of the media, advertising and promotion methods, and relationships with business, government, and the community. The integration of sponsors, members, and chapters in the total marketing effort is examined.
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82787 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Brod, Roberta Rosenberg Syllabus Course Materials
NPMN 650 Fundamentals of Association Management (3)
A study of the unique and important niche of associations within the nonprofit sector. Analysis covers the history of associations, political groups, trade lobbying groups, and foundations in relation to their varying missions, internal capacity, shifting environments, and legal status. Associations also are assessed in terms of their wider environment, including the extent of their labor force and command of capital resources. Discussion covers the wider influence of associations on U.S. economy and policy.
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82788 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Carlivati, Peter A Syllabus Course Materials
NPMN 655 Process and Outcome Evaluation for Nonprofit Organizations (3)
An examination of the growing importance of process and outcome evaluation to nonprofit organizations in supporting their missions. Various quantitative and qualitative evaluation strategies, as well as quality and process-improvement methodologies, are explored. Topics include important evaluation concepts such as validity and reliability of various data collection tools, various approaches to sampling, and precision of results.
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82932 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Kerich, Henry K Syllabus Course Materials
NPMN 660 Strategic Management in Nonprofit Organizations and Associations (3)
A study of the integration and application of strategic management principles, concepts, and practices in nonprofit organizations. Topics include the development of mission statements, goal-setting concepts, and strategy formulation and implementation approaches. Assignments focus on designing organizational plans and strategies relevant to the specific needs of organizations.
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82789 9040 17 Aug 2022-08 Nov 2022 Open Online
Faculty: Samora, Dina L Syllabus Course Materials
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