The Business of Nonprofits

PUB PLC X 470.6
This course presents an overview of operations management of a nonprofit organization--a challenge not unlike running a successful business.
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What you can learn.

  • Examine lessons and case studies from both the business world and the nonprofit sector to better understand how nonprofit organizations and their leaders can be efficient, resourceful, and innovative
  • Learn principles of financial management; accounting 101 for nonprofits; fund management; tax and audit issues; endowments and grants, reporting obligations, and other legal considerations

About this course:

This course presents an overview of operations management of a nonprofit organization--a challenge not unlike running a successful business. It examines lessons and case studies from both the business world and the nonprofit sector to better understand how organizations and their leaders can be efficient, resourceful, and innovative in daily operations and long-term strategy, while staying true to a core mission. Topics include: principles of financial management, accounting 101 for nonprofits; fund management; tax and audit issues; endowments and grants; reporting obligations and other legal considerations.

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