As we enter a new year, this is the perfect time to advance yourself professionally by earning a Certificate in Nonprofit Management. We also offer Certificates in Fundraising, Marketing/Communications or a Build-Your-Own customized curriculum.
Few nonprofit managers come into their roles with expertise in finances. But to effectively manage an organization or a program, every nonprofit manager has to develop basic skills and an understanding of the fundamentals of nonprofit financial management. That encompasses financial reporting, internal controls, knowledge of key accounting responsibilities, legal considerations, sustainability, potential taxation issues.
Through LinkedIn and its various types of pages – for individuals, companies and groups, you can grow your network, connecting with potential volunteers, board members, employees and donors, and can promote causes and activities. LinkedIn’s name is the key to its value to nonprofits – connecting you with your current supporters on yet another level.
Every day, nonprofits face challenges that come from an ever-increasing number of organizations, creating greater competition for attention and for shrinking dollars. Marketing is key to differentiating yourself so that you become – and stay – competitive. A clear focused marketing strategy based on branding and positioning your nonprofit among your competitors, enables you to.
While special events can be an essential component of your fundraising plan, they also contain many risks and pitfalls that can end up costing your organization far more than they bring in. There’s a reason why most special events happen only once, fail to meet projections, and drain staff resources. This course will teach you.
Right now, Twitter is the fastest growing social media platform in the world. But despite the compressed length of tweets, finding compelling content to present in 140 characters or less is not an easy task. Learn how to master the hashtag and ensure that you have followers out there paying attention.
This course provides an essential framework for understanding the major human resources responsibilities in nonprofits. Because workplace laws guide and control much of what we do with employees, participants will become familiar with the major workplace laws and the legal principles that govern the employment relationship. You will learn about the importance of good policies.
While the world of media has changed drastically in recent years, the fact that all media are swamped with requests for coverage remains constant and those who give the media what they want, when and how they want it, are the ones who will prevail. Working with the media offers tremendous value to organizations in.
What is the biggest worry most nonprofits face? Most would say it’s finances. If money is so critical to your mission, why would you neglect it by not having a plan in place to prevent potential losses and manage risk? Risk is all around us. A nonprofit may choose to assume the risk, reduce the.
Blogs have become essential tools for nonprofits to communicate their missions, their positions, engage readers and to get themselves known as a relevant force in their community. The format makes it simple to update and therefore easy to provide fresh content to both your audience and search engines. Blogs fulfill several functions, including increasing your.
Being an effective board member is more than good intentions and attending meetings. This board training is the first step in appreciating the objective and true roles and responsibilities that the job of board member requires. Attendees will come to comprehend the full responsibilities of board membership, in both the context of being part of.
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