Intro. to Non-Profit Management
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Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: School of Undergraduate Studies
Department: Management and Business
Course Number: NMGT 2400
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
Nonprofit organizations have grown in number and importance over the last several years. In New York City, the nonprofit sector employs more people than the garment and financial services industries combined. This course introduces the principal theories of not-for-profit enterprise and the implications of various management practices for nonprofit organizations. Topics include the history and scope of the nonprofit sector, variations within this sector, and management issues as they pertain to nonprofits: fundraising and development, financial management, entrepreneurship, human resources management, marketing, governance and leadership advocacy, ethics, and nonprofit law. The course provides an ideal foundation for those contemplating a career in the field or seeking to become more effective board members or other volunteers.