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Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

Restablece las fechas límite en función de tus horarios.
Horas para completar

Aprox. 12 horas para completar

Sugerido: 5 weeks, 5 - 7 hours per week...
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Inglés (English)

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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

Semana
1
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3 horas para completar

The Board's Role in Planning

Hello and welcome to Course 2 in the series of three courses on developing leadership and improving governance in nonprofit organizations. The goal of week 1 is to address several important questions related to one of the most important board responsibilities--planning: What is Strategic, What is Strategic Planning, and What is Strategic Governance? These elements form the basis of this week's overview and content in Chapter 3 of the main course text Improving the Effectiveness of Boards of Directors and readings in recommended course texts....
Reading
4 videos (Total 94 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Course 2 Overview Video9m
Week 1 Overview35m
Interview with Dr. Laura Schweitzer: Leadership and Governance of Nonprofit Organizations from a Practitioner Perspective43m
Reading8 lecturas
Course 2 Teaching and Learning Overview10m
Required and Recommended Texts10m
Week 1 Key Questions and Competencies10m
Week 1 Readings and Resources10m
Discuss Case Study10m
Course Project Overview10m
Option 1: Working With a Real Board10m
Option 2: Working With a Fictitious Board10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 120m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

The Board's Role in Performance Assessment

Hello and welcome to Week 2 of the second course on Leadership and Governance of Nonprofit Organizations! The focus this week is on the vitally important partner of planning--Performance Assessment. Some of the key questions we will explore this week are: What is performance assessment and why is it important? What is the board's role in performance assessment? Why do boards have difficulty meeting their performance assessment responsibilities? And, what frameworks exist to help boards measure and manage performance? ...
Reading
1 video (Total 28 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
Video1 video
Reading6 lecturas
Week 2 Key Questions and Competencies10m
Week 2 Readings and Resources10m
Discuss Case Study10m
Course Project Overview10m
Option 1: Working With a Real Board10m
Option 2: Working With a Fictitious Board10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 220m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

The Board's Role in Fundraising and Resource Development

Hello and welcome to Week 3! The goal this week is to address important questions related to the board's role and responsibilities in fundraising or, as we will refer to it, resource development. Some of the key questions we will explore this week are: What is the board’s role in resource development and why do boards have difficulty meeting their responsibilities in this area? What information should be included in a resource development plan and how can boards improve their effectiveness in carrying out resource development responsibilities?...
Reading
2 videos (Total 36 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Interview with Putnam Barber on Charitable Solicitations in the United States9m
Reading6 lecturas
Week 3 Key Questions and Competencies10m
Week 3 Readings and Resources10m
Discuss Case Study10m
Course Project Overview10m
Option 1: Working With a Real Board10m
Option 2: Working With a Fictitious Board10m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Week 320m
Semana
4
Horas para completar
3 horas para completar

Concept Testing and Application

Hello and welcome to Week 4! The goal of this week is to assess course learning. The end of Course 2 assessment of learning begins with the requirement that you to take two Readiness Assurance Tests (RATs) and submit your first Board Effectiveness Assessment Reflection (BEAR). During the testing process, don't forget to bring a piece of paper and pen to make a note of your answers to the RAT and RAT Application Exercise questions. You will need them to vote and discuss your responses in the RAT forums next week. ...
Reading
3 quizzes
Quiz2 ejercicios de práctica
Readiness Assurance Test (RAT)20m
RAT Application Exercise20m
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por RVApr 14th 2016

I really enjoyed the curse and as a board memeber sitting on a number of Boards, I have found the course directly applicable and relevant.

Instructores

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Prof. Yvonne D. Harrison, PhD

Associate Professor and Director
Voluntary Sector Studies Network (VSSN)
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Prof. Vic Murray, PhD

Adjunct Professor
School of Public Administration, University of Victoria

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Acerca del programa especializado Improving Leadership & Governance in Nonprofit Organizations

Identify and analyze leadership and governance issues, create practical ways to improve board performance and work with boards to implement these improvements. This Specialization consists of three courses plus a Capstone Project: (1) Course 1 topics: The unique nature of the nonprofit sector in society; leadership in nonprofit organizations and the governance process. (2) Course 2 topics: The roles and responsibilities of nonprofit organization boards of directors and the challenges in carrying them out effectively. (3) Course 3 topics: The critical factors that impact the ability of the board to govern and how to intentionally change them into positive influences. The Capstone Project: How to help real boards overcome inertia and resistance to change and improve their governance effectiveness in an applied service learning experience. To learn more about the series of courses, please watch the Welcome Video....
Improving Leadership & Governance in Nonprofit Organizations

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