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Fechas límite flexibles

Fechas límite flexibles

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

Aprox. 13 horas para completar

Sugerido: 3 hours/week...
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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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1
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3 horas para completar

The Nonprofit Sector, Nonprofit Organizations, Leadership and Governance

Welcome to the first course in the series of three courses on developing leadership and improving governance in nonprofit organizations. We encourage you to dive right in--watch the lecture and guest interview videos, participate in the discussion forums, take the practice quiz, post a commentary in the forum, analyze the Board cases, and start working on the course project! ...
Reading
6 videos (Total 90 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
Video6 videos
Welcome to the video introducing this series of courses5m
Course 1 Overview Video9m
Week 1 Overview15m
Interview with Ruth McCambridge12m
Interview with Dr. Laura Schweitzer: Leadership and Governance of Nonprofit Organizations from a Practitioner Perspective43m
Reading7 lecturas
Course 1 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
Course Project Part II Guidance10m
Quiz1 ejercicios de práctica
Week 120m
Semana
2
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Organizational Governance and Boards of Directors

Hello and welcome to Week 2 of the first course on Leadership and Governance of Nonprofit Organizations! The goal of this week is to introduce you to the concept of nonprofit leadership and governance and the function of boards in organizational governance. Details can be found on the week 2 course pages below. As usual, we encourage you to engage in the content and with each other on this online teaching and learning journey!...
Reading
2 videos (Total 35 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video2 videos
Interview with Prof Chris Cornforth on "Innovative Approaches and Perspectives to Nonprofit Governance"7m
Reading5 lecturas
Week 2 Key Concepts and Competencies10m
Week 2 Readings and Resources:10m
Discuss Case Study10m
Course Project Overview10m
Course Project Part II Guidance10m
Quiz1 ejercicios de práctica
Week 222m
Semana
3
Horas para completar
2 horas para completar

The Board's Role and Responsibilities

Hello and welcome to Week 3! The goal of this week is to address a number of important questions related to how boards operate: What roles do board members play in nonprofit organizations, what are boards responsible for, What is the role and responsibilities of boards of directors and What are the elements of board behavior that shape how effective a board will be. These elements form the basis of the content of the second and third courses in this series on Developing Leadership and Improving Governance in Nonprofit Organizations. They also underline the structure of our course text, Improving the Effectiveness of Boards of Directors AND the tool used to facilitate assessments of board performance in the Course 2 project. Two videos relating to these topics can be found on the week 3 course page....
Reading
4 videos (Total 37 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video4 videos
Interview with Putnam Barber on Charitable Solicitations in the United States9m
Conceptual Framework of the Elements of Board Effectiveness7m
Professor Vic Murray summarizes the design of the board assessment1m
Reading5 lecturas
Week 3 Key Questions and Competencies10m
Week 3 Readings and Resources10m
Discuss Case Study10m
Course Project Overview10m
Course Project Part II Guidance10m
Quiz1 ejercicios 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 1 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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Dirección de la carrera

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Beneficio de la carrera

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Principales revisiones

por RVApr 14th 2016

I highly recommend the entire program to new and even experienced board members in both the non-profit and corporate world. Very real application and concepts that are applicable.

por MPJun 5th 2016

Great for enhancing your understanding of how non-profits are governed. I'd highly recommend this course for anyone involved with a non-profit organization.

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

Acerca de The State University of New York

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Acerca de Luther College at the University of Regina

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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