Programa Especializado - Improving Leadership & Governance in Nonprofit Organizations
Effective Leadership and Governance for Nonprofits. Develop leadership to help nonprofit organizations improve their governance effectiveness
Sobre este Programa Especializado
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.
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- Beginner Specialization.
- No prior experience required.
Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector, Nonprofit Organizations, Nonprofit Leadership and GovernancePróxima sesión: May 7
Acerca del CursoThis course introduces you to the nonprofit sector, nonprofit organizations, and the concepts of leadership and governance. While this course has been developed with North American culture in mind, we do appreciate that in other parts of the world the n
The Roles and Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards of Directors within the Governance ProcessSesión actual: Apr 18
- 5 weeks, 5 - 7 hours per week
Acerca del CursoThis course provides a more in-depth look at the roles and responsibilities of boards of directors in the governance of nonprofit organizations. While the course has been developed with North American culture in mind, we do appreciate that in other par
The Factors that Influence the Effectiveness of Boards and the Governance ProcessPróxima sesión: May 7
- 5 Weeks, 7 - 10 hours per week
Acerca del CursoThe third course in this Specialization introduces you to the factors that influence how effective boards of directors will be in carrying out their roles and responsibilities and hence the impact they have in shaping the success of the organization they go
Capstone - Managing Board Change for Higher Levels of Leadership and Governance EffectivenessPróxima sesión: May 28
Sobre el Proyecto FinalThe Capstone Project is a service learning experience designed to apply the knowledge and skills developed in the three Specialization courses to a real world leadership and governance situation. It is also intended to develop the participant's capabili
Prof. Vic Murray, PhD
Prof. Yvonne D. Harrison, PhD
Associate Professor and Director
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