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Approx. 11 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

The Nonprofit Sector, Nonprofit Organizations, Leadership and Governance

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 90 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
6 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
7 readings
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
1 practice exercise
Week 130m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Organizational Governance and Boards of Directors

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 34 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Interview with Prof Chris Cornforth on "Innovative Approaches and Perspectives to Nonprofit Governance"7m
5 readings
Week 2 Key Concepts and Competencies10m
Week 2 Readings and Resources:10m
Discuss Case Study10m
Course Project Overview10m
Course Project Part II Guidance10m
1 practice exercise
Week 230m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

The Board's Role and Responsibilities

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 38 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
4 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
5 readings
Week 3 Key Questions and Competencies10m
Week 3 Readings and Resources10m
Discuss Case Study10m
Course Project Overview10m
Course Project Part II Guidance10m
1 practice exercise
Week 330m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Concept Testing and Application

3 hours to complete
2 practice exercises
Readiness Assurance Test (RAT)30m
RAT Application Exercise30m

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