The Governance of Nonprofit Organizations (Coursera)

The Governance of Nonprofit Organizations (Coursera)
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This course is designed for students preparing for careers in the nonprofit sector and for those already in the sector looking for professional development and continuing education in the area of nonprofit governance.
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The Governance of Nonprofit Organizations (Coursera)
This course examines the governance of nonprofit organizations through the lens of a board of directors. You will explore what boards and the leadership volunteers who serve on them do and how they do it to maximize contributions to organizational effectiveness.

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This course examines the ways nonprofit boards and the volunteers that serve on them add positive value to their organizations. It also examines common issues that challenge nonprofit board effectiveness in the governance process. The course covers the governance environment in which boards and leadership volunteers operate.

The aspect of the course that covers the “what” is the formal roles and responsibilities of boards whereas the “how” refers to the formal and non-formal approaches taken to carry out their roles vis a vis management of the organization. In addition to what and how, the course covers who, including leadership volunteers, board chairs, and chief executive officers (CEOs) with particular emphasis on developing leadership competency within the governance process.

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Free Course
This course is designed for students preparing for careers in the nonprofit sector and for those already in the sector looking for professional development and continuing education in the area of nonprofit governance.

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