2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) 
    
    Oct 04, 2022  
2013-2014 Walden University Catalog (June 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PPPA 8340 - Leadership for the Nonprofit Sector


(5 cr.) An overview and history of the third sector in American society, featuring governance and nonprofit corporations, are provided to students in this course. Students explore the relationship between the board and the executive director, ethics, fiduciary responsibility, human resources, and board organizational structures. They also examine the role of nonprofit organizations in fostering social change and the emerging trend toward entrepreneurship in nonprofits. Sharpening critical-thinking and communication skills, students engage in peer discussions on a variety of topics, such as societal and market trends, board liability, risk management, issues of governance, board member orientation, fundraising, and organizational effectiveness. Note: This is a 12-week course.



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