Theory and Practice of Nonprofit Management

Schools of Public Engagement: Milano General Curriculum

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Degree Students (with Restrictions)

Theory and Practice of NPM

Fall 2019

Taught By: Bonnie McEwan

Section: A

CRN: 7127

Credits: 3

This course provides an introduction to the central theories of nonprofit enterprise, and the implications of various management practices for nonprofit (NPOs) and nongovernmental (NGOs) organizations. Issues that are pertinent for nonprofit managers and leaders faced with changing organizational environments will be discussed. The course will also introduce students to the major aspects of nonprofits and voluntary organizations that distinguish them from public and private organizations i.e. mission/vision; legal definitions/IRS rulings; voluntary governance structures and a social change agenda. Topics covered include the history and scope of the nonprofit sector, variations within the sector, contemporary theories of nonprofit enterprise, growth in the international nonprofit sector, management issues as they pertain to nonprofits, financial management, accountability, human resources management, strategic planning, collaborative partnerships, leadership, advocacy, and the future of the sector. Requirement for the MS, Nonprofit Management.

This course counts as an elective course for the Graduate Minor in Impact Entrepreneurship.

College: Schools of Public Engagement (NS)

Department: Milano General Curriculum (NMIL)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 25

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 12:16pm 7/23/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 6:00pm - 7:50pm

Building: Johnson/Kaplan 66 West 12th

Room: 618

Date Range: 8/26/2019 - 12/16/2019