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Improving Leadership & Governance in Nonprofit Organizations

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Effective Leadership and Governance for Nonprofits

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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From The State University of New York, Luther College at the University of Regina, University at Buffalo via Coursera
Hours 144
Instructors Prof. Yvonne D. Harrison, PhD, Prof. Vic Murray, PhD, Prof. Yvonne Cafik Harrison, PhD
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Business

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Nov
14

Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector, Nonprofit Organizations, Nonprofit Leadership and Governance

This course introduces you to the nonprofit sector, nonprofit organizations, and the concepts of leadership and governance. While this course has been developed with North...

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Nov
23

The Roles and Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards of Directors within the Governance Process (You were viewing this course)

This 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...

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Nov
14

The Factors that Influence the Effectiveness of Boards and the Governance Process

The 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...

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Jan
2

Capstone - Managing Board Change for Higher Levels of Leadership and Governance Effectiveness

The 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...

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The State University of New York, Luther College at the University of Regina, University at Buffalo

From The State University of New York, Luther College at the University of Regina, University at Buffalo via Coursera
Hours 144
Instructors Prof. Yvonne D. Harrison, PhD, Prof. Vic Murray, PhD, Prof. Yvonne Cafik Harrison, PhD
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Business

Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

Online Faculty - Multimedia Capstone $27k

Capstone Advisor, Masters in Real Estate $57k

Assistant Capstone Project Manager $58k

Postdoctoral Capstone Researcher $59k

Capstone Experience Researcher $64k

Capstone Project Manager $73k

Planner/Project Manager- Capstone Experience $86k

Project Architect, Project Manager $94k

Senior Capstone Researcher $99k

Industrial Engineer Capstone $103k

Capstone Project Mechanical Engineer $131k

Project Manager, Project Engineering $143k

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