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NPMA 1500 - Nonprofit Leadership

Non-profit Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course develops leadership skills that are critical for Executive Directors at small/mid-sized organizations, Program Managers at large organizations, and those beginning nonprofit careers. Participants will examine the role of leadership and approaches to assessing and improving organizational culture, mission/vision, strategic planning, organizational effectiveness, change management, and stakeholder engagement.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$440.00

Spring/Summer 2014

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2014 term.

CRN 57030

Mon Apr 14 - Sat Jul 05 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 14 - Jul 05 Online

Instructor

Angela Kelleher

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$440.00

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Students must submit email address when registering. To be successful in our online courses, plan to spend 7-10 hours per course each week on your studies, starting Week 1. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements weekly. Frequent contributions to asynchronous (not real time) online discussions is required to achieve a passing final grade.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you should be able to:

  • Identify the qualities and characteristics of an effective 'leader'.
  • Describe an organization's culture, and develop strategies for a leader to influence that culture.
  • Develop a vision/mission statement for a nonprofit organization.
  • Outline a strategic planning process and the key elements of strategy for a nonprofit organization.
  • Develop a strategy-driven performance measurement framework for a nonprofit organization.
  • Outline an approach to lead a healthy change process.
  • Prepare a strategy to build an engaged and productive internal team including Board members, staff, volunteers, and founders.
  • Prepare a strategy to create strong relationships with clients, donors, funders, partners, and other external stakeholders.
  • Evaluate your performance as a leader and develop a personal plan for success.

Related Programs

NPMA 1500 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Advanced Marketing Management
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Marketing Management
    Part-time   Diploma
  3. Nonprofit Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Spring/Summer 2014

Books for Spring/Summer 2014 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

The Executive Director's Guide to Thriving as a Nonprofit Leader: The Jossey-Bass Nonprofit Guidebook Series, Book 7
Author Mim Carlson, Margaret Donohoe
Publisher Jossey-Bass
Copyright 2010
Binding Kindle Edition
ISBN 978-0-47040-749-3
Price $45.95
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