Non-Profit & Public Sector Management Certification

Topics to be covered

  • Managers and You in the Workplace
  • Management History Module
  • Making Decisions
  • Management Practice
  • Managing the External Environment and the Organization’s Culture
  • Managing in a Global Environment
  • Managing Diversity
  • Managing Social Responsibility and Ethics
  • Managing Change and Disruptive Innovation
  • Planning Work Activities
  • Managing Strategy
  • Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • Management Practice
  • Designing Organizational Structure
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Creating and Managing Teams
  • Management Practice
  • Managing Communication
  • Understanding and Managing Individual Behavior
  • Motivating Employees
  • Being an Effective Leader
  • Management Practice
  • Monitoring and Controlling
  • Studying nonprofit organizations
  • Historical background
  • Concepts
  • Dimensions I: overview
  • Dimensions II: specific fields

Literature

We recommend the following literature:
  • Management (any edition) by Stephen P. Robbins, Mary A. Coulter
  • Nonprofit Organizations: Theory, management, policy (any edition) by Helmut K. Anheier
Please, note that you do not have to buy or use this book. You can get any book(s) from any university and any author. It is only important that all required topics be covered. We encourage you to explore literature and read as many books as you can.

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Topics to be covered

The same as in the previous Level PLUS
  • Theoretical approaches
  • Organizational theory and structure
  • Nonprofit behavior and performance
  • Resourcing nonprofit organizations
  • Stakeholders, governance, and accountability
  • Management I: models
AND questions based on experience

Literature

We recommend the following literature:
  • Management (any edition) by Stephen P. Robbins, Mary A. Coulter
  • Nonprofit Organizations: Theory, management, policy (any edition) by Helmut K. Anheie
Please, note that you do not have to buy or use these books. You can get any book(s) from any university and any author. It is only important that all required topics be covered. We encourage you to explore literature and read as many books as you can.

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Topics to be covered The same as in the previous Levels PLUS
  • Management II: tools and special topics
  • State–nonprofit relations
  • Foundations
  • International issues and globalization
  • Policy issues and developments
AND questions based on experience

Literature

We recommend the following literature:
  • Management (any edition) by Stephen P. Robbins, Mary A. Coulter
  • Nonprofit Organizations: Theory, management, policy (any edition) by Helmut K. Anheier
Please, note that you do not have to buy or use these books. You can get any book(s) from any university and any author. It is only important that all required topics be covered. We encourage you to explore literature and read as many books as you can.

You must sign in or register to access certification program.

Topics to be covered The same as in the previous Levels PLUS
  • Why Strategic Planning Is More Important Than Ever
  • The Strategy Change Cycle: An Effective Strategic Planning Approach for Public and Nonprofi t Organizations
  • Initiating and Agreeing on a Strategic Planning Process
  • Clarifying Organizational Mandates and Mission
  • Assessing the Environment to Identify Strengths and Weaknesses, Opportunities and Challenges
  • Identifying Strategic Issues Facing the Organization
AND questions based on experience

Literature

We recommend the following literature:
  • Management (any edition) by Stephen P. Robbins, Mary A. Coulter
  • Nonprofit Organizations: Theory, management, policy (any edition) by Helmut K. Anheier
  • Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations: a Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining Organizational Achievement (any edition) by John M. Bryson.
Please, note that you do not have to buy or use these books. You can get any book(s) from any university and any author. It is only important that all required topics be covered. We encourage you to explore literature and read as many books as you can.

You must sign in or register to access certification program.

Topics to be covered The same as in the previous Levels PLUS
  • Formulating and Adopting Strategies and Plans to Manage the Issues
  • Establishing an Effective Organizational Vision for the Future
  • Implementing Strategies and Plans Successfully
  • Reassessing and Revising Strategies and Plans
  • Leadership Roles in Making Strategic Planning Work
  • Getting Started with Strategic Planning

AND questions based on experience

Literature

We recommend the following literature:
  • Management (any edition) by Stephen P. Robbins, Mary A. Coulter
  • Nonprofit Organizations: Theory, management, policy (any edition) by Helmut K. Anheier
  • Strategic Planning for Public and Nonprofit Organizations: a Guide to Strengthening and Sustaining Organizational Achievement (any edition) by John M. Bryson.
Please, note that you do not have to buy or use these books. You can get any book(s) from any university and any author. It is only important that all required topics be covered. We encourage you to explore literature and read as many books as you can.

You must sign in or register to access certification program.