The Nonprofit Management Program provides an overview of the fundamental concepts of managing nonprofit organizations. The courses listed will meet the needs of those seeking concentrated knowledge to prepare them for a career in the nonprofit sector.
Students who successfully complete all five courses listed here will earn a PGCC Certificate for the Nonprofit Management Program.
BUS-605 Fundamentals of Nonprofit Organizations 0.6 CEU
Are you thinking about starting a nonprofit organization but don't fully understand how to start or run it successfully? Perhaps you're joining or advancing in a nonprofit and want to better understand nonprofits. This course discusses the fundamentals of nonprofit organizations: their distinctive purpose, start-up requirements and key considerations for sustainability and growth. You will develop a solid understanding of nonprofit start-up requirements and management principles. Instructor: Kim Rhim.
Two sessions, $75*.
Syn# 03690 | Thursdays | 9/21 & 9/28/23 | 6:30–9:30 p.m. | Remote/Canvas
VOL-334 Public Relations and Communications 0.6 CEU
Examine the event promotion and marketing elements, specifically the event planning process, advertising campaigns, creative brainstorming, budgeting, overcoming obstacles, attracting sponsorships, soliciting volunteers, and getting to know your audience. Answer the question, “Who am I marketing to?” Prerequisite: BUS-401. Instructor: Ivy Pendleton.
One session, $75*.
Syn# 03506 | Saturday | 9/30/23 | 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Remote/Canvas
VOL-335 Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations and Fundraising 0.6 CEU
VOL-313 Writing Grant Proposals 0.6 CEU
Develop and package convincing and hard-hitting grant proposals that will sell your organization’s capabilities and meet the needs of the funding organization. Prerequisite: VOL-335. Instructor: Ivy Pendleton.
One session, $75*.
Syn# 03508 | Saturday | 10/14/23 | 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. | Remote/Canvas
BUS-590 Best Practices for Nonprofits
When your message is not articulated clearly, it handicaps your organization’s ability to carry out your mission successfully. Discover the top practices that nonprofit leaders use to communicate well, build a strong reputation, and maintain visibility among their target audiences. Prerequisite: VOL-313. Instructor: Kim Rhim.
One session, $45.
Syn# 03509 | Tuesday | 10/17/23 | 6:30–9:30 p.m. | Remote/Canvas
*Tuition waiver for age 60+. Student pays registration and lab fees.
Learning on your own time
Students taking an online class can access course content 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and have discussions with their instructors and fellow learners using Canvas. Deadlines and due dates will be set for assignments, test, projects, and the like.
Learning in real time
Students that take a remote class will meet online via the Canvas platform at scheduled times with set deadlines and due dates. Students will access learning materials, assignments, and participate in discussions via Canvas.
How to Register
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Students are encouraged to register for classes on their own through Owl Link, but may also submit a registration form online to the Office of Records and Registration.