MNM 610 Legal Issues for Nonprofits (3.00)
Introduces critical legal issues affecting nonprofit organizations. Explores nonprofit formation, statutory requirements, liability, contract and employment issues, applicable portions of the Federal Tax Code, laws that affect lobbying and public advocacy and laws regarding fund raising.
Pre-requisite: MNM*601 MNM*612 MNM*648
MNM 633 Human Resource Leadership in NPO's (3.00)
Examines the effective management of people working in nonprofit organizations. Includes hiring policies and practices, compensation, staff development, staff evaluation, collective bargaining, labor/management issues and equal employment opportunity. Considers the role of volunteers; how volunteers are recruited, organized and managed in non-profits.
MNM 644 Financial Management of Nonprofit Orgnzt (3.00)
Focuses on using financial information management for budgeting, finance and investment decision-making in nonprofit organizations. Topics includes acquisition, reporting, taxation, risk management and regulatory issues. Emphasizes unique problems of nonprofits in capital formation, generating earned income, managing endowments, gifts and tax planning.
MNM 647 Program Development & Accountability (3.00)
Designs, evaluates and analyzes programs through the utilization of research methods and best practices to determine the effectiveness of programs while at the same time providing accountability to the organization's mission. Utilizes evidence-based and other data to evaluate and develop techniques and strategies that can produce effective program measurement.
MNM 648 Governance and Organizational Leadership (3.00)
Examines accountabilities of nonprofit governance. Analyzes governing board and executive director roles in leading change, decision processes, and modeling ethical behaviors. Explores strategies which position organization for Third Sector leadership.
Pre-requisite: MNM*601 MNM*644
MNM 670 Financial Resource Development (3.00)
Examines the principles, strategies and techniques of resource development. Topics include an overview of resource development from foundations, corporations, government and individuals, proposal writing and presentation, direct mail, conducting special events, and individual major gift programs.