MNM 601 Hist/Theory/Future of Nonprofs (3.00)
Examines origins and societal roles of nonprofit organizations in a global environment including social, political, economic, cultural and ideological issues. Addresses types and characteristics of nonprofit organizations, and trends and projections for the future of the third sector.
MNM 612 Advocacy and the Third Sector (3.00)
Examines the rights and responsibilities of nonprofit organizations in the governmental process. Explores the importance of government to the nonprofit organization's mission, the legal parameters of nonprofit involvement and the proper techniques for establishing an effective presence in the political process.
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.