Nonprofit Management for the 21st Century

Get a strong foundation in the legal and managerial responsibilities of nonprofit organizations.


When and where

September 15, 2017September 16, 2017$895Closed
August 6, 2018August 31, 2018$1,050Register
December 7, 2018December 8, 2018$895Registration opening soon

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION NOTE: Tuition payment is due before the class begins and may be paid by credit card, check, or purchase order. All cancellations and transfers are subject to an administrative fee of $275.

The Fund Raising School, an international leader in fundraising training and professional development, and the IU Executive Education at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs, a nationally ranked leader in nonprofit management education, are pleased to announce this course offering. It is one of four required courses for the Certificate in Nonprofit Executive Leadership.

What this seminar is about

Through a unique collaboration, this innovative and affordable continuing education course will help you meet your professional goals. This seminar is designed for mid-level and upper-level nonprofit leaders and those aspiring to leadership positions in all areas of the nonprofit sector. The seminar includes topics of particular interest to fundraising professionals.

One of the biggest challenges facing the nonprofit sector today is the quality of its management and board. This seminar will provide participants with a strong foundation in the legal and managerial responsibilities of nonprofit organizations by engaging topics related to governance, accountability, collaboration, and leadership. This two-day course will address:

  • Leading, managing, and motivating volunteers and staff
  • Collaboration activities and partner relations
  • Watchdog organizations and the regulatory environment
  • Governance models, trends, and options
  • Roles and responsibilities of boards of directors
  • Public accountability and ethical leadership

Class schedule (in-person)

  • Day 1: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
  • Day 2: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
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Class schedule (online)

The online course is four weeks in length.

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  • 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)