Certificates: Nonprofit Executive Leadership
When and where
|Online||July 6, 2020–July 31, 2020||$1,100||Register|
|Online||September 1, 2020–September 26, 2020||$1,100||Register|
|IUPUI||December 4, 2020–December 5, 2020||$950||Registration temporarily suspended|
Program Evaluation for Mission Impact is offered once a year in-person and online.
The in-person class is two days in length.
Day 1: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Day 2: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
The online course is four weeks in length.
Each week you'll have a course module to complete. Each module consists of:
- readings (available in PDF format)
- viewing pre-recorded narrated presentations
- completing a 10-question quiz where you must score a 7 or higher
- engaging in forum discussions with others
- and submitting assignments.
More details about the online format and requirements may be viewed here.
View the in-person class agenda.
View the online course agenda.
The location next to each course date indicates if the course is being held in-person or online.
The in-person class is held on the IUPUI campus. Please click on the location name for further details and recommended hotel accommodations.
Registrants will receive complete course logistical information upon registration.
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 IU Executive Education at the O'Neill 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 course is about
Program evaluation is one mechanism for establishing accountability in nonprofit organizations. This course focuses on the techniques and application of evaluation methods to assess the effectiveness of nonprofit programs. Participants will learn evaluation techniques currently used to determine whether nonprofit programs are having the intended effects. Participants will also learn how to develop and implement cutting-edge performance measurement strategies in nonprofit organizations. Topics include:
- Program evaluation and accountability
- Practical program evaluation techniques
- Performance management strategies for effective and efficient programming