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Earn an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership

nonprofit leadership iconThe Nonprofit Leadership concentration is for leaders of nonprofit or philanthropic organizations. Alumni with Executive Certificates in Nonprofit Leadership include Executive/Deputy Director, Presidents, Development Director, Community Organizer, and CFO.  Participants can expect to expand their skills in program/project delivery and assessment; organizing for social change; or deepening their own leadership skills to improve outcomes.

To earn your Executive Certificate complete three programs from the list below within six years. Programs may be a mix of online or on-campus. You will need to apply for each program separately and complete them at your own pace within six years. You will receive a $500 discount on your final program.

Create your own learning experience:

A Course in Exponential Fundraising
Delivering Public Services: Efficiency, Equity, and Quality
Evidence for Equity
Leadership, Organizing and Action
Leading Nonviolent Movements for Social Progress
Leading Successful Programs: Using Evidence to Assess Effectiveness
Mobilizing Your Nonprofit Board
Nonprofit Financial Stewardship
Nonprofit Management and Leadership: Strategies for Organizational Success
Driving Nonprofit Performance and Innovation (formerly Performance Measurement for Effective Management of Nonprofit Organizations)
Public Narrative: Leadership, Storytelling, and Action
Strategic Frameworks for Nonprofit Organizations
Strategic Fundraising for Nonprofit Leaders

Or complete one or two programs from the list above and the remaining from this list:


Behavioral Insights and Public Policy
Creating Public Value
Emerging Leaders
Leading Smart Policy Design: Optimizing Evidence to Drive Organizational Success
Leadership and Character in Uncertain Times
Leadership Decision Making: Optimizing Organizational Performance
Leadership for the 21st Century
Leadership in Crises
Moral Leadership in an Imperfect World
Negotiation Strategies: Building Agreement Across Boundaries (formerly Mastering Negotiation)
Persuasive Communication: Narrative, Evidence, and Impact
Strategic Leadership: Enhancing Your Personal Effectiveness