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    Executive Certificate: This program is a core program in the Nonprofit Leadership and Public Leadership concentrations. This program can also be used as a third program for any concentration in the Executive Certificate series.

Program Overview

Around the world, nonprofit managers are often too busy solving day-to-day challenges to take the time to gain a broader perspective of what’s going on in the sector and put new ideas into practice. What if you could take a moment to examine the latest thinking on fundraising and learn how to use it immediately?

Led by faculty chair Arthur Brooks, Nonprofit Management and Leadership: Strategies for Organizational Success is an online executive program that offers the latest research and best practices in nonprofit management to help leaders run organizations more effectively. You will benefit from the opportunity to join with your global peers to strengthen essential skills in fundraising, marketing, human resources, strategic finance, performance measurement, and social enterprise.

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Through faculty-led lectures, prominent guest-speakers, group work, peer learning, and self-paced assignments, this online program will provide you with a deeper understanding of the nonprofit sector at large and help you develop core leadership skills to advance your career.

Learning Objectives

Nonprofit Management and Leadership: Strategies for Organizational Success will help you:

  • Gain a historical perspective of the nonprofit sector and the biggest issues facing nonprofit policy
  • Better understand philanthropy and charitable giving patterns
  • Construct a nonprofit finance system
  • Examine the basics of social entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Recognize and write the most effective mission statement

Application Information

Mandatory live sessions with faculty will be held weekly during the program on Tuesdays from 9:00am - 10:30am ET. View the draft program schedule.

What Participants are Saying

“This program far exceeded my expectations for content, delivery, format, support, guest speakers, and class cohort. Professor Brooks’ outsized interest in our success was unique and welcome.”

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Faculty & Research

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Arthur Brooks

Parker Gilbert Montgomery Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership

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James Honan

Senior Lecturer on Education, HGSE

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