Leading Nonprofits

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Course Number: 
GAFL 549

Course Type: 

  • Elective

Instructor(s)

Semester: 

  • Spring 2020

Course Format

Hybrid (on-campus and online)
On-Campus
On-Campus Day(s): 
Friday
On-Campus Time(s): 

Spring 2020 on-campus meetings will be held on the following Fridays from 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 - 5:30 p.m. (break for lunch from 1 - 2): January 17, February 21, March 27, and April 24. Class will meet online on Monday evenings from 7:45 - 8:45 p.m.

On-Campus Location:

Online
Online Day(s): 
Monday
Online Time: 
7:45 - 8:45 p.m.
Course Description: 

Leading Nonprofit Organizations is designed for those interested in leading and managing a nonprofit organization. It takes a practitioners perspective on strategic realities of modern practice. Each section will seek to rapidly orient a new manager to the complexities, strategic issues, & politics. The course is taught through a combination of theory and practice using selected readings, lectures, guest presentations, group activities (Mock senior staff discussions) and field assignments (pairing with area nonprofit leader and attendance at one of the organizations' board meetings.)

This is a "hybrid" course, with synchronous, online meetings and once-monthly,on-campus meetings in Philadelphia, PA. Also, please note there is an additional $150 online course fee.

Fels Institute of Government

The Fels Institute of Government
3814 Walnut St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 898-7326
felsinstitute@sas.upenn.edu

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