Financial Management of Public and Nonprofit Organizations

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Course Number: 
GAFL 6520

Course Section:



  • Executive MPA

Course Type: 

  • Core



  • Summer 2022

Course Format:

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

This is a hybrid course, with synchronous, online meetings and once-monthly, on-campus meetings in Philadelphia, PA. Summer 2022 on-campus meetings will be held the following 4 Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m.: June 4, June 25, July 16, and August 6. The class will also meet online weekly on Monday evenings from 5:15 - 6:45 p.m.

On-Campus Location:

Online Day(s): 
Online Time: 
5:15 - 6:45 p.m.
Course Description: 

This course provides an introduction to financial management principles for public and nonprofit organizations. The primary objective of this course is to demystify financial information and improve students ability to effectively engage in financial discussions, regardless of their role in the organization. This course will be focused on the vocabulary and tools necessary to interpret, analyze, and properly communicate financial information in order to develop and execute an appropriate financial strategy. 

Fels Institute of Government

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

(215) 898-7326