Academics

Leading Nonprofits

Course Number: GAFL 549

This course will provide an analysis of the nonprofit sector in relation to public and for-profit organizations focusing on building the six core organizational competencies that are essential to a successful nonprofit.

Semesters Offered

Leading Nonprofits Fall 2017
Instructor: William Clark
Course Section: 001
On-Campus Day(s): Thursday
On-Campus Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
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.)

Leading Nonprofits Summer 2017
Course Section: 900
On-Campus Day(s): Friday, Saturday
On-Campus Time(s):

On-campus meetings for Summer 2017 will be on:

  • Fridays from 9:30am-1pm on May 19, June 23, and July 21
  • Saturdays from 9:30am-1pm on May 20, June 24, and July 22
Online Day(s): Monday
Online Time: 7:45pm-8:45pm
Course Description:

This course will provide an analysis of the nonprofit sector in relation to public and for-profit organizations focusing on building the six core organizational competencies that are essential to a successful nonprofit.

Leading Nonprofits Fall 2016 On-Campus
Course Section: 001
Day(s): Tuesday
Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Course Location: On-Campus
Course Description:

This course will provide an analysis of the nonprofit sector in relation to public and for-profit organizations focusing on building the six core organizational competencies that are essential to a successful nonprofit.

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Fels Institute of Government
University of Pennsylvania
3814 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (215) 898-2600
Fax: (215) 746-2829

felsinstitute@sas.upenn.edu