Financial Management of Governments and Non Profits

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Course Number: 
GAFL 652

Course Section



  • Executive MPA

Course Type: 

  • Core



  • Summer 2021

Course Format

Hybrid (on-campus and online)

On-campus meetings will be modified for summer and fall 2021 in accordance with COVID-19 guidelines.

On-Campus Day(s): 
On-Campus Time(s): 

Summer 2021 on-campus meetings will be held the following four Fridays and Saturdays (Fridays 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Saturdays 2:00 - 5:30 p.m.): June 4-5, June 25-26, July 16-17, August 6-7.

On-Campus Location:

Online Day(s): 
Online Time: 
7:45 - 8:45 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. 

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