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MGT 225 - Nonprofit Leadership

Credits: 3
Instructional Contact Hours: 3

Explores the variety of forces that impact a non-profit organization.  Compares and contrasts the factors influencing non-profit leaders.  Studies issues such as funding, board governance, program development, evaluation and assessment, human resources, public and media relations, client services, government entities, politics, and partnerships and collaborations.  Evaluates effective and ethical non-profit work incorporating issues of sustainability, inclusion, diversity, and social justice.    

Prerequisite(s): ENG 111   or OAT 151  with a minimum grade of “C”.  MGT 153W  is recommended.
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Explain leadership in the non-profit environment.
    1. Analyze a variety of concepts and theories of leadership within the nonprofit environment.   
    2. Explain what theories of leadership work effectively within non-profit organizations.
    3. Identify modern theories of management including sustainability, social responsibility, and social justice as they impact non-profit organizations. 
  2. Evaluate effective leadership behaviors in the nonprofit environment.
    1. Identify the aspects of non-profits that present challenges for leaders.
    2. Identify and apply various strategies and skills that non-profit leaders use in the successful operation of their organizations.
    3. Compare and contrast the differences in the leadership challenges of a non-profit versus a for-profit organization.
  3. Describe the connections between ethics and leadership. 
  4. Relate ethical principles to issues in the nonprofit environment.

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