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Madison College: School of Professional and Continuing Education

Nonprofit Leadership: Governance and Volunteer Management

Offered in partnership with the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, this course is 1 of 8 courses needed to earn the Certified Nonprofit Professional Credential. This course highlights the stewardship and advocacy roles, responsibilities, and leadership of the board of directors, staff and volunteers in the development of policies, procedures and processes by which nonprofits operate an are held accountable.

Madison College: School of Professional and Continuing Education
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Skills

What it takes to earn this badge

  • Pass the Final Quiz with a 75% or greater
  • Complete the Final Project Artifact: Participants will develop four artifacts for an organization related to board governance and volunteers and achieve a 75% or greater total rubric score.
  • Differentiate between management and leadership across the nonprofit organization.
  • Learn the tools to effective board design, performance and ongoing board development.
  • Begin to incorporate the essential function of strategic planning for effective operation and sustainability
  • Understand the role, value and dynamics of volunteerism in carrying out the work and fulfilling the mission.
  • Apply volunteer management basics, including recruitment, retention, performance management and evaluation.
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