Leading Nonprofits

Course Number
GAFL 5490 001
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Course Description
Crosslisted with NPLD. 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). This course has seats reserved for Fels' students and gives priority to grad students. Non-Fels students should contact Kate McAloon at mcaloonk@sas.upenn.edu to request a permit. Seats are not guaranteed to post-bacc or undergraduate students.