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Leading Nonprofits

Leading Nonprofits

Course Number
GAFL 549 001
Course Code
GAFL549001
Course Key
64978
Day(s)
Monday
Time
7:45pm-8:45pm
Instructor
Course Note
Online Course Fee: $150 (in addition to course tuition and fees)
Course Description
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.

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.)

Spring 2020 on-campus meetings will be held on the following Fridays from 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM (break for lunch from 1 - 2): January 17, February 21, March 27, and April 24. Class will meet online on Monday evenings from 7:45 PM - 8:45 PM.
This course has seats reserved for Fels' students and gives priority to grad students. Undergraduate students, contact Vincent George at vigeorge@sas.upenn.edu to request a permit. Seats are not guaranteed to post-bacc or undergraduate students.