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Overview This course covers budgets and how they are used in nonprofit organizational settings. You will gain an understanding of the uses and functions of budgets and the relationship between strategic budgeting and tactical budgeting. You will also learn about the organization-wide budget and different budget systems. The course will continue on to slightly more advanced budgeting topics such as capital budgets, cash flow budgets, and opportunity budgets. You will also learn how nonprofit organizations are using different budgeting techniques to handle operating challenges. Languages English Course Access Time Students are given 1 month to complete the program. Extensions are available if needed, fees may apply. Prerequisites/Audience This course is intended for adults seeking to gain a basic understanding of budgeting. This course is best suited for learners with a basic understanding of finance concepts.

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Tuition: $195.00

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Overview Fundraising is one of the central activities of a nonprofit organization. To help finance operating budgets, nonprofits must raise money every year. In addition, special projects and improvements to facilities may be needed. In these situations, fundraisers will often launch large capital campaigns or apply for foundation grants. This course offers an introduction to fundraising for nonprofit organizations, with an emphasis on the fundamental issues. Languages English Course Access Time Students are given 1 month to complete the program. Extensions are available if needed, fees may apply. Prerequisites/Audience This course is designed for adult learners seeking to gain a basic understanding of fundraising for nonprofit organizations. This course is best suited for learners with a basic understanding of how nonprofits operate.

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Tuition: $195.00

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Overview Grant Writing is at the heart of the nonprofit world, and Grant Writers remain in high demand. Philanthropy has remained strong in the United States. From large funders such as Bill and Melinda Gates to small funders, Grant Writers seek to secure funds for individuals. The Grant Writer provides a crucial connection between the person seeking grants and funders. Our course will allow students to gain a full understanding of grant writing from identifying potential grant seekers needing someone to write their grants to finding funders and building your own grant writing business. Basic grant writing is a critical skill for anyone seeking a position in a nonprofit organization or as a freelance grant writer. This course will provide our students with skills they can put to use immediately in their current grant writing position or to build a new career. Languages English Course Access Time Students have 4 weeks to complete this course from date of their enrollment. Instructor This class supported by an Educational Mentor. Our educational mentors have worked or are working in the subject they mentor. Educational Mentors reviews student work, student progress, and interacts with students as needed. They respond to any questions or concerns you might have, as well as encouraging and motivating you to succeed.

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Tuition: $195.00

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Overview This course will develop your ability to appropriately interpret the major financial accounting statements that are used by nonprofit organizations. Ideally, you will gain an understanding of the types of financial statements that are used by nonprofit organizations, and how they differ from for-profit financial reporting. Also, you should gain an appreciation of both the power and limitations of accounting information in assessing financial performance and decision-making. You will also learn the uses of financial statement analysis, or ratio analysis for nonprofit organizations. Languages English Course Access Time Students are given 1 month to complete the program. Extensions are available if needed, fees may apply. Prerequisites/Audience This course is designed for adult learners involved or interested in nonprofit financial management.

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Tuition: $99.00

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OverviewOnline Grant Writing Course Students and working professionals alike will benefit from our online grant writing course. Over the course of this program, students learn the essential skills needed to research and write effective grant applications for public, private and government grants. Over the course of this program, experienced grant writers with real world experience lead students step-by-step through grant writing processes that increase their chances of receiving funding. Our online grant writing course is designed for full time students and working professionals looking to learn the essential skills needed to research and write effective grant proposals. Students enrolled in this course learn how to write compelling explanations, descriptions and intentional directions that persuade their readers. Grant Research Over the course of this module, you will study the various types of corporate, non-profit, education, and government grants that are available. You will also learn how to research a variety of funding sources and how to get started with the grant acquisition process. Effective Grant Writing Techniques In this teaching module, you'll receive instruction in technical writing and how to create grant proposals that incorporate the basic components of any good grant proposal - explanation, description and intentional direction. Technical Writing Skill Students pursuing careers in highly competitive fields like the sciences, education, and those looking to begin a career as a professional grant writer will benefit from this module. Topics covered in this module include style and purpose. Advanced Grant Writing Techniques In this module, students learn how to develop successful and highly fundable grant proposals. The module also includes a separate lesson covering the potential pitfalls of the grant writing process. Our grant writing course is convenient and affordable for virtually any budget. Like all of our courses, this offering is 100% online, self-paced and instructor supported. And our open enrollment policy allows students to begin learning at their convenience from the comfort of their own homes. Enrolling is, easy and completely safe using our secure online registration process. Take your career to the next level with the online grant writing course from World Education.This course is eligible for Military Spouse Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) funding. More online certificate courses from World Education: Lean Mastery for Administration (Office) Lean Mastery for Manufacturing LearnLaw - Pre-Law School Curricula Languages English Course Access Time All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. Most programs allow you 180 days after you register to complete them. If you need more time, extensions are available Instructor Katherine Squires Pang, J.D., LL.M., M.Ed received her B.A. in 1980 from Clark University, her J.D. from the University of Dayton Law School in 1982, her LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University Law School in 1983, and her M.Ed from the University of Texas in 2001. She has practiced law with national law firms since 1983, ran for the United States Senate in California in 1994, and was appointed by Governor Wilson as a Commissioner to the WCAB from 1994 to 1996. Dr. Pang has served as an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Management at the University of Texas, Dallas, and has been an adjunct faculty member in the law and business schools of many universities, including the Stern School of Business at New York University, Pepperdine University, USC, Golden Gate University, and the University of California, Irvine. In addition to having over 20 years of law firm experience, Dr. Pang has founded several companies, including LawPrep, Inc., LawPrep Press, Inc., Legal EdNet.com, and EdWay Online. From 1989 to 1996, Dr. Pang authored several books, videos, and interactive CD-ROMs. Dr. Pang was also the manager for firm-wide practice section development, training, and forms for Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer, & Feld, L.L.P. Dr. Pang has experience providing multimedia, interactive distributed learning to working professionals and adult learners in law and business through a variety of technologies, including video streaming and online conferencing (Webcasts, synchronous and asynchronous threaded discussion boards, and chat rooms) via the Internet and satellite, as well as ISDN-based videoconferencing on CD-ROM. Dr. Pang has been a speaker at the MEC 2001 Conference: Turning a New Page in Educational Technologies, sponsored by Arizona State University; the 2001 Conference on Training and Knowledge Management: Moving Beyond Training, sponsored by Generation 21 Learning Management Systems; and a speaker at various other e-learning conferences. She has design, development, implementation, and managerial experience in educational multimedia course design and creation. She has been responsible for course design and delivery using Macromedia Director, Windows Media Player, FrontPage, PowerPoint, Blackboard, Prometheus, WebCT, Webboard, and a host of other proprietary platforms. She also has experience with digital video, MPEG, MOV, and AVI Files. Prerequisites/Audience Students should have basic keyboarding and computer skills, be comfortable navigating the Internet and e-mailin

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Tuition: $2,395.00

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OverviewNon-Profit Management Training The non-profit management training course from World Education is ideal for anyone who currently works in a non-profit or tax-exempt organization, or who plans to work in such an organization in the future. It is also well suited for individuals who currently work in a government agency, or who plan to do so in the future. Our non-profit management training course is also ideal for anyone who wants to increase their knowledge and understanding of management issues that are unique to non-profit and tax-exempt organizations. Modules Include: Non-Profit Management and Governance In this module, students examine the fundamental principles of non-profit management as well as the responsibilities of a non-profit or tax-exempt board of directors and management team and the legal and ethical requirements for non-profit management. Non-Profit Fundraising Over the course of this module, students learn the fundamental principles of fundraising for a non-profit organization. They also learn how to identify and maximize their fundraising opportunities, and a broad array of effective fundraising techniques. Marketing in the Non-Profit Sector In this module, you will learn fundamental marketing principles and techniques and how they apply to the non-profit organization. This module also covers the marketing process as a whole, with a focus on the role ethics and technology play in the non-profit marketing process. You will also learn the fundamental principles of advertising and public relations in the context of the non-profit organization. Newsletters Newsletters have proven to be a highly effective tool for communicating with employees, customers and prospects. They are also a highly effective business development tool. Over the course of this module, students learn how to compose newsletters that generate interest and that add value to the non-profit entity. This module is ideal for individuals seeking to learn the skills they need to write effective newsletters on a consistent basis. Persuasive Communications Effective communications skills are essential when selling products or services, when seeking financing and in virtually every aspect of the day-to-day operations of a non-profit organization. Over the course of this module, students learn the communications skills they need to improve their persuasive abilities. Negotiation Skills for Non-Profit Managers This module examines the negotiating process, and focuses successful negotiating styles, and strategies in the non-profit environment. Over the course of this module, students learn basic negotiation skills they need in order to be successful in a wide range of contexts. Non-Profit Budgeting In this module, you will become familiar with the fundamentals of the budgeting process. You will also learn the skills needed when preparing and managing a budget. You will learn about the various components of the budget and how these various components work together. You will also learn how to use basic financial statements in preparing, organizing, and structuring the non-profit budget. Financial and Accounting for Non-Profits In this module you will develop firm grasp of financial accounting and accounting terms. This module is ideal for individuals who have little or no background in finance and accounting, and covers the basic principles and skills needed when interpreting financial statements, determining profitability and measuring cash flow. Strategic Operations in the Non-Profit Environment You will develop the practical managerial skills you need in order to plan for operational success in the non-profit environment. You will also explore the fundamental principles of developing an operational plan to achieve your stated operational goals. Project Management for Non-Profits Over the course of this module, you will learn about project management from a managerial perspective. This module is ideal for anyone in a decision-making role in the project management arena. This non-profit management training course allows you to learn at your own pace, from the comfort of your own home. Our open enrollments allow you to begin your studies at any time, and registering is quick, easy and 100% safe using our secure online registration process. Take your career to the next level with non-profit management traiing from World Education. Languages English Course Access Time Students are given 6 months to complete the program. Instructor Katherine Pang, PhD, JD, LLM, MBA, MEd, MS Dr. Pang has instructed, facilitated, and led numerous business skill courses including team building, building effective groups, and similar courses for several manufacturing companies including Weir SPM, Turbomeca, as well as the City of Arlington along with numerous top 100 law firms. Dr. Pang served as a faculty member at the University of Texas at Tyler and has been an adjunct faculty member in the law and business/ schools of many universities including the Stern School of Business at New York University, the Graduate School of Management at the University of Texas, Dallas, Pepperdine University, USC, Golden Gate University, the University of California, Irvine, Regent University, and Northeastern University. Dr. Pang received her B.A. from Clark University, her J.D. from the University of Dayton Law School, her LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University Law School, her M.Ed

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Tuition: $2,795.00

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Overview Volunteers are the lifeblood of most nonprofit organizations. Board members are a special type of volunteer. They help to guide the direction of a nonprofit, to promote the organization in the community, and to ensure that the nonprofit's mission is fulfilled. Languages English Course Access Time Students are given 1 month to complete the program. Extensions are available if needed, fees may apply. Prerequisites/Audience This course is intended for adults seeking to gain a basic understanding of board and volunteer development in a nonprofit environment.

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Tuition: $295.00

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Overview This course introduces learners to the use of social media in communicating, marketing, public relations, and fundraising for nonprofits. It explores the major social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest) as vehicles for nonprofits to reach their members, volunteers, and donors. Languages English Course Access Time Students are given 1 month to complete the program. Extensions are available if needed, fees may apply. Prerequisites/Audience This course is designed for adult learners seeking to gain a basic understanding of social media for nonprofit organizations. This course is best suited for learners with a basic understanding of how nonprofits operate.

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Tuition: $99.00

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