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Financial Management Of Non-profit Organizations

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This course emphasizes the utilization of key financial concepts to effectively obtain desired goals and objectives by non-profit organizations in the private and public sectors and in the international arena. While profit oriented entities focus on maximizing shareholder’s wealth, non-profit organizations are concerned with deriving maximum benefit for each dollar expended on a charitable endeavor. The centrality of finance to achieve this goal will be explored.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5

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    Overview of Nonprofit Organization Finance

    • Explain the role of ethics and accountability in nonprofit financial management.
    • Describe differences between nonprofit and commercial businesses.
    • Relate the organizational mission to strategic planning of a nonprofit organization.

    Nonprofit Financial Reporting

    • Describe basic financial statements in nonprofit organizations.
    • Explain the role of internal financial statements.
    • Differentiate between nonprofit and for-profit financial statements.

    Fundraising and Cash Management

    • Create a cash budget for a nonprofit organization.
    • Explain the importance of liquidity in nonprofit organizations.
    • Explain the relationship between fundraising and liquidity analysis.

    Long-Term Financial Management

    • Outline steps of the long-range financial planning process.
    • Relate borrowing decisions to an organization’s long-term financial objectives.

    Risk Management

    • Develop a risk management plan for a nonprofit organization.
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