PUB 580Nonprofit Leadership and ManagementSummer 2020Instructor:Del Bharath, MPAEmail:[email protected]Office Hours: By appointment – best times are usually afternoonsClass Time and Location:Totally Internet-MediatedCourse DescriptionThe nonprofit sector is the fastest growing sector in the U.S. economy. This phenomenonpresents enormous opportunities for nonprofit managers, their boards of directors, funders ofnonprofits, and communities served by the nonprofits. This course is designed to introducestudents to the nonprofit sector, provide students with the foundation knowledge needed tounderstand the role and purpose of nonprofits in contemporary American society as well as toexpand students; current knowledge of nonprofit organizations, leadership, and management.Students will learn what distinguished the nonprofit sector from the business sector, withparticular attention given to mission, organizational structure, funding, and culture. The coursealso includes materials on nonprofits’ theoretical applications, organizational responsibilities andstructure, planning, resourcing, marketing, evaluation, and adapting to change. It examines theregulatory and statutory requirements of nonprofit organizations and examines the ways in whichphilanthropic giving and the use of volunteers shape the work of the nonprofit sector. Readingsand class activities are designed to provide students with a broad understanding of the nonprofitsector and help understand the benefits and challenges associated with a career in the nonprofitsector.Required TextbookWorth, Michael J. (2018).Nonprofit Management: Principles and Practice, 5th edition.Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage PublicationISBN-13: 978-1506396866ISBN-10: 1506396860Additional required readings or other materials will be posted on Blackboard.ExpectationsExpectations of the Students:Each student is required to submit all assignments on time and through the Assignmentssection of Blackboard.Each student is required to actively participate in all exercises and discussion boards.If sending email, please do so from your CSUDH Toro account not from a work accountor from a private account such as gmail.com.Due dates are clear, and Blackboard will have due dates on it. Access to that assignmentwill turn off after the due date passes. The policy for late assignments is detailed later inthe syllabus.If you have any questions, please ask!1
PUB 580Nonprofit Leadership and ManagementSummer 2020Expectations of the Instructor:I will respond to your email messages within 48 hours unless otherwise notified.For assignments submitted, I will try to return them with comments and grades withinapproximately a week. This may be more difficult for the longer assignments.Email is the preferred contact method, but I am open to talking via phone, Zoom orGoogle Hangout at any prearranged time that is mutually convenient and agreed to by allparties.