strategic nonprofit management course

Strategic Nonprofit Management
(MGT 6073)

Course Description

This course is designed to provide students a strategic and comprehensive approach to nonprofit management. It reviews areas essential to effective leadership of today's nonprofit organization, such as governance, fund development, financial accountability, human resource and volunteer management.  Woven through the course are the three key themes of social responsibility and leadership; multi-sector collaboration; and service and careers in the nonprofit sector.  It is the combination of these themes, coupled with traditional areas of nonprofit management, which creates the innovative educational aspects of this course.  Topics will include types of strategic planning, fundraising, volunteerism, director responsibilities and social enterprises.

In This Course, Explore:

  • Management fundamentals that cross all sectors: for-profit, nonprofit and governmental agencies
  • How for-profit business leaders can establish and benefit from partnerships with nonprofit businesses
  • What leading experts say about the future of our society and role of nonprofit and for-profit relationships
  • Identify opportunities in the nonprofit sector for: corporate good will, new business strategies and markets, and career change options

Instructors: Dr. Bob Inskeep, Professor of Management at LTU and former executive with the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and Jerry Lindman, J.D., Director of the LTU Center for Non-Profit Management.

For more information, contact Jerry Lindman at or 248-204-3095.

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