The Programme particularly focuses on management and funding structures unique to the nonprofit sector. Participants will have an immersive experience in strategic planning for nonprofits, exploring current issues in nonprofit policy and legal issues; organisational development; human resources and volunteer management; financial management and fundraising; programme evaluation, marketing, and risk management. During the Programme, participants will gain a deeper understanding of nonprofit leadership, including how to define strong mission statements, manage operational and financial controls, and strengthen fundraising and revenue generation efforts – all of which directly impact the continuity of their organizations.
Programme participants will also explore fundraising options and learn how to access them through prospect research, communications, capital campaigns, etc. The Programme comprises online and in-class sessions that will run for four weeks – the online session will run for three weeks, followed by a one-week in-class session at the School campus. The course has sufficient quizzes, assignments, interactive sessions and supplementary resources to ensure that participants are appropriately engaged and collaborate where necessary. Participants are required to join in class discussions, provide peer feedback, and engage facilitators and guest speakers. There will be group presentations at the end of the course to ensure that participants captured principles and practices taught during the Programme.