PADM 4099
Leading and Managing in the Non-Profit Sector

3.0 Credits

Description

This course (UVIC ADMN 409) provides an overview of management in Canada's non-profit and voluntary sector. Students examine the size, scope, structure, functions, value bases, and uniqueness of the non-profit sector, plus the differences among the non-profit, public and private sectors. Topics include: leadership, board governance, strategic analysis, volunteer management and partnering. Students will analyze how management concepts, models, principles and techniques have validity as applied in the context of non-profit and voluntary sector organizations.

Prerequisites

Third-year university standing is recommended.

Delivery Method

Web-Based

Equipment

Computer with Internet is required. Refer to http://publicadmin.uvic.ca.

Texts

Materials are available from the UVic bookstore and are not included in the course fees.

Completion

4 months


Note: This paced course is delivered by the University of Victoria. UVIC courses are offered in September, January and May. This course may not be offered every semester. Space is limited and early registration is advised.