PADM 4099
Leading and Managing in the Non-Profit Sector

3.0 Credits


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.


Third-year university standing is recommended.

Delivery Method



Computer with Internet is required. Refer to


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


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.