PUBPOL 671

PUBPOL 671: Policy and Management in the Nonprofit Sector

Level
Graduate
Term
Winter 2005
Time
9:42-9:42 pm EDT
Credit Hours
3

This course provides a survey of policy and management issues in the nonprofit sector in the US. It focuses on how nonprofit organizations differ from governments and private firms and the implications of these differences for public policy and management. Assignments include theoretical readings, case studies and readings on contemporary events in the nonprofit sector. Among the topics covered are the nature and variety of nonprofit organizations, governance and accountability, ethics, financing and economic decision-making, and performance measurement.