Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector

Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector

 

In the Final Project for this course, due by Day 7 of Week 11 Sauturday May 16th at 5pm New York Time., you will have the opportunity to demonstrate your understanding, and apply and critically evaluate the major concepts presented in this course.

 

For the Final Project, you will design a nonprofit organization (NPO). Utilize the Information Found on www.saveoursons.webs.com to help develop for Save Our Sons Inc. is the nonprofit we are challenged to reorganize. You can look for other youth organizations to help fill out ideas, references and citations. The Final Project is due on Sauturday May 16th at 5pm New York Time.

You will describe various aspects of the NPO that correspond to the topical themes of the course. As you progress through the reading and assignments in the course, think about how you might want to develop your Final Project. The Learning Resources, the Discussions, and the Application Assignments all will assist you in completing each section of the Final Project.

 

Your Final Project will contain the following sections on the organization you would create:

 

Mission, Vision, and Function

Legal Considerations

Ethical Dilemmas

Board of Directors

Management and Leadership Roles, Responsibilities, and Functions

Strategic Planning

Funding Plan

Volunteers

Marketing and Communication

    Opportunities and Challenges

 

Your Final Project must demonstrate both breadth and depth of knowledge and critical thinking appropriate to graduate-level scholarship. It must follow APA Publication Manual guidelines and be free of typographical, spelling, and grammatical errors. The project should be 8-10 pages in length (double-spaced), not including the title page, the abstract, and references.

 

Be sure to support your Final Project with specific references to all resources used in its preparation.

 

NPMG 6451: Board Governance and Volunteer Management

 

Final Project Guidelines

For your Final Project, you will select either the nonprofit organization you created for your Final Project in NPMG 6200: Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector, or create a new nonprofit organization. You will describe the organization and its need for board governance and nongoverning volunteers based on organizational planning. You will also apply tools and strategies for board and nongoverning volunteer recruitment, orientation, training, supervision, and evaluation.

As you progress through the reading and assignments in the course, think about your Final Project. The Learning Resources, Discussions, and Application Assignments will assist you in completing each section of the Final Project.Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector

Your Final Project must be presented as an 8- to 10-page (not including references, title page, or abstract), double-spaced, APA-formatted project in the form of a paper that is submitted by Saturday May 16th by 5pm New York Time. See Week 11 for specific instructions for submission.

The Final Project must include: Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector

  • The name and brief description of your organization (including programs and services).
  • The mission and vision of your organization.
  • An organizational plan. (You are not required to design a specific plan, but based on your organizational description and mission, create a list of board member and nongoverning volunteer needs.)
  • A description of the specific tools and strategies you would use to recruit:

a.     Board members

b.    Nongoverning volunteers

  • A description of the specific tools and strategies you would use to orient:

a.     Board members

b.    Nongoverning volunteers

  • A description of the specific tools and strategies you would use to train:

a.     Board members

b.    Nongoverning volunteers

  • A description of the specific tools and strategies you would use to supervise:

a.     Board members

b.    Nongoverning volunteers

  • A description of the specific tools and strategies you would use to evaluate:

a.     Board members

b.    Nongoverning volunteers: Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector

  • An explanation of your reflections and insights from the course. Reflect on what you learned in the course (including what you learned while completing your Final Project). Provide insights on board governance and volunteer management as a result of this reflection.

 

 

 

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