Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector, Nonprofit Organizations, Nonprofit Leadership and Governance is a free online course offered by the State University of New York in the United States. The management and leadership course lasts for five weeks and is taught through online video lectures and supplemental readings. At the beginning of the course, students will learn about why the nonprofit sector exists and what good governance and management look like in the sector. In addition, the course explores the role of the board of directors in governing nonprofits. Students will be required to complete written assignments and quizzes during the modules.
The Roles and Responsibilities of Nonprofit Boards of Directors within the Governance Process is a free online course offered by the State University of New York in the United States. Taught over a period of five weeks, the class is designed to be taken after Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector, Nonprofit Organizations, Nonprofit Leadership and Governance but can be taken on its own by those with prior knowledge of the nonprofit sector. The purpose of the class is to examine the responsibilities of boards of directors in the governance. Written assignments and quizzes are given to evaluate students’ mastery of the course material.