Strategic Alliances is one of eight nonprofit management courses in the Learning Institute Certificate series. The course presents standard nonprofit concepts, vocabulary, and strategies through a 90-minute video presentation. A downloadable participant guide reinforces the presentation and contains worksheets and an Organizational Assessment Tool to assist with post-training implementation. The course takes from six to nine hours to complete and is available online for one year.
Benefits for Organizations
If you lead or manage a nonprofit organization or public library, you can learn how to:
- Understand the trends that are leading organizations to develop strategic alliances
- Explore the types of strategic alliances available to nonprofit organizations
- Learn principles critical to the development of successful alliances
The course was prepared by David Campbell and Richard Jones. David Campbell is assistant professor of public administration in the College of Community and Public Affairs at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York. In that role, he teaches courses in nonprofit management, public administration, policy analysis, and related areas. Richard Jones is President and CEO of Metropolitan Family Services in Chicago, Illinois, one of the largest private human service agencies in the country. The course moderator is Joan Cybela, a professor and distance education specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension. Additional presenters are Peter Goldberg, President and CEO of Alliance for Children & Families, and David La Piana, the founder of La Piana Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in mergers or other forms of strategic restructuring for nonprofit organizations.
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Certificate, CEUs, and CAE Credits Available
Participants can earn 0.6 of a continuing education unit (CEU) and 6 certified association executive (CAE) credits for each course by submitting a registration form and successfully completing assignments. Successful completion of assignments for the entire eight-part series entitles participants to the Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from the Society for Nonprofits and Michigan State University Extension.
The administrative fee for this product is not refundable, and the product cannot be exchanged.
Obtaining This Product
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