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PAD404 Nonprofit Management

Lead Faculty: Dr. Maryam Davodi-Far DPA

Course Description

The course discusses the theories and roles of nonprofits in public administration. It explores the relationships between nonprofits and the public sector; and sources of revenue. Discusses the public policies towards the nonprofit sector and the ethical issues surrounding the sector.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe the theories of the development and operations of nonprofits.
  • Analyze the role of the nonprofit sector in public administration.
  • Describe the relationships between nonprofits and public sector management.
  • Describe the common sources of revenue used by nonprofits.
  • Analyze the current roles nonprofits play in communities and the ethical issues surrounding the sector.