Nonprofit Leadership: Training for Real World SuccessUConn’s Nonprofit Leadership Program provides credit and non-credit courses and programs to strengthen the skills of practicing nonprofit professionals and those seeking to enter the field.
Leading a nonprofit organization requires a specific set of skills which are best earned through courses and programs that are anchored in day-to-day practice and dynamics of the nonprofit environment. Our partnerships with successful nonprofit agencies enables students to immerse themselves in the world of nonprofits.
For the Online Certificate in Nonprofit Management:
A Practical Approach
The UConn Nonprofit Leadership Program provides you with the skill-sets to navigate the multifaceted roles and complex work environment of the nonprofit sector. Courses and programs are taught by UConn faculty and leaders in the sector who are subject matter experts in leadership; organization management; program development and evaluation; fund development; grant writing; governance and much more. The online graduate certificate prepares nonprofit professionals and UConn graduate students for leadership positions in public and nonprofit organizations. Programs offering internships at Connecticut nonprofits provide opportunities for application of classroom learning. Whether you are a student pursuing a career, an emerging leader in the field or an individual seeking to transition your skills and experience to an encore career, the UConn Nonprofit Leadership Program will help prepare you for a position in the nonprofit or public sector.
in Nonprofit Management
Preparing nonprofit professionals and individuals entering the field for leadership positions in nonprofit organizations. Our part-time, 12-credit online graduate certificate program is designed to provide you with the knowledge, tools, faculty-led, peer-to peer interaction to help you thrive in your nonprofit work and career. Learn more about Nonprofit Management.
Nationally recognized skill-set transition training for corporate professionals seeking to enter the nonprofit field. The program is designed to leverage your professional experience and emerge you in the culture and work of the nonprofit sector. The Encore!Connecticut Program is offered in Hartford and Fairfield County. Learn more about Encore!Connecticut.
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Upcoming DPP Events
Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Hartford CampusHTB, Room 146
NEAAPOR and the University of Connecticut are hosting a free panel discussion and networking event, âIncreasing Survey Response with Alternative Fielding Methods: Results from the Field.â Experts Stephanie Marken, Chief Methodologist at Gallup, Nicole Mitchell, Knowledge Specialist at RN SSI and Tami Buhr, Vice President at Opinion Dynamics will present results from real world applications to increase respondent participation and representativeness in survey research. The event is free, but space is limited.
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