Upcoming NMI Courses

Course Date Offered Course Delivery/Region Register Qualifies for certificate(s)
NMI 144 - Becoming a Champion of Change (Online Hybrid) May 2021 May 17, 2021 (All day) to
May 21, 2021 (All day)
Hybrid (online and Zoom) Register/pay online Nonprofit Operations and Program Impact Certificate, Optimizing Human Resource Strategies in Nonprofits Certificate
NMI 105 - High Impact Leadership May 2021 May 24, 2021 (All day) to
June 6, 2021 (All day)
Hybrid (online and Zoom) Register/pay online Nonprofit Management Certificate, Nonprofit Marketing and Strategic Communications Certificate, Nonprofit Operations and Program Impact Certificate
NMI 108 - Analyzing for Program Impact June 2021 June 14, 2021 (All day) to
June 27, 2021 (All day)
Hybrid (online and Zoom) Register/pay online Nonprofit Management Certificate, Nonprofit Operations and Program Impact Certificate
Social Impact Measurement Certificate (Online) Summer 2021 June 28, 2021 (All day) to
August 22, 2021 (All day)
Online, Hybrid (online and Zoom) Register/pay online Social Impact Measurement Certificate


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AmeriCorps participants can use their Segal Education Award for NMI certificates.

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Start a nonprofit

Starting line

Do you want to start a nonprofit? Take our free 15-minute readiness assessment, then in a two-hour webinar learn how to start a sustainable organization that meets your community's needs and achieves your personal goals.

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Alumni spotlight

Erin Tamayo

Erin Tamayo (center) tried other courses, but she says it was the Nonprofit Management Institute's training that gave her the "self-confidence needed to begin to try new and innovative strategies and ideas."

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About the Nonprofit Management Institute

Since 1993, the ASU Lodestar Center's Nonprofit Management Institute (NMI) has taught nonprofit professionals the most up-to-date trends affecting the sector today; how to lead and manage staff, volunteers and board members more effectively; and how to make strategic planning, marketing, fundraising and resource development work for you.

Our programs are open to individuals of all educational backgrounds and levels of experience who are seeking professional development, from staff and management to volunteers and board members, as well as private-sector professionals seeking a career change. We fill a unique educational niche by helping hundreds of working adults reach their professional development goals.

With online and in-person certificate programs, NMI is dedicated to building the capacity for those who lead, manage and support nonprofit organizations. The professional development certificates offered through NMI provide you with an unparalleled opportunity to develop and enhance your leadership and management skills that you need to make your organization thrive and grow.

NMI is sponsored in part by:

Your Part-Time Controller LLC

Get the hands-on education you need to take the next step in your nonprofit career. Enroll now in the Nonprofit Management Certificate, presented by Your Part-Time Controller, LLC, through our Nonprofit Management Institute.