Nonprofit Marketing & Strategic Communications Certificate

Gain additional knowledge and skills in marketing, communication, public relations and social media for the nonprofit sector. Course content includes the most highly relevant topics needed to lead and manage marketing and communication strategies for nonprofit organizations.

4

courses

2

ways to learn

$800

for full certificate

BeachFleischman: Collaborating with Arizona not-for-profits
Certificate is presented in part by BeachFleischman PC.

CAE ApprovedAll of the courses in this certificate program can be applied to fulfilling the professional development requirements in earning or maintaining the Certified Association Executive credential. Learn more here.

Offered in-person    Offered online

Are you looking for a certificate to help you better manage your organization's marketing needs and your social media strategy? If so, the Nonprofit Marketing and Strategic Communications Certificate is for you.

The Nonprofit Marketing and Strategic Communications Certificate is a certificate of distinction for individuals who wish to gain additional knowledge and skills in marketing, communication, public relations and social media for the nonprofit sector. Course content includes the most highly relevant topics needed to lead and manage marketing and communication strategies for nonprofit organizations. This certificate program is sharply focused on these topics in order to offer the individual a deeply engaging and robust experience.

Established experts noted for their skills and expertise will guide each course. Additionally, course colleagues who are enrolled also share best practices and offer guidance and support through an interactive, adult-learning environment.

A hallmark of the certificate and its content is the premium placed on immediate and useable knowledge and tools that are offered in accessible ways and provide participants the opportunity to strengthen essential skills and enable them to be more successful in their nonprofit sector work.


Contact us by email or phone

For additional information please contact Cindi Thiede, Director Professional Development Education, at (602) 496-1061 or via email at Cynthia.Thiede@asu.edu.

Format

The courses are offered both in-person and online.

Online courses: Two of the certificate courses are 14 days long, with approx. 15-20 hours total over a two-week course; the remaining two are 7 days long.

Face-to-face courses: Two of the certificate courses are 2 days long, Thursday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; the remaining two are half-day courses.

How it Works:

Simply register and pay for each class as your schedule allows. Individual course certificates are awarded at the end of each course.  Once the participant has completed all courses, they must register to graduate by paying a $50 Intent to Graduate fee.   After the intent fee is paid and all courses are completed participants receive the full Nonprofit Marketing and Strategic Communications Certificate. Participants have a total of three years from initial registration in the program to meet all of their certificate requirements.

Cost

The total cost is $800 if all courses are purchased at the early bird rate – two weeks prior to the course start date.

Early Bird Cost -  $315 per course (ends two-weeks prior to the course start date)
Regular Full Cost - $349 per course

Half day courses
Early Bird Cost - $85 per half day course  (ends two-weeks prior to the course start date)
Regular Full Cost - $99 per half day course  

NMI 105
High Impact Leadership

During this course, participants will be introduced to current models of leadership and seven core leadership competencies. By using a self-analysis tool, you will identify your leadership strengths and core values. In addition, you will also learn methods for building internal and external relationships and applying those skills to a business setting. Finally, you will also develop a leadership action plan for achieving personal and organizational impact.

Delivery method: In-person, Online | Cost: $349 | Qualifies for: Nonprofit Management Certificate, Nonprofit Marketing and Strategic Communications Certificate, Nonprofit Operations and Program Impact Certificate
CAE approved

This course meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. CAE credit amount: 16 credit hours (two-day course)

NMI 112
Emerging Marketing & Social Media Strategies

This course will provide principles and practices for marketing your nonprofit organization. You will also learn current strategies and techniques for successfully positioning your organization and developing a marketing plan that includes social media marketing strategies.

*In-person course requires participants to bring a computer, tablet or smartphone to access websites.

Delivery method: In-person, Online | Cost: $349 | Qualifies for: Nonprofit Management Certificate, Nonprofit Marketing and Strategic Communications Certificate
CAE approved

This course meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. CAE credit amount: 16 credit hours (two-day course)

NMI 230
Tell Your Story-Performance Coaching Boot Camp

In this course, you learn how to identify, develop and deliver your nonprofit organization’s story with skill, power and assurance. You’ll gain experience using the creative expression and emotional engagement techniques professional speakers and performers use to give you the greatest opportunity to connect with your audience and inspire action.

Delivery method: In-person, Online | Cost: $99 | Qualifies for: Nonprofit Marketing and Strategic Communications Certificate
CAE approved

This course meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. CAE credit amount: 4 credit hours (half-day course)

NMI 142
Communicating with Purpose

In this course, participants examine the topic of communication and its influence on the recipient. Participants review foundational communication concepts and explore additional topics including verbal vs. nonverbal communication, communication style, self-awareness, and listening to advance their knowledge and ability to engage in purposeful communication.

Delivery method: In-person, Online | Cost: $99 | Qualifies for: Nonprofit Marketing and Strategic Communications Certificate, Delivering Exemplary Service Certificate
CAE approved

This course meets the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. CAE credit amount: 4 credit hours (half-day course)

Rekha Athreya
Rekha Athreya
Rekha Athreya
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
CNP 101, CNP 102, NMI 105, NMI 112
Stephanie Baldwin
Stephanie Baldwin
Stephanie Baldwin
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
NMI 102, NMI 112, NMI 141, NMI 142, NMI 143, NMI 144, NMI 145, NMI 146
Laurie Battaglia
Laurie Battaglia
Laurie Battaglia
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
NMI 105, NMI 227
Andrea Beaulieu
Andrea Beaulieu
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
NMI 230
Allen Gjersvig
Allen Gjersvig
Allen Gjersvig
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
NMI 105
Jennie Kale
Jennie Kale
Jennie Kale
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
CNP 101, NMI 112, NMI 221, NMI 230
John Phelps
John Phelps
John Phelps
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
NMI 105, NMI 108, NMI 111, NMI 227
Jeri Royce
Jeri Royce
Jeri Royce
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
CNP 108, NMI 105
Torrie Taj
Torrie Taj
Torrie Taj
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
CNP 102, NMI 104, NMI 112
Sharon Tewksbury-Bloom
Sharon Tewksbury-Bloom
Sharon Tewksbury-Bloom
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
NMI 230
Todd Vigil
Todd Vigil
Todd Vigil
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
NMI 112

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