Nonprofit Operations & Program Impact Certificate

Are you looking for a certificate to help you better manage your nonprofit and your day-to-day operations? If so, the Nonprofit Operations and Program Impact Certificate is for you.

4

courses

2

days per in-person course

15-20

hours per online course

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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 nonprofit and your day-to-day operations? If so, the Nonprofit Operations and Program Impact Certificate is for you.

The Nonprofit Operations and Program Impact Certificate is a certificate of distinction for individuals who wish to gain additional knowledge and skills in operational leadership, program impact and evaluation, developing volunteers, purposeful communication and more! Course content includes the most highly relevant topics needed to manage the operations of a nonprofit organization, as well as how to design, launch and evaluate effective programs that matter to the community. 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 usable 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.

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 108
Analyzing for Program Impact

Doing good works is no longer enough. In today’s environment of growing demand, competing priorities and shrinking resources, a leader needs to ensure that the organization is having the desired impact.

Decisions about where and how to focus resources so that the desired impact is created must be grounded in evaluation of the organization’s strategies and programs. This course covers the design and implementation of an evaluation system that produces valid, credible and useful information that can be used to assess an organization’s impact.

Delivery method: In-person, Online | Cost: $349 | Qualifies for: Nonprofit Management 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 227
Strategic Planning Boot Camp

This two-day boot camp will provide participants with an intensive, hands-on experience using the most current practices for effective strategic planning in any nonprofit organization. The course will focus on the strategic business aspects of a nonprofit organization. You will learn how to assess the internal and external factors that influence the success of your programs. In addition, you will learn how your organization creates value for your clients. You will learn how to explore alternate futures scenarios for your organization and create strategic alternatives.  In just two days, you will learn how tothinkstrategically, ways to approach creating a strategic plan for your project in your organization, and create a “Next Steps” Action Plan for implementing what you have learned.

Example tools you will learn to use during the course:

  • PESTEL (for scanning the external environment)
    • SWOT (for scanning the internal environment)
    • Value Disciplines for a client-focused approach to planning
    • Scenario Planning
    • Steps for Change Leadership
Delivery method: In-person | Cost: $349 | Qualifies for: Nonprofit Operations and Program Impact Certificate, Fundraising and Sustainable Financial Management 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 144
Becoming a Champion of Change

In this course, participants evaluate the topic of change to advance their capacity to effectively champion change within their organization. Participants discuss the underlying motivations and roles of change and examine established models to devise change management plans for overcoming obstacles and implementing change within their organization.

Delivery method: In-person, Online | Cost: $99 | Qualifies for: Nonprofit Operations and Program Impact 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:
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
Lenay Dunn
Lenay Dunn
Lenay Dunn
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
NMI 108, SIM
Alicia Mandel
Alicia Mandel
Alicia Mandel
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
NMI 105
Michael McDonald
Michael McDonald
Michael McDonald
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
NMI 108, NMI 205
Jeri Royce
Jeri Royce
Jeri Royce
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
CNP 108, NMI 105
Wendy Vittori
Wendy Vittori
Wendy Vittori
NMI Instructor
Nonprofit Management Institute
Courses taught:
NMI 227
Individual Courses Date Offered Course Delivery/Region Register
NMI 227 - Strategic Planning Boot Camp (Phoenix) Fall 2018 August 9, 2018 - 9:00am to
August 10, 2018 - 5:00pm
Phoenix Metro Register/pay online
NMI 108 - Analyzing for Program Impact (Online) October 2018 October 15, 2018 to
October 28, 2018
Online Register/pay online
NMI 105 - High Impact Leadership (Online) November 2018 November 5, 2018 to
November 18, 2018
Online Register/pay online
NMI 144 - Becoming a Champion of Change (Phoenix) May 2019 May 15, 2019 - 1:00pm to
May 15, 2019 - 4:30pm
Phoenix Metro Register/pay online

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