Nonprofit Management Online Courses

Date / Time

March 19, 2020 - April 22, 2020

All Day


The University of Illinois at Chicago’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management (CNM) program provides a comprehensive suite of 100% online, non-credit courses designed for individuals working in or with the nonprofit industry. These courses cover a variety of topics integral to running a nonprofit organization, and will help build a strong and effective organization by educating employees. UIC offers 12 courses – take just one course or multiple courses, depending on your learning and career goals. You must complete three courses to earn UIC’s Certificate in Nonprofit Management.

Three courses are offered starting March 19 and running through April 22, 2020:

  • Marketing Management
    • This course helps nonprofits tell their “story” to clients, funders, supporters and others in the marketplace in a cost-effective way to better achieve their mission.  This course provides an overview of a variety of critical elements of the marketing process for nonprofit organizations. Learn how to develop a strong brand and image to effectively communicate and position organizational messages to the media and public at large, and to defend against reputational threats. We also will discuss best practices and strategies to balance social media with traditional marketing methods.
  • Advanced Topics in Nonprofit Finance for Nonfinancial Managers
    • This course helps students develop and monitor budgets for nonprofit organizations. Students will learn to evaluate operating budgets and the impact cash flow has on an organization, while also gaining an understanding of capital budgets and ways projects can be financed. Additionally, the course will guide students through techniques for data visualization to help present financial information in an easily digestible format for those not familiar with the topic.

Course Details

  • 100% online
  • Activities include readings, discussions and hands-on exercises
  • 50 hours of learning
  • Fee: $550


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