NMP 615 — Development and Management of Faith-based Organizations
Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy
This course explores the history and changing roles of faith-based organizations in the United States as the religious, cultural and economic landscape of the United States has shifted. The course also analyzes the unique challenges and opportunities that leaders of faith-based organizations face and examines some of the best practices that have helped faith-based organizations and other nonprofits thrive. These include: (1) mission-based management, (2) systems thinking, (3) legal and ethical issues, (4) religious faith as a guiding and empowering force.