Course description

The Not-for-Profit professional is often called upon to manage organizations, programs and services in a complex and rapidly changing environment. At the same time, leaders are required to balance competing interests and priorities. Senior leaders and managers must develop and practice the ability to assess, judge and understand complex issues and systems. This course explores models to understand these complexities and helps to build the capacity of leaders to understand issues, identify challenges and opportunities and respond in a way that is appropriately, timely and strategic.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

Have you taken this course or an equivalent course? Contact the Credit Transfer Office.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022. Spring 2023 registration opens February 27, 2023.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery, no scheduled day or time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery, scheduled day and time course requirements with the instructor, assigned due dates

Hybrid: any combination of in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery