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Note: Unless otherwise indicated by * all courses listed here are covered by the NU subscription.


Certificate of Nonprofit Organization Management

  • NPO 110|The Nonprofit Organization
  • NPO 120|Nonprofit Marketing and Communications
  • NPO 130|Nonprofit Fundraising and Development
  • NPO 140|Accounting for Your Mission: Finance for the Nonfinancial Manager
  • NPO 150|Managing Staff and Volunteers

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Finance and Administration

Certificate of Nonprofit Accounting Essentials

  • ACCT 110|Introduction to Nonprofit Accounting, Part 1  (formerly ACCT 200)
  • ACCT 120|Introduction to Nonprofit Accounting, Part 2  (formerly ACCT 205)
  • ACCT 130|Nonprofit Financial Analysis  (formerly ACCT 210)

Certificate of Nonprofit Accounting and Finance Operations

  • ACCT 210|From Process to Strategy: Optimal Budgeting for Nonprofits  (formerly ACCT 220)
  • ACCT 220|Internal Controls and Accountability  (formerly ACCT 230)
  • ACCT 230|Audits and the Audit Committee  (formerly ACCT 240)

Certificate of Nonprofit Facilities Management

  • FAC 110|Facility Condition Assessment
  • FAC 120|Facility Maintenance Manual
  • FAC 130|Renovations and Construction
  • FAC 140|Sustainable Facility Practices
  • FAC 150|Facility Safety and Security

The Essentials of Federal Grants Administration

Finance for the Nonfinancial Manager

Revenue Forecasting

QuickBooks Made Easy For Nonprofits Fundamentals Webinar: Desktop*

QuickBooks Made Easy For Nonprofits Fundamentals Webinar: Online*

Stay Exempt: IRS Compliance, 990s, and 501C3 Status 

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Fundraising and Development

Certificate of Fundraising Essentials

  • FND 110|Ethics in Fundraising
  • FND 120|Intro to Corporate and Foundation Relations
  • FND 130|Intro to Individual Donor Development
  • FND 140|Intro to Government Funding
  • FND 150|Fundraising and Special Event Planning
  • FND 160|Intro to Development Planning and Budgeting

Certificate of Annual Giving Campaigns

  • FND 220|Understanding Donors
  • FND 221|Stories That Stick: Marketing and Communications for Fundraising
  • FND 222|Annual Appeals
  • FND 223|Annual Giving Planning

Certificate of Major Gifts Fundraising

  • FND 230|Fundamentals of Major Giving
  • FND 231|Matchmaker, Matchmaker: Donor Prospecting
  • FND 232|The Art of the Ask: Donor Cultivation
  • FND 233|Now What? Donor Stewardship

Certificate of Grant Writing & Management

  • FND 240|Constructing a Powerful Case for Support
  • FND 241|Writing Winning Grants for Foundation and Corporate Giving
  • FND 242|Begin with the End in Mind: Grant Budgeting
  • FND 243|Grant Reporting for Impact

Certificate of Digital Fundraising

  • FND 250|Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: Building an Engaged Online Community
  • FND 251|Digital Storytelling and Content Creation
  • FND 252|Planning and Designing Digital Campaigns

Certificate of Capital Campaigns

  • FND 270|Tools for Conducting a Winning Capital Campaign
  • FND 271|Case Statements for Capital Campaigns
  • FND 272|Donor Prospecting, Communications, and Recognition for Capital Campaigns
  • FND 273|Cultivating Major Individual Capital Campaign Prospects
  • FND 274|Corporate and Foundation Relations for Capital Campaigns

Writing the Annual Report

Data-Driven Fundraising

Writing the Annual Appeal Letter

Proven Methods for Securing Government Grants and Contracts

National Foundation Relations

Donor Retention: Writing Your Stewardship Plan

Donor Advised Funds 

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Management, Leadership, and Governance

Certificate of Supervision and Management

  • MGT 110|Understanding the Role of a Supervisor
  • MGT 120|Transitioning from Tactical Manager to Strategic Leader
  • MGT 130|Hiring and Evaluating Performance
  • MGT 140|Employee Performance Challenges
  • MGT 150|Understanding People, Building Teams

Certificate of Workplace Communication and Leadership

  • LDR 250|Conflict Resolution: Dealing with Difficult People
  • LDR 251|Managing Difficult Conversations
  • LDR 252|Conflict Resolution: Getting Along in the Workplace
  • LDR 253|Closing the Generation Gap in the Workplace

Certificate of Nonprofit Volunteer Management

  • VOL 110|Introduction to Volunteer Management
  • VOL 120|Volunteer Policies, Processes, and Structure
  • VOL 130|Volunteer Recruitment, Development, Training, and Retention
  • VOL 140|Making Volunteers Your Best Advocates and Leaders

Certificate of Nonprofit Human Resource Management

  • HR 210|Strategic Human Resources Management
  • HR 220|Strategic Talent Development and Performance Management
  • HR 230|Employee Relations and Policy Management
  • HR 240|Legal Compliance and Policy Development

Planning a Retreat Your Team Will Love 

Time Management 

A Culture of Connection for Virtual Teams

Certificate of Change Management

Certificate of Emotional Intelligence

Advanced Nonprofit Board Leadership Clinic 

Communicating Change: Leading from Resistance to Commitment

Emerge* (formerly High Potential Diverse Leaders)

Fostering a Healthy Program Team Culture

Managing Pressure and Maintaining Balance

Public Speaking for Friendly Crowds

e-charisma: Communicating with Confidence Through the Webcam

Strategies for Eliminating Bias in Nonprofit Organizations

Creating a Culture of Inclusion 

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Marketing and Communications

Certificate of Nonprofit Marketing Essentials

Certificate of Nonprofit Social Media

  • SM 210|Planning for Social Media Success
  • SM 220|Best Practices in Social Media Platforms
  • SM 230|Social Media Advertising
  • SM 240|Social Media Analytics

All Together Now: Internal Communications at Your Organization

On the Record: Better Media Interviews for Nonprofit Leaders

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Programs and Services

Certificate of Outcome Management Systems

  • PER 201|Performance Measures: How to Write Fantastic Measures that Demonstrate Impact and Accountability
  • PER 202|Writing and Evaluating Performance Measures: What Does Success Look Like? Using Measures to Evaluate and Manage Programs
  • PER 203|Managing Performance Measures: Create and Use a Dashboard to Promote Continuous Organizational Improvement
  • PER 204|Messaging Performance Measures: Demonstrating Impact

Certificate of Nonprofit Program Management Essentials

  • PRO 210|With or For? Program Design and Community Engagement
  • PRO 220|Dollars and Sense: Program Budgeting and Tracking
  • PRO 230|Everyday Leadership
  • PRO 240|People First: Nonprofit Service Delivery
  • PRO 250|Raising Awareness, Driving Action: Communications, Development, and Programs

Certificate of Writing Outcome Measures

Intended Impact: What Is Your Theory of Change?

Social Enterprise for Today's Nonprofit

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Starting a Nonprofit

*These classes are not covered by the NU+ThinkHR subscription or general discounts and special promotions.