Nonprofit Management Education

University of Missouri at Kansas City

Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership
5110 Cherry Street
Kansas City, MO  64110
Region: Midwest

Contact Information

David Renz
Director
http://bloch.umkc.edu/
renzd@umkc.edu

Graduate Program

Graduate courses offered Yes
Graduate course titles
  • Nonprofit Leadership Issues
  • Voluntarism, Philanthropy & the Nonprofit Sector/US
  • Strategic Management in Nonprofit Organizations
  • Community Organizations and Public Policy
  • Legal Framework & Financial Management of NPOs
  • Topics in Nonprofit Fund Raising
  • Innovation in Nonprofit Management & Leadership
  • Financial Management Issues in Health & Human Services Organizations.
  • Directed Research in Nonprofit Management
  • Nonprofit Internship Seminar
  • Seminar in Social Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Boards with Impact
  • Developing and Managing the Nonprofit Social Enterprise
  • Organizing for Successful Fundraising
  • Creating and Implementing the Annual Development Plan
  • Planned Giving and Major Gift Solicitation
  • Contemporary Trends and Ethical Issues in Fundraising
  • Prospect Research and Proposal Writing in Fundraising
  • Civil Society and the Nonprofit Sector: Study Abroad in Portugal
  • Ethics for Nonprofit and Public Administrators
Part of certificate program Yes
Certificate name(s)
  • Fund Raising Certificate
  • Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management
Offers 3+ graduate courses in NPO management Yes
Graduate concentration offered Yes
Year concentration established
  • 1981
Concentration name(s)
  • Nonprofit Management
Program/department name
  • Department of Public Affairs
School/college
  • Business & Public Administration
Degree name
  • Master of Public Administration
Doctoral degree name
  • Ph.D.
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Practicums
  • Consultant Services
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
  • Commission Projects
  • Technical Assistance
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Published papers, books
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
  • Seminars
  • Technical Assistance

Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate courses offered Yes
Undergraduate course titles
  • Voluntarism, Philanthropy & the Nonprofit Sector
  • Leading and Managing the 21st Century Nonprofit
  • Strategic Boards with Impact
  • Time, Treasure and Talent: The Art of Raising Money
  • Governance, Leadership and the Nonprofit Sector
Part of certificate program Yes
Offers 3+ undergraduate courses in NPO management Yes
Undergraduate concentration offered No
Program/department name
  • Department of Public Affairs
School/college
  • Business & Public Administration
Degree name
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Practicums
  • Workshops
  • Technical Assistance
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Published papers, books
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
  • Seminars
  • Technical Assistance

Joint Degree Program

Joint Program Offered Yes
Joint Degree Name
  • Joint MPA/JD Program with Emphasis in Nonprofit Management

Noncredit Program

Noncredit courses offered Yes
Noncredit course titles
  • Organizing for Fund Raising
  • Creating Annual Development Plan
  • Direct Mail & Direct Marketing
  • Planned Giving
  • Proposal & Grant Writing
  • Trends & Ethical Issues in Fund Raising
  • Leadership for Nonprofit Effectiveness
  • Managing Organizational Change
  • Strategic Decision Making for Nonprofits
  • Effective Trusteeship
  • Building and Renewing Nonprofit Boards
  • Board Chair/Executive Team Training
  • Effective Nonprofit Advocacy & Lobbying
  • Entrepreneurial Financial Management
  • Center Director's Institute
  • Show them the Money! Managing Compensation and Benefits
  • Effective Supervision and Performance Management
  • Establishing a Nonprofit Organization
  • Basic Components of Financial Accounting System
  • Financial Leadership: Accounting, Budgeting, and Planning
  • Advanced Topics in Financial Leadership
  • Mission-Driven Marketing for Nonprofits
  • Aaron Levitt Program in Social Entrepreneurship
  • Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship
  • Measuring the Social of Social Ventures
  • Business Plan Development for Social Ventures
Part of certificate program No
Program/department name
  • Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership
School/college
  • Business & Public Administration
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Internships
  • Newsletters
  • Consultant Services
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
  • Commission Projects
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Newsletters
  • Published papers, books
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
  • Seminars

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Continuing Education Units offered Yes
CEU courses
  • Organizing for Fund Raising
  • Creating Annual Development Plan
  • Project Management
  • Direct Mail & Direct Marketing
  • Planned Giving
  • Proposal & Grant Writing
  • Trends & Ethical Issues in Fund Raising
  • Leadership for Nonprofit Effectiveness
  • Managing Organizational Change
  • Strategic Decision Making for Nonprofits
  • Effective Trusteeship
  • Building and Renewing Nonprofit Boards
  • Board Chair/Executive Team Training
  • Effective Nonprofit Advocacy & Lobbying
  • Diversity: A Vital Resource for Nonprofits
  • Marketing for Nonrofit Impact
  • Entrepreneurial Financial Management
  • Center Director's Institute
  • Show them the Money! Managing Compensation and Benefits
Part of certificate program No
Program/department name
  • Midwest Center for Nonprofit Leadership
School/college
  • Business & Public Administration
Services this program provides to the nonprofit community
  • Newsletters
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
Mechanisms used to inform nonprofit practitioners of this program's developments
  • Newsletters
  • Published papers, books
  • Workshops
  • Conferences
  • Seminars

Online Program

Online courses offered Yes
Online course titles
  • Ethics for Nonprofit and Public Administrators
Program URL
  • http://mudirect.missouri.edu/AmericanHumanics/
Part of degree program No
Part of certificate program Yes
Certificate name(s)
  • American Humanics Online Certificate Program
Last updated: 12 Apr 2017