Philanthropy and Nonprofit Organizations

Program Courses

To earn the Philanthropy and Nonprofit Organizations certificate in any track, students must complete four courses. 


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Professional Development Programs

Philanthropy and Nonprofit Fundraising
PHIL_NP 320-0 Financial Management of Nonprofits *Core Course

This course is designed to provide specific and relevant information about the various aspects of financial management and reporting for a nonprofit organization. Participants will be exposed to the complexities of nonprofit organization financial statements, including the impacts of fund accounting, donor restrictions and other unique reporting issues. The internal control environment and its role in financial management and reporting will also be discussed, along with specific tax and audit issues affecting nonprofit organizations.

Additional Information:

This course is offered during the Spring academic quarter.


This course is graded on a letter grade basis.


Spring 2017 Sec #45

Schedule Notes:

Students must complete readings and assignments before the first session. Access the syllabus in Canvas to see and complete pre-work after enrolling.

Course Materials:

Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations: Policies and Practices, 1st Edition. Zietlow, John, Jo Ann Hankin, and Alan G. Seidner. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007. ISBN-10: 0-471-74166-3 | ISBN-13: 978-0-471-74166-4

Start/End Dates Course Sync Time Building
04/20/17 - 05/18/17 Th 6 – 8:45 p.m. Wieboldt Hall, 339 E Chicago Avenue Room 714
Instructor Course Format Status CAESAR Course ID
Chicago Campus Closed 37954