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In this culminating project for the program, students will apply the research skills they have learned throughout the program in conjunction with the leadership and management knowledge they have garnered to complete a research project of their choosing. Students will collect data (quantitative...

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Semester: Traditional Semester: January 2 – April 23

In this culminating project for the program, students will apply the research skills they have learned throughout the program in conjunction with the leadership and management knowledge they have garnered to complete a research project of their choosing. Students will collect data (quantitative...

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Understanding that conflict is often a by-product of professional and personal interaction, this course offers strategies for constructively resolving issues at both the individual and group levels.  Using self-reflection, personality inventories, and the study of temperaments, including the...

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Semester: Hybrid (Begins online June 19 and meets on campus at Summer Institute Wednesday, July 18- Friday, July 20)

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Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all share common human lifecycle events, and these are commemorated in rituals for birth, entering adulthood, marriage, and death. In addition, the three Abrahamic faiths observe holy days, celebrations, and fast days and follow religious observances specified in...

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Semester: Spring B: February 27- April 23

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This course explores the book of Job and Biblical views of human suffering. The clash between simple concepts of Divine retribution and the realities of life as seen in Job will be discussed, (Classical)

Semester: Traditional Semester: January 2 – April 23

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This course examines how, if at all, marketing an NPO differs from marketing a traditional private sector organization, good or service. It addresses the particular marketing challenges associated with defining the approaches and services to beneficiaries as well as the cultivation of funding...

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Semester: Spring A: January 2- February 26

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Faith-based nonprofit organizations operate according to a complex set of state, federal and common law standards and have limitations on nonprofit activities that include political lobbying and campaigning, fundraising and for-profit business activities.  This course provides the fundamental...

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Semester: Spring B: February 27- April 23

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Students will gain a deeper understanding of professional writing and communications skills. They will develop competence in advanced written and oral communications, research and information literacy, reading and critical thinking. The course will strengthen research and communication skills...

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Semester: Summer B: June 19 - August 13

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Thinking and planning strategically are essential for anyone in a leadership position and for those who aspire to assume that role in the future. This course covers the entire strategic planning process from gathering data, identifying key stakeholders, formulating your vision and mission,...

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Semester: Hybrid (Begins online June 19 and meets on campus at Summer Institute Sunday, July 15- Tuesday, July 17)

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This seminar is designed to give a sociological overview of the contemporary Jewish family in the context of Jewish history and tradition. The traditional Jewish family, the "Non-traditional" Jewish family, the role of both single and dual career families, the impact of divorce, and devising a...

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Semester: Spring A: January 2- February 26

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