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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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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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Lessons of the Holocaust reflect current concerns with racism and propaganda, ethical aspects of science and government as well as illustrate the complexities of human behavior and moral choice. This unique course will provide educators with significant historical, sociological and psychological...

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Semester: Summer B: June 19 – August 13, 2018

Many early childhood educators would like to teach Torah stories to young children, but are not sure of how to approach narratives that often have complex themes or contain difficult situations.  This course explores the reasons for working through these complexities in order to teach Torah to...

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Semester: Summer A: April 24 - June 18

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

This course will deal with the foundations of the nonprofit organization in U.S. tax law as well as the associated questions of governance and fiduciary responsibilities of the governing board.  The focus of instruction will be on the operating nonprofit organization and its relationships with...

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Semester: Summer A: April 24 to June 18

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