Designed for the working professional who wants to focus on a particular area of study, the Non-Profit Management certificate provides a substantial base that can be used for career advancement or continuation in Lasell’s Master of Science in Management Program. Each certificate is composed of five three-credit courses and can be completed within nine months. Candidates to the certificate programs must hold a bachelor’s degree and submit an application for study in the graduate program along with all necessary documents.
Candidates to the certificate programs must hold a bachelor's degree and submit an application for study in the graduate program along with all necessary documents.
There are three courses (9 credits) that are part of the Core Curriculum. They are:
MGMT 748 - Social Marketing
This course is an application-based course that concentrates on marketing plans for non-profit organizations and marketing plans to implement changes in social policy.
MGMT 749 - Ethical Theory in Management
This course introduces the discipline of ethical analysis and its application to management. The course examines different methods of value clarifications, the sources of ethical conflict in management practices, the structure of ethical arguments, as well as the ethical theories and principles associated with management. The course also explores how these concepts are concretely applied in organizations and professional life.
MGMT 743 - Fundraising Concepts/Practices
The world of fundraising has become increasingly complex, and knowledge of the various components of fundraising is now essential for anyone wanting to work and advance in this field. This online course introduces students to every major facets of fundraising: the annual fund, working with volunteers, writing successful proposals and grants, capital campaigns, special events, board relations, donor research, and the legal and ethical responsibilities of nonprofit organizations.
Two additional courses (6 credits) are required to complete the certificate. The courses can be any graduate Management courses.
|COURSE CODE||COURSE TITLE||CREDITS|
|MGMT700||21st Century Global Leadership||3|
|MGMT703||Strategic Information Management||3|
|MGMT708||Aging & Technology||3|
|MGMT713||Fundraising & Development||3|
|MGMT714||Principles of Project Management||3|
|MGMT721||Elder Care Policy & Politics||3|
|MGMT722||Housing & Long-Term Care Options||3|
|MGMT724||Marketing to Seniors||3|
|MGMT726||Services & Programs for Older Adults||3|
|MGMT728||Human Resources Management||3|
|MGMT730||Health Management for Seniors||3|
|MGMT731||Human Resource Law||3|
|MGMT734||Aging in American Society||3|
|MGMT735||Planning & Writing Grant Proposals||3|
|MGMT736||Leadership & Operations in Lodging Mgmt||3|
|MGMT737||Capital Campaigns & Major Gifts||3|
|MGMT743||Fundraising Concepts & Practices||3|
|MGMT747||Event Management Operations||3|
|MGMT749||Ethical Theory & Management||3|
|MGMT750||Ldrship & Ops in Casino & Resort Mgmt||3|
|MGMT754||Revenue Management in Hospitality||3|
|MGMT755||Sustainability in Hosp & Event Mgmt||3|
|MGMT756||Policy & Brand Management in Hospitality||3|
|MGMT757||Hosp & Event Law, Ethics, & Risk Mgmt||3|
|MGMT758||Service Quality Management||3|
|MGMT798||Research Project Capstone||3|
Candidates seeking admission to a certificate programs must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and demonstrate through academic background and/or work experience the ability to succeed in graduate studies. GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission.
*Materials should be addressed to:
The Office of Graduate Admission
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466
Graduate Info Session
Wednesday, August 19, 2015, at 6:30 p.m.