Beginning in September, Duke University’s Nonprofit Management Program will hold its first nonprofit management course in South Carolina at SCC’s central campus. The program will provide affordable, practical and accessible information to people working in and with the nonprofit sector – whether they are paid staff, directors, board members, philanthropists, volunteers or those aspiring to enter the nonprofit sector.
The program integrates Duke’s commitment to academic excellence with the practical wisdom of instructors and the realistic work experience of the participants. Those completing 50 course hours will earn a Duke Certificate in Nonprofit Management.
Courses offered at SCC will include:
· What Grant-makers Want
· Recruiting and Retaining Volunteers
· Nonprofit Botox: Keeping Your Agency Pretty Long-Term
· ABC’s of Special Events
· Board Development
· Measuring Client Outcomes
· Organizational Development for the New Nonprofit
· Fresh Approaches for Securing Business Support
· Working in Diverse Communities
· ABC’s of Cost Centered Accounting
· Individual Donors: The Key to Fundraising Success
· Friend and Fundraising on the Web
· Tips for Working with Local Media
Course fees average $18 per hour.
A Duke University representative will host a free information session for those interested in the program on Monday, August 24, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Spartanburg County Public Library, 151 South Church Street, Spartanburg, S.C.
For more information or to reserve your seat at the free information session, call Rebecca Clusserath in Corporate and Community Education at (864) 592-4279. To view and register for local and statewide course offerings or to receive a free course catalog, contact the Nonprofit Management Program at (919) 668-6742 or visit www.learnmore.duke.edu/nonprofit
About the Nonprofit Management Program:
The Nonprofit Management Program, a unit of the Duke University Office of Continuing Studies, offers courses, retreats, and certificates for nonprofit staff and volunteers. The program has historically operated throughout North Carolina but is excited about moving into the neighboring state of South Carolina.
About Spartanburg Community College:
SCC offers more than 80 academic programs of study including associate degrees, diplomas and certificates plus University Transfer opportunities for SCC graduates to four-year universities. SCC provides flexible class scheduling including online classes through SCCOnline, FlexStart classes, evening classes and more. The College offers non-credit classes through the SCC Corporate & Community Education Division. For more information visit www.sccsc.edu.