Spring 2013 Continuing Education Catalog
Educational, career, and personal development opportunities designed to address the needs of the South Bronx, Bronx, and Upper Manhattan communities.
Professional Development Non-Profit Management Certificate Program NEW The program is designed to help you acquire the skills needed for success in the field of Non-Profit Management. These classes offer entry and mid-level managers, as well as others interested in the field an opportunity to develop and enhance skill sets that will yield immediate results. Students will gain practical strategies, cutting edge knowledge, and networking opportunities. Total Hours: 50 hours Cost: $699 (Individual course fee: $79) Register for individual courses or the entire certificate program and save over $90! Program Design & Project Management Learn how to design non-profit programs and product services that are affectively aligned to provide measureable outcomes. Sat 9:30am to 2:00pm CE4140-SP01 4.5 hrs. 2/23/13 1 session $79 Conducting program evaluations is critical for demonstrating program impact to various stakeholders. You will learn how to design questionnaires, plan an evaluation, and the various evaluation methods. 3/2/13 1 session $79 Dynamics of Effective Supervision I 3/9/13 1 session This course introduces non-profit leaders, and those responsible for designing and developing improvement programs to the concept of “coaching” as a strategy and effective practice for peak performance within an organization. 3/16/13 1 session $79 Basic Accounting & Budgeting for Non-Profit Organization In this course you will learn the basic overview of non-profit accounting and budgeting principles. Student will explore the role of finance management in non-profit organizations, and also discuss the importance of budgeting with an agency. Sat 9:30am to 2:00pm CE4144-SP01 4.5 hrs. 34 3/23/13 1 session $79 Human Resources (Law & Ethics) Acquire an overview of human resource issues that may arise for supervisors, managers, and front line staff in the non-profit sector. The course will focus on key federal /state/local employmentrelated laws and regulations. Sat 9:30am to 2:00pm CE4146-SP01 4.5 hrs. 4/13/13 1 session $79 Develop a strategy to raise awareness about your nonprofit mission. The course will focus on marketing and development in building value-based relationships between funders and non-profit organizations. Sat 9:30am to 2:00pm CE4147-SP01 4.5 hrs. 4/20/13 1 session $79 $79 Dynamics of Effective Coaching I Sat 9:30am to 2:00pm CE4143-SP01 4.5 hrs. 4/6/13 1 session Marketing & Fundraising The primary focus of this course is to teach managers/supervisors how to organize and lead a teamcompetently and confidently within the nonprofit sector. The course will cover human resources challenges such as hiring needs and training practices. Sat 9:30am to 2:00pm CE4142-SP01 4.5 hrs. Learn how to write persuasive grant proposals, cover letters and needs assessments. Students will explore public and private funding resources, review the application process, and identify types of awards. The basic components of a proposal will be discussed and tips on writing and the preparation of a proposal shared in class. Sat 9:30am to 2:00pm CE4145-SP01 4.5 hrs. Program Measurement & Evaluation Sat 9:30am to 2:00pm CE4141-SP01 4.5 hrs. Effective Grant Writing $79 Internet Research & Productivity Tools Explore the tools and techniques using the internet as a source for your organization. Learn how to use the internet as a research tool. Students will explore the research process, and how to use the information you gather to identify, plan, gather, sort, apply, and evaluate. Sat 9:30am to 2:00pm CE4148-SP01 4.5 hrs. 4/27/13 1 session $79 Dynamics of Board Relations & Development Board performance is widely recognized as a critical ingredient in a non-profit organization’s ability to achieve impact. Students will discuss the pivotal relationship between the board, management, and staff. Sat 9:30am to 2:00pm CE4149-SP01 4.5 hrs. 5/4/13 1 session Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development $79