Strategy for Nonprofit Organizations

Analyze a nonprofit’s strategy and how it helps the organization fulfill its mission. Designed for learners with a basic understanding of business concepts.

This course can be applied to the Introductory Nonprofit Certificate.

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Define strategy
  • Explain the basics of strategy in a nonprofit context
  • Describe the strategic planning process and how different approaches may be taken by different organizations
  • Discuss how mission statements are constructed
  • Explain how budgets and capital budgets interrelate with nonprofit strategic planning
  • Describe the success factors for strategic planning
  • Recognize the need for contingency planning


This workshop is self-paced and online. You will have access to this workshop for 30 days. Upon successful completion, you will receive a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Continuing Education completion verification.

Learners must score an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEU credit.


This workshop is intended for adults seeking to gain a basic understanding of strategy for a nonprofit organization. This workshop is best suited for learners with a basic understanding of business concepts

Online, course available July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016

Location: Online

Instructor: TBA

Fee: $79

CEUs: 0.5

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Note: Students will have access to this class for 30 days.

Registration Deadline: Wed., June 29, 2016