Nonprofit Skills: Board Fundamentals Certificate

Entire Bundle of Seven Courses

Earn this certificate by completing all seven online courses within 12 months.

Nonprofit board members come from a variety of backgrounds, but all of them share a commitment to the mission and vision of their organization. The Nonprofit Skills: Board Fundamentals Certificate provides learners with the critical knowledge and skills required to serve on a nonprofit board. The content covers key topics including legal obligations, financial management, strategic planning, public communication, fundraising, leadership oversight and measuring progress. Each self-paced course includes interactive activities, case studies, readings and videos with advice from experts in the field. Complete the certificate with a comprehensive understanding of how nonprofit board members effectively meet the needs of their organization.

Upon successful completion, download a printable certificate of completion for this online course suite.

Access Time: 365 days

This course can be applied to the Nonprofit Skills: Board Fundamentals Certificate.


Online Expert Instruction

This course has an “Ask the Expert” feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible, usually within 24 hours.

Who Should Attend

This certificate is intended for adults serving on nonprofit boards.

Course Outline/Topics

  • Effective Leadership Oversight for Board Members
  • Financial Oversight for Board Members
  • Fulfilling Legal Obligations as a Board Member
  • Fundraising for Board Members
  • Measuring Progress for Board Members
  • Public-Facing Communication for Board Members
  • Strategic Planning for Board Members


If you need to drop/cancel a course that has been paid for, you may request a refund (minus a 10% cancellation fee) up to five days from the purchase/start date. No refunds are issued after five days from the start date (date of purchase). A 90% refund is contingent upon your completion of less than 10% of the course content. If more than 10% of the course has been completed, no refund will be issued.

Date: Open enrollment – Register anytime

Delivery Method: On-Demand Online

Platform: Other

Instructor: Online Expert Instruction

Fee: $429

CEUs: 2.1

Program Number: 7350-15828

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