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|Canada has one of the largest and most vibrant non-profit and voluntary sectors in the world, with 161,000 organizations representing $79.1 billion or 7.8% of the GDP and employing two million Canadians. Focused on service delivery rather than profit, these organizations come with unique challenges and complex problems and require distinct management structures. For example, how do you market a food bank to prospective donors on a limited budget? How do you build a successful staff and volunteer base? How do you attract the necessary private and public donations in a competitive climate?
This joint certifcate with the Schulich School of Business - a leader in non-profit management education in Canada - will provide you with an understanding of the distinct needs of non-profit organizations. You will take courses in diverse disciplines such as social sciences, math, economics, public administration and marketing. Ultimately, this certificate will enable you to function effectively in any number of positions within the burgeoning non-profit sector.
|Certificate Category:||Cross Disciplinary|
|Offered by:||Schulich School of Business and the Business & Society Program|
|Why choose this certificate?|
|Get detailed information (pdf) on certificate requirements to enter and graduate from this program.|
(This information is to be used in conjunction with the University undergraduate calendar, which in all cases is the final authority).
|Careers:||Aid Worker, Fundraiser, Policy Maker, Social Worker, Environmental Consultant|
|Sample Courses:||Statistics for Social Sciences; Women and Society; Organizational Behaviour in the Non-Profit Organization; Strategy and Leadership for Non-Profit Organizations; Contemporary Latin America|
|Contact:||Professor JJ McMurtry, Coordinator of the Certificate, firstname.lastname@example.org, 416-736-2100 extension 77820 or Josephine D'Souza, Program Assistant, email@example.com, 416 736-2100 ext. 77805.
|Related Undergraduate Programs|
|Business and Society |
|International Development Studies|
|Related Graduate Programs|
|MBA in Non-Profit Management |