Certificate in Nonprofit Management (San Diego)

This on-ground, 12-week course is designed to specifically help participants prepare for leadership positions with nonprofit organizations. Participants will be taught "best practice" tools in resource development strategies, financial management, personnel leadership, human resources issues and technology.

Program Overview

Focusing on the advancement of the nonprofit mission, this program covers strategic governance, nonprofit business design and development, target market and trend analysis, assessing client needs, effective program design principles and continuous process improvement.

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12-week course

Estimated Cost


NMS Members: $800 | Plus materials

Ways to Learn


3.6 CEUs

Total HRCI Recertification hours: 3.0; SHRM Recertification credits: 3.0

Program Partner

The Certificate Program in Nonprofit Management is a joint venture between Nonprofit Management Solutions and Brandman University, designed specifically to help participants prepare for leadership positions with nonprofit organizations. 

As a student, you will: 

  • Examine the fundamental operating principles of a nonprofit business.
  • Analyze practical and proven management techniques.
  • Discover less traditional, more innovative management strategies, designed to address today’s management issues.

Courses include:

  • History of Nonprofit
  • Governance
  • Accountability and Regulation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership/Management
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing and Branding
  • Advocacy and Technology

Who Should Enroll?

  • Managers looking to move into senior or executive leadership roles in the nonprofit sector.
  • Volunteer leaders in nonprofit organizations.

Program Information

Program Location
The courses are held in Spring and Fall onsite at the Nonprofit Management Solutions offices at 8265 Vickers Street Suite C, San Diego, CA 92111.
$75 for materials
(required & non-refundable)


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