This course focuses on the knowledge needed to understand and apply processes for making business decisions for nonprofit organizations. Emphasis is placed on the unique relationships have with the U.S. economy. Emphasis will also be placed on critical thinking skills.
1. Select the critical thinking models useful for successfully solving business problems.
2. Evaluate relevant business information needed for solving a business problem.
3. Analyze the business environment using appropriate decision making tools to develop solutions and recommendations applicable for nonprofit organizations.
4. Analyze the business environment and predict business opportunities and risks.
a) Problem Solving & Techniques
b) Qualitative and Quantitative Research Methods
c) Using Data Tools in the Public Sector
a) What is Performance Management and Why Does Performance Matter?
b) Outcomes Measurement -
c) Analyzing Outcomes Data and Communicating Results
a) Effective Practices
a) Resource Dependency
Chap 3 (Worth text)
a) Innovation and Creative Thinking
b) Creating a Performance Culture
c) Making an Impact