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Announcing the 2015-2016 Certificate in Nonprofit Management in Wichita Falls presented in partnership by:

• Midwestern State University's Center for Continuing Education

• Center for Nonprofit Management, Dallas

• The Priddy Foundation

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Certificate Program Description

The Nonprofit Management Certificate program is a series of seven full day sessions that provide in-depth instruction on the key components of the operations of nonprofit organizations. A mix of theory and practice, the series addresses the scope of the nonprofit sector, governing, leading and managing, resource acquisition, outcomes evaluation, risk management and legal, and marketing. As a cohort, students learn together what it takes to operate a human service organization in rapidly changing environment.


• Participants will be able to identify major theories of management and explain the relevance of their major principles to the management of nonprofit human service organizations

• Participants will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the organizational factors that indicate excellence in the management of human service agencies, including incorporation of ethics and values into the management of the organization

 • Participants will be able to demonstrate the components of an organization and the ways in which they should be managed in order to achieve internal consistency and integrity

• Participants will be able to demonstrate specific knowledge and points of view needed by human service professionals

2015-2016 SCHEDULE

SESSION 1: Understanding the Nonprofit Sector, Organizations and Strategic Planning

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

SESSION 2: Program Planning, Evaluation and Outcomes

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

SESSION 3: Financial Management for Nonprofits

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

SESSION 4: Organizational Risk Management & Legal Structures and Practices

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

SESSION 5: Nonprofit Human Resources & Managing Volunteers

Tuesday, February 9, 2016


Tuesday, March 8, 2016

SESSION 7: BRANDING, MARKETING & PR for Nonprofit Organizations

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

All sessions are held on Tuesdays, from 9 am.-5 pm. at the Wichita Falls Museum of Art at MSU, #2 Eureka Circle.

CNM (866) 286-8347 ext 239 Toll Free


Pricing: $100 per class or $700 for complete 7-series certificate program.

This includes lunch, breaks, handouts & text.


Steering Committee:

Lorraine Parmer -  The Center for Continuing Education at MSU

Beth Myers - CNM Connect

Leslie Schaffner - The Priddy Foundation

Shana Risinger - CNM Connect


For more information call Midwestern State University’s

Center for Continuing Education at (940) 397-4307 or