- Transformation of Development Organizations
This is a foundations course in nonprofit planning for experienced nonprofit managers. This course provides the underpinnings of nonprofit strategic planning and strategic management. It addresses the theory and practice of strategic planning, planned change, and strategic management in the organizational development of nonprofit development organizations, with a particular focus on community-based development organizations (CBOs) in the United States and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in the international arena. The connections between political and managerial approaches to organizational development and planned change will be considered. Participants are expected to engage in a strategic planning or planned change program in their work organizations or to support such work in other development organizations.