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The ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Course
(leading to ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Certification).

Do you dream of starting and running your very own nonprofit? This highly interactive, hands-on course is ideal for anyone who is interested in forming a new nonprofit, converting an informal group to tax-exempt status, or reorganizing an existing organization. It provides practical how-to information about incorporation, organization, and other issues pertinent to anyone involved with a nonprofit start-up.
 

No matter what level of experience you have, you're sure to find this unique course to be a valuable source of useful strategies and industry-specific advice that you can put to immediate use. This clear and enjoyable course, taught by an industry veteran, will answer your every question, providing detailed instructions describing every step you'll need to take to establish and operate a successful nonprofit.

You'll learn how to incorporate, select a board of directors, write bylaws, craft a mission statement, obtain tax-exempt status, develop a budget, create a marketing plan, explore fundraising options, and more.

The course is also supplemented with useful checklists, worksheets, reading lists, and field trips to a wide variety of online resources. By the time you graduate, you will be well-prepared to meet the challenge of starting and operating a successful nonprofit.

Buy the ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Course- $129.99

This course includes a knowledgeable and caring instructor who will guide you through your lessons, facilitate discussions, and answer your questions. The instructor for this course will be Linda Kissam.

Linda Kissam

About the ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Course instructor: Linda Kissam is an eighteen-year veteran in the nonprofit management field. She has managed both 501 (c)(3) and 501 (c)(6) organizations and currently owns her own consulting company. She has taught both in the public and private sectors. A seasoned wine and hospitality industry veteran, Linda consults with local wineries on media attraction and food and wine events. She conducts both private and group strategic planning workshops for nonprofit and for-profit corporations. She currently serves as the executive director of a visitors bureau for an art town in California. She writes a weekly wine article and a bimonthly tourist destination column. She is a highly regarded facilitator for strategic planning workshops, marketing seminars, and event planning.

 Online Nonprofit Creation Course Requirements: For taking this instructor led ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Course you need Internet access, e-mail, and Netscape or Internet Explorer Web browser.

 Testimonials: The ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Course has received overwhelming positive feedback and reviews from students around the world. Here are a few:

"Best course yet! Extremely helpful. Thank you!"
"Gave me exactly the information I needed to determine whether now would be a good time for me to pursue creating a non-profit. Having taken this class and understanding the complexity of a non-profit organization - I will be locating a non-profit already existing that would benefit from "new blood". :-)"
"I enjoyed this class. Everything was easy to understand and helped me understand how to get my nonprofit going. I especially liked the mission statement exercise, as it helped me focus in on what a good one looked like and how to create one of my own."
"I left the course with more than enough new information, especially with the employee and volunteer section."
"I really enjoyed this class. I was unsure what to expect since I have taken classes online elsewhere and was very disappointed. I would like to pursue a certificate program online now. I am very motivated after this course!"
"I took this class to investigate the possibility of a nonprofit. This class has helped clear the cobwebs and direct my thoughts. I feel I now have a much better understanding and am ready to move forward with transferring my dream into reality. This class has been an excellent resource. Thank you."
"Mrs. Kissam was terrific. I will continue with Introduction to Non Profit Management thanks to Ms.Kissam. She is absolutely wonderful!"
"Thank you for all your hard work in putting this class together. You teach it very well and your responses to our assignments were very encouraging and positive. I imagine you are very good at getting and keeping volunteers involved and enthusiastic in a particular nonprofit."
"This class has been very informative. Before I enrolled in this class, I had absolutely no idea what a nonprofit was and how to start one (really!). I now have written my articles of incorporation and bylaws, and have begun my search for board members using the criteria that you provided. Thanks a bunch!"


Buy the ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Course- $129.99

ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Course

(leading to ExpertRating Non Profit Creation Certification)

 ExpertRating is one of the world's only ISO 9001:2008 Certified companies (from TUV America) offering an Online Nonprofit Creation Course (leading to ExpertRating Nonprofit Creation Skills Certification).

     

ExpertRating is a trusted name in online testing and certification with over 200,000 certified professionals in over 60 countries in more than 200 skill areas. ExpertRating offers its testing services to the world's best companies such as Convergys Corp, UPS, GAP, Sony, Coke, Citrix, Deltek Corp, IKEA Systems and Ericsson to name a few. See where ExpertRating Certified Professionals are working.


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ExpertRating Solutions has been reviewed by TRUSTe for compliance of their strict program requirements ensuring that your information is always safe. ExpertRating has certified Several thousand individuals who are working with leading companies across the US and other countries. View list.

When you choose the ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Course you can be sure that you are buying a premium International certification that is recognized by hundreds of employers and Government bodies in the US and other countries.

 

 With ExpertRating you get certified quickly online and you are equipped with a store house of information through the in-depth ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Courseware which has been developed by experienced Nonprofit Managers.

 The ExpertRating Non Profit Management Certification is by far the best value for money instructor led Non Profit Management Program at $129.99.

    

Some Popular questions and answers about this ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Course and certification:

 How much does the Non Profit Management Certification cost and what does it include?

You can buy this ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Course leading to Non Profit Management certification at a special offer price of only $129.99 which includes the in-depth ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Courseware and exam fee. This is the best value for money Non Profit Management Program available till date. You get the following services within the USD $129.99 fee.

 In-depth ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Courseware including scenarios and examples.

 An instructor to guide you through the course and to whom you can direct your questions.

 World wide airmail delivery of the hard copy Non Profit Management Certificate. The Non Profit Management Certificate can be used to prove your certified status and does not mention the words "online".

 An online transcript that can be used to prove your certified credentials on the internet at any time.

How do I get certified?

The process of getting yourself certified is very simple. All you have to do is buy the ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Course for $129.99. Log in to the instructor led course using your password. Go through the ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Courseware (which would take you 6 weeks) and complete the final Non Profit Management Certification exam at your convenience. You can complete the exam within 2 months of buying the Non Profit Management Certification. The result of the exam appears as soon as it is completed, and your Non Profit Management Certificate is mailed immediately.

What learning aids will I get?

The ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Course includes the following learning aids:

24 x 7 hour access to the courseware. A printer friendly version of the ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Course is also provided

A friendly instructor to answer your questions online

A discussion area to have your questions answered

Chapter end quizzes to ensure that you are learning important aspects of every chapter

Chapter assignments to help you practically use the Non Profit Management that you will learn during the Non Profit Management Course.

What is the final exam like?

The final exam is fully based upon the ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Courseware that is provided along with the Non Profit Management Certification. If you have gone through the courseware properly you should not have a problem clearing the exam. The exam consists of multiple choice questions from all chapters of the ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Courseware.

What are the course start dates?

ExpertRating instructor led courses commence every month, you can always choose a suitable date for your course commencement in any month. To see available course start dates, please click on the "Enroll now" button. All courses run for six weeks, with a two-week grace period at the end. Two lessons are released each week for the six-week duration of the course. You do not have to be present when the lesson is released, but you must complete each lesson within two weeks of its release.

A new section of each course starts on the second or third Wednesday of each month. If enrolling in a series of two or more courses please be sure to space the start date for each course at least two months apart.

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According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, most paid executive directors in large organizations have graduate degrees, often in business or public administration, some specifically in nonprofit management.

Nonprofit organizations exist everywhere to make the communities and people's lives better. The nonprofit organizations neither belong to the government nor to the business sector. These organizations address issues of public concern through service, independent action and civic engagement. The scope of work of these organizations forms a broad spectrum and ranges from taking care of the homeless to managing day care centers. This valuable course will cover aspects like creating, marketing and managing your nonprofit organization. You will get acquainted with the roles and responsibilities to be performed by a nonprofit organization.


 

The ExpertRating Nonprofit Management Certification course will hone your skills and teach you the tools and techniques to successfully manage a nonprofit organization. You will be able to deliver your services efficiently and effectively upon completion of this course.

ExpertRating Online Nonprofit Creation Course Coverage (6 weeks program)  

Week One

Wednesday - Lesson 01

Are you a person whose passion lies in creating an organization that helps in an emergency? Or, are you someone who longs to engage and encourage the human spirit? Wait! I bet you’re the one who wants to educate while shaping values and goals! Then again, maybe your special talent lies in promoting places, people, and things? Whatever brings you to creating your own nonprofit; I'm here to guide your way. In this first lesson, we’ll go over some basic nonprofit terminology. We’ll also look at why you want to start a nonprofit and finish with some ways to obtain your goals. In no time at all, you’ll be able to speak exactly and professionally in the language of your peers. This is an important first step to your full understanding of the path you seek to follow.

Friday - Lesson 02

What, exactly, is a mission statement and how do you get one? That is one very astute question, and the very one we'll be discussing in today’s lesson. We’re going to discover what a mission statement is, how you can create one, and how you get your members to buy in.

Week Two

Wednesday - Lesson 03

The purpose of this lesson is to help you understand how to set up a nonprofit board of directors. Boards aren't perfect, and group dynamics can be tough. We don’t live in a perfect world; you aren't going to get perfect results. So, it’s important for you to understand the importance of the work that a board is called to do and the role you'll play in helping those board members be greater than they thought they could possibly be. By the end of this lesson, you'll understand how to maximize your efforts into something meaningful and productive.

Friday - Lesson 04

The governing documents of a nonprofit are its tools of control. Every nonprofit must use two main documents: Articles of Incorporation and bylaws. These documents set the ground rules by which your members and the board of directors must operate. If your organization is ever taken to court for IRS violations, these are the standards that the courts will judge you on. Today, you’ll create your very own bylaws and articles.

Week Three

Wednesday - Lesson 05-

A variety of legal matters apply to getting your nonprofit started. Today, we’re going to look at filing reports and securing licenses, and delve into a few final tax issues. Some of these concerns are governed by federal law; others by state law. You’ll also learn how to operate your first board meeting so you can ratify your new bylaws.

Friday - Lesson 06

The purpose of this lesson is to help you organize for success. Organizational planning requires effort, but there's no cause for concern. In this lesson, you'll find out how to research, brainstorm, discuss goals and objectives, and tactically prepare your organization to reach its goals. We’ll cover planning in all its glorious forms, from operating plans to strategic plans.

Week Four

Wednesday - Lesson 07

The smooth functioning of a nonprofit is due to the dedicated work of both employees and volunteers. In today’s lesson, we’ll look at both paid and unpaid staff. To be effective, you must become adept at recruiting and motivating your volunteers and employees. Today's lesson will provide you with the strategies you’ll need to succeed.

Friday - Lesson 08

Nonprofits are expected to spend carefully, honoring the trust others have placed in them. As a result, you need to be especially brilliant when it comes to budgeting and living within your means. Developing budgets that work is a critical part of your upcoming responsibility, and you’ll explore exactly how to do that in today’s lesson.

Week Five

Wednesday - Lesson 09

Writing grant proposals, soliciting contributions, and organizing special events are just a few of the fundraising options new nonprofits need to investigate. Today you’ll explore why you need a fundraising strategy, how to get one, and why the board of directors, the executive director, members, and volunteers all have a place in the fundraising program.

Friday - Lesson 10

Today’s lesson is a student favorite! We'll cover the concepts of nonprofit marketing and media relations. You'll understand the basics of community outreach, and you’ll discover a variety of highly effective techniques you can use to promote your nonprofit.

Week Six

Wednesday - Lesson 11

The Internet is the single most popular and cost-effective communication tool available to nonprofits. Its influence is so great that your nonprofit will never reach its maximum potential unless and until you incorporate the Internet into your strategy plan. This lesson will help you understand how you can use the Internet to reach out and tell the world who you are and what you do.

Friday - Lesson 12

This fast-paced and important lesson will help you understand the rules governing advocacy. Nonprofits engage in advocacy whenever they work to change public policy. Activities such as lobbying, protesting, or participating in partisan political activities are clearly advocacy efforts, but you could also be accused of engaging in advocacy if you attempt to organize people in your community, work with the media, or educate voters, among other things. Not all nonprofits can participate in these types of activities. Some face legal restrictions on the kind or amount of advocacy that they can do. Today's lesson will help you understand what you can and, perhaps more importantly, what you cannot do.

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