30440 - NONPROFITS AND PHILANTHROPY
CLEAM - CLEF - CLEACC - BESS-CLES - WBB - BIEF - BIEM
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 31
In particular, students are expected to gain:
- Knowledge of the main features of the different nonprofit organizations at the global level.
- Knowledge of main theories on nonprofits and philanthropy.
- Ability to identify and cope with the most critical issues around nonprofit governance, management and evaluation.
- Why study nonprofit organizations today.
- Nonprofit organizations: what they are and what they are not.
- Global overview of nonprofit organizations: data and trends around the world.
- Actors of nonprofits: Foundations, Social enterprises, NGOs, Associations, Cooperatives and more.
- Theories of nonprofits.
- In perspective: new trends and approaches to the study of philanthropy and social entrepreneurship.
- Structures and roles.
- The Achilles’ heels: accountability, legitimacy, responsibility, Conflict of Interests (case studies).
- Structures and functions.
- Critical functions: fundraising, HR management, network building, partnerships with the public and the profit sector and other functions (case studies).
- What is social impact.
- The reasons, contents and methods of evaluation (case studies).
- Partial exam (written): 40%
- Final exam (written): 40%
- Assignment & Presentation: 20%
Non attending students:
- Oral exam on the whole textbook.
- Lecture notes + selected material
- Textbook: H. Anheier, Nonprofit Management: Theory, Management, Policy, 2nd edition, 2014, Routledge.