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Nonprofit Marketing & Communications

This is a required course in the Nonprofit Management Specialized Studies Program.

Course closed to new registrations: Call ( 949 ) 824-5414 for more information or sign up below to be notified when this course becomes available.×

Course Description

Learn communications skills vital to the success of a nonprofit organization and explore external communications, including marketing and branding, message development, and conveying the message. This course presents a way to communicate across a variety of platforms, adapting a nonprofit organization's story in a variety of mediums, including social and digital media, public events, and one-on-one networking.

See enrollment confirmation for login information. Please enroll at least one week prior to the course start date. Successful completion of this course is applicable for 15 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

NOTE: This course may have optional, live sessions via Zoom. The sessions will be recorded and posted for students who are not able to attend. The Zoom meeting link and password to join will be provided in the course. A device with audio and visual will be needed to participate. The following student guide provides additional resources/information on how to use and access the course’s Zoom sessions.

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  • Details
  • $485
  • August 01, 2022 to September 04, 2022
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00060
  • ID/Units: SOCECOL X448.7  (1.50)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SUMMER 2022


Megan Klink, MSW, Vice President, West Region, for Susan G. Komen, has made it her mission to carry out the change she wants to see in the world – a personal and professional mission in her various roles at nonprofit organizations for nearly twenty years. Klink started her career in luxury retail sales and management before entering the nonprofit world when she joined the staff at Working Wardrobes in Irvine, California where she served in an array of leadership positions including client services, development and social enterprises. She then became Director of Strategic Engagement & Custom Services for StoryCorps in New York, a nonprofit dedicated to recording, preserving and sharing the stories of individuals from all backgrounds and beliefs living in America, before joining Susan G. Komen Orange County as the organization’s CEO in 2018. Klink received her Bachelor of Arts degree in literature and writing from the University of California, San Diego and a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern California with a concentration in social work and business in a global society.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

No textbooks are required for this course.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START08/01/2022Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END09/04/2022Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---