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Stakeholder & Board Management

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

Course Description

Discover ways to solicit, develop, and interact with various stakeholder of the nonprofit organization, including board members, committees and volunteers, among others. Topics include governance considerations, board management, volunteer engagement, and the removal of ego from nonprofit work interactions. In addition, the course covers systems of governance and their importance to the longevity and viability of the nonprofit organization.

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.

  • Details
  • $475
  • February 07, 2022 to March 13, 2022
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00033
  • ID/Units: SOCECOL X448.4  (1.50)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: WINTER 2022


David Gillanders has nearly a decade of progressive public service management experience, leading some of the highest-performing and most impactful Non-Profits in Orange County. He has contributed to the development of programs and agency management in Homelessness, Poverty, and Domestic Violence issues, and has leveraged business acumen and a previous decade-long career in the private sector to assist in the development of strategies and system evaluations along with expertise in organizational and staff management. Mr. Gillanders graduated from DePaul University with an M.S. in Public Service Management and a B.S. in Human Services from California State University, Fullerton.

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
START02/07/2022Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END03/13/2022Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---