PROGRAM BENEFITS | CNM STUDENTS | TESTIMONIALS | GLOBAL CLASSROOM
Further your knowledge and develop new skills that are relevant, economical and impressive to today’s nonprofit organizations and the world beyond with the UIC Certificate in Nonprofit Management. Earning a professional certificate* from a top-ranked university will demonstrate your commitment to nonprofit work and open doors for new opportunities. Continue reading to learn more about the benefits of this unique program offered by the Great Cities Institute at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Courses were developed BY practitioners FOR practitioners and are offered in the context of an academic setting.
Every certificate course is a unique learning process facilitated by an experienced nonprofit manager who "walks the talk." The work experiences of CNM instructors cover the spectrum of the nonprofit sector, and the personalized advice given throughout the course is relevant, insightful and timely.
Many of our competitors charge $700 or more for a 12 hour seminar. Each CNM course provides 50 hours of instruction over a five-week period with ample time in between to put your learning into practice. Plus, there are no application or registration processing fees!
The CNM program is designed to teach you how to improve planning and management, making your work more efficient, productive and goal-oriented.
Go to class at any hour of the day or night that is convenient for you - from any computer that has Internet access. Log in to your CNM courses at home, at the office or while traveling. Personalized technical support is available via e-mail and within the course Web site. Live support is also available during business hours (Monday - Friday, 9 - 5 p.m. CST). Visit the FAQ page for Technical Requirements.
CNM students also have access to a password protected, idea-packed course Web site. This gateway to a unique learning experience provides dozens of useful Web sites directly linked within the weekly course reading assignments. We save you time by constantly updating our links to bring you the best nonprofit resources on the Web.
Facilitated learning activities address the real life challenges you encounter in today's nonprofit workplace and draw on input from the instructor and other course participants. Through this highly collaborative setting, students benefit from the insights and experience of nonprofit practitioners throughout the country and beyond. Class size is strictly limited to 30 participants to ensure a quality learning experience. Our e-classroom is not a lecture hall.
The e-classroom's Electronic Café also provides great networking opportunities with classmates 24/7.CNM students not only share their knowledge and ideas, but also build relationships that go beyond the classroom.
*non-credit Certificate of Completion