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ENTR313 - Non-Profit Entrepreneurship

Course Details

Course Code: ENTR313 Course ID: 4861 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Non-profit entrepreneurship continues to thrive in the 21st century in most major and minor industries. Topics include trustee’s responsibilities, trustee recruitment/termination/development, financing structure, fundraising, financial management, and strategic planning.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
01/28/19 - 06/28/19 07/01/19 - 08/25/19 Summer 2019 Session B 8 Week session
04/29/19 - 10/04/19 10/07/19 - 12/01/19 Fall 2019 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

  1. Compare different non-profit models within your industry of interest.
  2. Assess the legal requirements for your non-profit venture.
  3. Analyze the role of governance for a non-profit venture.
  4. Design mission, vision, and values for your non-profit venture.
  5. Outline the strategic plan for your non-profit venture.
  6. Evaluate how to apply for tax-exempt status for your non-profit venture.
  7. Apply best practices for financial and personnel management to your venture’s practices.
  8. Construct a fundraising model for your non-profit venture.
NameGrade %
Forums 30.00 %
Introduction 3.75 %
Forum 1 - Nonprofit Entrepreneurship 3.75 %
Forum 3 - Tax Exempt Status 3.75 %
Forum 4 - SWOT Analysis 3.75 %
Forum 5 - Government and Relationships 3.75 %
Forum 6 - Finances 3.75 %
Forum 7 - Compensation Philosophy 3.75 %
Forum 8 - Finance a Nonprofit 3.75 %
Assignments 40.00 %
Assignment 1 - Incorporating Nonprofit Organization 8.00 %
Assignment 2 - Board Job Description 8.00 %
Assignment 3 - Mission and Vision 8.00 %
Assignment 6 - Financial Management 8.00 %
Assignment 7 - Leadership Style 8.00 %
Final Project 30.00 %
Assignment 8 - Summative Project 30.00 %
Book Title: The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance, 1st ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library, link also available in the classroom Lessons section.
Author: BoardSource
Publication Info: Wiley Lib
ISBN: 9780470457634
Book Title: Managing Nonprofit Organizations, 1st ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library, link also available in the classroom Lessons section
Author: Tschirhart, Mary
Publication Info: Wiley Lib
ISBN: 9780470402993

Book Title:The Handbook of Nonprofit Governance, 1st ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library, link also available in the classroom Lessons section.
ISBN:9780470457634
Publication Info:Wiley Lib
Author:BoardSource
Unit Cost:$76.97
Book Title:Managing Nonprofit Organizations, 1st ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library, link also available in the classroom Lessons section
ISBN:9780470402993
Author:Tschirhart, Mary
Unit Cost:$60.83

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.