The nature of nonprofits' accounting, auditing, investing, reporting and tax filing procedures is distinct from business and personal financial practices. This program is designed to meet the needs of nonprofit organizations and is appropriate for those who are interested in learning how to better plan and manage the finances of a nonprofit personnel. This 45-hour program can be completed in one semester.
* PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of the certificate program, graduates will be able to:
-Create and implement an operating budget using fund accounting principles.
-Develop policies and procedures for investment and cash management.
-Understand legal and fiduciary responsibilities of staff and board members.
-Develop appropriate financial statements for internal and external audiences.
-Develop appropriate policies and procedures for financial management.