Managing and Volunteering In the Non-Profit Sector

Volunteers working on a construction project.

Volunteers build a pergola at the London-based Bromley by Bow Centre. (Image courtesy of Happy Dave.)


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Spring 2005



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Course Description

This is a course intended to give students a broad overview of the management challenges of the non-profit sector. It is not a detailed management course but rather is aimed at students who will likely relate to non-profits in a variety of ways (on the boards, as volunteers, as fund-raisers, and occasionally as staff).

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Paul Osterman. 15.967 Managing and Volunteering In the Non-Profit Sector. Spring 2005. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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