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Fall 2013 - 63690 - PA388L - Advanced Topics in Management

Mobilizing the Community & Managing Volunteers

Instructor(s): Rehnborg, Sarah Jane
Unique Number: 63690
Day & Time: W 2:00 pm -5:00 pm
Room: SRH 3.124
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Course Overview

Students desiring additional exposure to public management issues may select from seminars on such topics as managing diversity, principles and practices of effective leadership, and social entrepreneurship. 

Section Description

Planning for, facilitating and creating an organizational culture conducive to community engagement and volunteer participation requires managers capable of working collaboratively to build projects that engage citizens in meaningful, goal directed work that addresses the organizational mission and meets identified needs.  Designed to examine the issue of community participation and the management of volunteers this course draws on material from the field of volunteer, nonprofit and public sector administration, case studies and frameworks to organize theory and support practical application.