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MPA 631. The Executive Director

Credits: 3
Department: Political Science
Description: Examines to role of the executive director in terms of creating and maintaining effective organizational culture, values, vision, internal and external relationships, board-staff relations and transitions.
Semester Offered: Odd Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Students will describe the job of the nonprofit organization executive director.
2. Students will describe, explain and assess the differences between public, private profit and nonprofit leadership.
3. Students will evaluate the executive director's job in maintaining the nonprofit organization’s vision, values and culture.
4. Students will explain the job of the executive director to ensure organizational effectiveness and financial security.
5. Students will evaluate the executive director's response to internal and external forces.
6. Students will explain the unique relationship executive director's have with the board and how it influences organizational successes.
7. Students will explain why the executive director must insure organizational effectiveness and financial security.

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