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The nonprofit sector has an economic, social, and political impact at both the domestic and international levels. This course offers a broad introduction to the history, scope, and significance of the nonprofit sector. Discussions center on different models of nonprofit firms and how they address market and government failures. Key areas of nonprofit management and leadership such as writing sound mission and vision statements, developing strong boards of directors, recruiting and motivating talented staff and volunteers, creating strategic plans and innovative programs, and wisely managing fiscal and human resources are also discussed. 1 unit.