ORG437: Nonprofit Program Planning and Evaluation

Course Description

In this course, you will learn how to design and evaluate nonprofit programs. You will learn how to develop a theory of change as well as a logic model for your program.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  1. Develop a detailed assessment of your client needs and a plan to assess client needs and capabilities in the future. 
  2. Generate a detailed theory of change and logic model for your organization’s holistic program and explain how your educational program components will support the larger program or organizational outcomes.
  3. Research, evaluate and utilize outside resources as well as best practices and program elements from organizations to use in your program. 
  4. Design program outcomes that follow best practices and support the organizational mission.
  5. Develop a retention and evaluation plan to improve your program.


Course Materials & Tuition

Foundation, W. K. (2004). WK Kellogg Foundation logic model development guide. WK Kellogg Foundation.  Free
Kettner, P.M., Moroney, R.M., & Martin, L.L. (2016). Designing and Managing Programs: An Effectiveness-based Approach (5th edition). Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, Inc. 288 pg. ISBN: 978-1483388304. $27.99
Tuition $750.00
Total Cost of Course $7727.99