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    Oct 26, 2021  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOWK 547 - Advanced Organizational Theory and Practice

3 Credit Hours
Serves as an introduction to social service/nonprofit organizations through the lens of social, economic and environmental justice. The content provided will afford the knowledge/skill needed for entrance into management positions in human service/nonprofit/governmental/quasi-governmental organizations. Topics will include multi-organization initiatives such as partnerships, community coalitions and alliances, theories in economic development such as how economic factors affect the social sector with particular attention to entrepreneurship/venture philanthropy, and collective impact. Will consider aspects of governmental relations, operational best practices including practical skills such as running meetings, employee development, advanced strategic planning and futuring, understanding and incorporating accreditation standards, organizational culture and ethical practice in organizations. Topics such as nonprofit governance and accountability, human resource development, supervision, compensation strategies, management theories and employment law will also be addressed.
(RE) Prerequisite(s): 510, 512, 513, 519, 522, 537, 538, 539 and 543 or 544.
Comment(s): Advanced Standing satisfies prerequisites.
Registration Restriction(s): Minimum student level – graduate.
Registration Permission: Non-MSSW students may register with consent of instructor.



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