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Not For Profit Leadership (9946.1)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Management



    In this unit, students will be exposed to the key differences and challenges in leadership and management in a not-for-profit/social enterprise environment. Students will be introduced to the nuances of working with and getting the most out of teams that are driven by different motives. In addition, students will learn the techniques to attract and recruit effective teams of volunteers, and subsequently manage their output. Students who complete this unit will also be introduced to the fundamental compliance requirements of NFP organisations within Australia. This unit is delivered self-paced online, requiring students to self-manage their work load, developing many skills required of outstanding graduate students.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit; students will:

    1. Clearly explain the challenges in NFP/social enterprise leadership;

    2. Create clear processes to build an effective NFP team;

    3. Design methods to recruit and manage volunteers;

    4. Create and communicate visions consistent with the NFP sector; and

    5. Articulate the fundamental compliance requirements of NFP organisations.

    Contact Hours

    Online and self-paced study equivalent to 150 total learning hours.


    Must have passed 9944 Corporate Responsibility AND
    24 credit points


    Enrolment in one of: Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship, 334JA; Bachelor of Applied Entrepreneurship (Social Entrepreneurship), 335JA; Bachelor of Applied Business (Management), 332JA; Bachelor of Applied Business (Marketing), 333JA

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