Winthrop University: CBA - Institute of Management - Non-Profit Management Certification Program
Contact Information
Institute of Management
221 Thurmond Building
Rock Hill, SC 29733, USA
803/323-2539 (Fax)

Institute of Management

Non-Profit Management Certificate Program 

*2022-2023 schedule and application are in process.  If you are interested in being part of the next cohort or have questions, please complete the NPM Information Request Form.  

Course Content
Who Should Attend
Dates & Location
Program Fee 


Designed for professionals working in non-profit organizations, this 56-hour fundamentals course covers topics that build skills in the management of people, systems, and finances. Upon completion of the program, participants will receive a certificate of completion from the Institute of Management at Winthrop University. Space in this program is limited to the 30 registrants.

The certificate program was developed to accomplish the following:

  • develop a broader knowledge of the legal environment of non-profits
  • build upon leadership skills for human resource management
  • learn best practices through benchmarking peer agencies
  • build knowledge and skills for the not-for-profit manager
  • create a mechanism for setting goals

This program does not lead to credit for any academic course or meet any program requirements for the college.

Course Content

This program covers key functional areas of non-profit management:

  • Governance 
  • Legal Basics and Operational Accountability
  • Accounting and Finance   
  • Leading the Organization
  • Marketing and Public Relations    
  • Sustainability and Development
  • Human Resources Management   
  • Program Effectiveness - The Planning Process

Who Should Attend

  • Non-profit executive directors, presidents, and CEOs who desire skills building
  • Program managers, department managers, and key leadership staff


Dates & Location

Classes are held on the campus of Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC   Classes meet once per month, typically on a Tuesday, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 3 or 3:30 p.m. depending on that day's content.

Program Fee

The 2021-2022 In-State (SC) Tuition is $425 and Out-of-State Tuition is $525. This fee includes tuition and all course materials.  


Last Updated: 12/9/22