15.967 | Spring 2005 | Graduate
Managing and Volunteering In the Non-Profit Sector

Lecture Notes

The following is a collection of lecture notes related to the cases studied in each session, prepared by Paul Osterman.

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1

Introduction

Case: Habitat for Humanity International

Introduction, Overview of Non-Profits (PDF)

2

Strategy/Growth

Case: STRIVE

STRIVE (PDF), Teaching Notes (PDF)

Guest: Ned Rimer, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Citizen Schools

3

Managing The Workforce

Case: Shepard Quraeshi Associates (A)

Non-profit HR Issues (PDF), Teaching Notes (PDF)

4

Governance

Case: The NAACP

NAACP (PDF), Teaching Notes (PDF)

Guest: William Pounds, Professor, MIT; Board of Directors, MFA

5

Evaluation

Case: The Harlem Children’s Zone: Driving Performance with Measurement and Evaluation

Evaluation (PDF), Teaching Notes (PDF)

6

Funding, Marketing

Case: Amnesty International

Amnesty International Teaching Notes (PDF)

Guest: Lance Ozier, Vice President Finance and Administration & Vice President for National Program Marketing & Board Affairs, WGBH

7

Organizational Change

Case: The Roman Catholic Diocese of San Jose

The Diocese (PDF), Teaching Notes (PDF)

Guest: Paul Levy, President and CEO, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

8

Universities

Case: Trinity College (A)

Trinity Teaching Notes (PDF)

Guest: Lawrence Bacow, President, Tufts University

9

Foundations

Case: EMCF (Edna McConnell Clark Foundation): A New Approach at an Old Foundation

EMCF Teaching Notes (PDF)

Guest: Paul Grogan, President and CEO, The Boston Foundation

10

Consulting For The Non-Profit Sector

Case: The Bridgespan Group

Guest: George Chu, The Bridgespan Group

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