Professional Development

Nonprofit Management Academy

Nonprofit Management Academy
Workshop Overview

Course No: CLDCE3
Course Credit: 219 contact hours
Session Date(s): To Be Determined
Location: Bonda Room - UR 254
Course Fee: $2,700 (includes training, instructional materials, and light refreshments) Read more. »
Payment Methods: Major credit cards, corporate checks, and staff development funds welcome. 
Registration: When this workshop has been scheduled registration will be available via CSU's Learning Stream website

This one-year, comprehensive program allows nonprofit managers to sharpen their supervisory & management skills. Participants will engage in 19 customized workshops and a capstone project. Managers not only develop a nonprofit toolkit, but also complete real-world process improvement projects. Nonprofit Management Academy is specifically designed for nonprofit personnel. 

The program features workshops equipping nonprofit practitioners with the necessary management tools to achieve success, sustain their organizations, better serve their clients and positively affect change in the community. The program content draws upon the curricular guidelines developed by the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council (NACC). 

Grounded in academic research and best practices, the instructional design delivers concepts, applications and methods illustrating the broad array of expertise vital to managing a sustainable operation, while adhering to the nonprofit’s mission.

Course Credit

Total Hours: 219 
Breakdown of hours:

  • 19 Instructor-led workshops (6.5 hours per workshop): 123 contact hours 
  • Instructor-led pre/post-class assignments, readings, assessments, etc. (2 hours per class): 36 hours
  • Capstone (process-improvement) project development hours: 60 hours
Course Fee & Payment Methods

Tuition for Public Management Academy is $2,700 per participant, which includes includes 19 days of training, instructional materials, and light refreshments.


  • When this workshop has been scheduled registration will be available via CSU's Learning Stream website
  • Major credit cards accepted.
  • If you prefer to receive an invoice and pay via corporate check contact Nina Antonik ( 
  • If you are a CSU employee, you may be able to use faculty/staff development funds to pay for this workshop. Continuing Education Staff Development forms can be obtained from the CSU Human Resources Benefits Form page by clicking on the forms link. Please send a copy of the completed form to Nina Antonik (UR 335, Maxine Goodman Levin School of Urban Affairs | After that please complete registration using CSU's Learning Stream site.
Refund Policy

Refund to original payment is made at 100% when a registrant cancels attendance at least two business-days prior to the start of the first class. Alternatively, the registrant can choose to transfer paid tuition to a later, equivalent course of their choosing within the same college or school at no additional cost when giving a two business-day cancellation notice. Requests must be submitted to Nina Antonik ( Click here for more information about Cleveland State Univerisity's refund policy.

Cancellation Policy 

Cleveland State University reserves the right to cancel a workshop and refund the workshop fee in the event that there are an insufficient number of registrants. 


If you have general questions about this workshop please contact Rob Ziol ( For questions about workshop registration and payment contact Nina Antonik ( 

Professional Development

The Maxine Goodman Levin School of Urban Affairs offers a wide range of custom designed courses, workshops, and seminars. See the Professional Development Course Listing for this semester's schedule.