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PADM 659: Financial Management for Nonprofit Organizations

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Be sure to include nonprofit in your searches

Topics / Concepts:

  • revenue
  • fundraising
  • debt
  • embezzlement
  • audit
  • accountability
  • "financial management"
  • "risk management"
  • "internal controls"
  • "fiscal responsibility"
  • "operating standards"
  • "accounting standards"

Research terms:

  • Evidence-based
  • "Best practices"
  • Empirical
  • Longitudinal

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