Education > Management

nonprofit management certificate

Provides a Solid Foundation in Nonprofit Operations

The Nonprofit Management Certificate Program, sponsored by Atmos Energy, is a cohort of seven full-day sessions that provide in-depth instruction on the key components of the operations of a nonprofit.

As a cohort, students learn together what it takes to operate a nonprofit organization in a rapidly changing environment. A mix of theory and practice, the certificate program covers governing, leading and managing, resource acquisition, outcomes evaluation, risk management and legal, and marketing.

Our instructors come from varied business and educational background with track records of success in their respective fields and areas of expertise.

Created with Sketch.

Session Overview:

  1. Understanding the Nonprofit Sector, Organization and Strategic Planning
  2. Program Planning, Evaluation, and Sustainability
  3. Human Resources and Volunteer Management
  4. Financial Management
  5. Fund Development
  6. Risk Management and Nonprofit Legal
  7. Branding, Marketing and PR

Please note: You must attend all seven sessions to obtain your certificate. 

Created with Sketch.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Identify major theories of management and explain the relevance of these principles to nonprofit management
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the organizational factors that indicate excellence in a nonprofit organization, including incorporation of ethics and values into the management of the organization
  3. Demonstrate the components of a nonprofit organization and the ways in which they should be managed in order to achieve internal consistency and integrity
  4. Demonstrate specific knowledge and points of view needed by nonprofit professionals
Sponsored by:
Created with Sketch.

CNM Dallas
6688 N. Central Expressway, Suite 250
Dallas, Texas 75206

Created with Sketch.

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

One hour break for lunch on your own.

Created with Sketch.


Early Bird Member Rate: $700
Regular Member Rate: $900
Non-Member Rate $1,200

Early Bird Member Rate Ends February 13.

Created with Sketch.
Session Dates:

1: February 20, 2020
2: February 27, 2020
3: March 5, 2020
4: March 26, 2020
5: April 2, 2020
6: April 16, 2020
7: April 30, 2020

Created with Sketch.

CNM Fort Worth
1701 River Run, Suite 1002
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Created with Sketch.

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

One hour break for lunch on your own.

Created with Sketch.


Early Bird Member Rate: $700
Regular Member Rate: $900
Non-Member Rate: $1,200

Early Bird Member Rate Ends March 17. 

Created with Sketch.
Session Dates:

1: March 24, 2020
2: March 31, 2020
3: April 7, 2020
4: April 14, 2020
5: April 21, 2020
6: April 28, 2020
7: May 5, 2020

* All CNM guests must park on the 6th level of the parking garage located next to the tall Westbend I office building where CNM is located. CNM’s lease agreement requires that CNM visitors park on this designated level. Violations will result in CNM’s eviction and/or your vehicle being towed. Thank you for helping us to be good tenants! Westbend parking garage is free, bright, clean, safe, video-monitored, and has elevators and music.

For nearly 40 years, CNM has helped strengthen nonprofits by offering affordable education and management consulting services to our members. We broadened our mission in early 2015 to strengthen communities by connecting and engaging nonprofits and other stakeholders through thought leadership, management expertise and outcomes technology.

Keep in Touch


6688 N. Central Expressway
Suite 1025
Dallas, TX 75206


Fort worth

1701 River Run
Suite 1002
Fort Worth, TX 76107