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MGT 5341 Christian Economics I
Explores the theory and practice of Christian economics and its application to developing funding campaigns for churches and charities. This course will begin with a study of God’s economic plan as derived from the Scriptures and continue to explore biblically-based praxis as exemplified in the economic life of Israel and the early Christian church. 3 credits. Dr. McLeod.
MGT 5401 Financial Management for Non-Profit Organizations
This course will focus on finance and budgeting aspects of leading a non-profit organization, addressing the specific concerns of religious leaders with little background in business and finance who desire to be good stewards of what God has entrusted to them. Topics include: reading financial statements, creating and managing budgets, supervising investments and endowments, measuring performance, identifying fraud, and other accounting issues. 3 credits. Mr. Eric Holt.
MGT 5402 Fundraising and Grant-Writing for Non-Profit Organizations
This course provides a hands-on approach to developing grant writing skills for not-for-profit professionals. It includes some examination of the similarities and differences between grant-writing and fundraising. All aspects of proposal development will be examined: idea generation, identification of potential funding sources, writing letters of inquiry, and working on the proposal itself. In this practical “how-to” course students will actually write and apply for grants. 3 credits. Dr. Isaacs
MGT 5501 Public Relations
Public relations is a vital mission for any organization as it seeks to make its message known to an indifferent or even hostile public. Public relations includes efforts at improving and managing an organization’s reputation, communicating the message, and engaging in efforts to change public policy. It also includes efforts to better understand the public through analyzing trends, market research, etc. In addition to understanding the role of public relations, students will learn various public relation strategies and skills, including how to write a press release, do a TV interview, attract media attention to an event, manage a hostile press, and influence legislation. Case studies of PR campaigns by the Unification movement will be examined. 3 credits. Faculty.
MGT 5390 Independent Study in Management
1‑3 credits. Faculty.
MGT 6390 Thesis/Project in Management
4 credits. Must be accompanied by the Divinity Colloquium, MIN 5801. Faculty.