Nonprofit Ethics and Compliance
After completing this course, the learner should be able to:
- Explain why nonprofit organizations are often held to higher ethical standards than for-profit corporations
- Identify the key ethical issues that nonprofits need to address
- Distinguish between mission, vision, and values statements
- Discuss the key elements of an organizational ethics code
- Articulate key ethical principles as they apply to nonprofit fundraising
- Identify the four different types of conflict-of-interest
- Name the steps in establishing a transparent executive compensation process
- Explain the three duties that nonprofit board members must follow
- Identify the key governance policies that nonprofits should adopt
- Explain the provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act that apply to nonprofits
- Explain why nonprofit organizations should adopt a social media policy
- Name the major duties of a compliance officer
- Identify the major IRS requirements for 501 (c) (3) organizations
- List the major areas in which nonprofit organizations must comply with state laws
- Name the major areas in which nonprofit organizations may need to comply with local laws
- Explain the concept of "compliance with the community"
- Badge and credit-awarding
- Games & Flashcards
- Video content
- Real-world case studies
- Audio-enabled in app
You may request a refund up to 5 days from the purchase date. The registration fee will only be refunded if less than 10% of the course has been completed. Completion percentage can be viewed on the Course Progress page from within the course.
This course has an "Ask the Expert" feature, which submits your questions directly to an expert in the field you are studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
This course does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.
Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs. Learners will have three attempts at all graded assessments.