Description Strategic Alliances is one of eight nonprofit management courses in the Learning Institute Certificate Series. The course presents standard nonprofit concepts, vocabulary, and strategies through a 90-minute video presentation. A downloadable participant guide reinforces the presentation and contains worksheets and an Organizational Assessment Tool to assist with post-training implementation. The course takes from six to nine hours to complete. This offer allows one student to enroll in this course. The course is available online to this student for one year. Benefits for Organizations If you lead or manage a nonprofit organization or public library, you can learn how to: Understand the trends that are leading organizations to develop strategic alliances Explore the types of strategic alliances available to nonprofit organizations Learn principles critical to the development of successful alliances Expert Teacher The course was prepared by David Campbell and Richard Jones. David Campbell is assistant professor of public administration in the College of Community and Public Affairs at Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York. In that role, he teaches courses in nonprofit management, public administration, policy analysis, and related areas. Richard Jones is President and CEO of Metropolitan Family Services in Chicago, Illinois, one of the largest private human service agencies in the country. The course moderator is Joan Cybela, a professor and distance education specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension. Additional presenters are Peter Goldberg, President and CEO of Alliance for Children & Families, and David La Piana, the founder of La Piana Associates, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in mergers or other forms of strategic restructuring for nonprofit organizations. Test Your Computer Before Requesting Before you request this product, test your computer's ability to play the video presentation by playing the samples at: http://www.snpo.org/lino/catalog/samples.php. Certificate Available at an Extra Cost A certificate is not part of the TechSoup offer; it is available through the Learning Institute program of the Society for Nonprofit Organizations (SNPO). Participants can earn 0.6 of a continuing education unit (CEU) for each course from Michigan State University by paying an additional fee to the Learning Institute and submitting completed assignments for evaluation. Successful completion of CEU assignments for the entire series entitles them to the Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership and Management from SNPO and Michigan State University. Memberships Available from SNPO at Full Price Aside from the Learning Institute courses offered through TechSoup, SNPO offers memberships at three price levels. These memberships provide products and services that help members accomplish their missions more effectively. Choose Carefully The administrative fee for this product is not refundable, and the product cannot be exchanged. Obtaining This Product When TechSoup approves your donation request, we will send a message to your organization email address with instructions for obtaining and activating this product.