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(Online) Effective Program Development, May 6-August 11, 2024

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Class Start Date: May 6, 2024
Class End Date: August 11, 2024

Students may register and start the online course at almost any time within the term, and then have until the end of the term to complete the class.

This course addresses mission-driven program design and outcomes. It covers the importance of needs assessment, asset identification, research-based findings of needs, inclusive program strategies, program implementation strategies, logistics, marketing, and evaluation strategies. In addition, the need for allocation of program-related resources (staffing, space, and funding) is also addressed. The course is arranged into four primary areas.
  • Understand the framework for effective program design.
  • Gain an understanding of the importance of strategic planning for effective program design.
  • Understand how to determine appropriate resource allocation for programs.
  • How to market your program(s).
  • How to evaluate nonprofit programs.
  • Introduction
  • Framework for Program Planning
  • Program Design and Development
  • Resources and Promotion
  • Program Evaluation
  • Putting it All Together
  • Video lectures.
  • PowerPoint presentations.
  • Readings.
  • Other video resources.
  • Multiple choice comprehension quizzes for each module.
  • Cumulative essay questions requiring critical thinking and analysis.

Class Details

1 Session(s)
Online 24/7

NA - Online

Tucker Staley, Ph.D. 



Please read:  This online class is held in Canvas, our online learning management system. Participants may register and start the class at almost anytime within the term, and then have until the end of the term to complete all class requirements. Please review your confirmation email for login instructions.

Course Fee (USD): 


Registration Closes On
Saturday, July 27, 2024 @ 5:00 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
5/6/2024 - 8/11/2024 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Tucker Staley, Ph.D. 

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