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Governance of not for profit organisations (6 points)


Leader: Dr Ken Coghill

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: This unit covers the roles, responsibilities, composition and functions of boards in the not-for-profit sector and the management performance and accountability challenges presented by these. Also examined is the legal framework in which not-for-profit organisations operate, the implications for management, including incorporation, director's duties, taxation, insolvency, property and contract law, and the relationships between these organisations and their stakeholders, including governments.

Assessment: Essay (3500 words): 30% + Syndicate assignment (2000 words): 20% + Final assignment (4500 words): 50%

Contact Hours: 3-hour class per week

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