About this course

Proficiency Area: Managing.

There are six primary skills to draw upon to understand your nonprofit’s unique environmental context. These skills will help you assess what’s going on in the world around your organization and help you develop actionable intelligence you can use to build your nonprofit’s sustainability.

In the second lesson toward your bronze Merit badge, you'll explore:

  • The six skills related to environmental context.

  • A skills self-assessment based on the six skills to determine where you are doing well...and where you could improve.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Environmental Context Skill-Building

  • 2

    Skills Used in Understanding Environmental Context

    • Skills to Improve Environmental Context Approaches

    • Check your learning

    • Skills Self-Check: Environmental Context

  • 3

    Closing thoughts...

    • Skill Expansion Resources

    • Reflections: Environmental Context

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