About this course

Proficiency Area: Managing.

Let’s consider what it looks like when a nonprofit effectively uses its ability to understand the external forces at play in its world and how this understanding fits into the broader planning process.

In the third (and final) lesson toward your bronze Merit badge, you'll explore:

  • Understanding your nonprofit’s environmental context to build sustainability.

  • How your environmental context can inform each aspect of the planning process.

  • A three-part strategic planning framework that maps to environmental levels and determines control.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • Exploring Environmental Context Effectiveness

  • 2

    Effectively Using Environmental Context

    • Effectively Using Environmental Context

    • Measuring Environmental Context Ability

    • Check your learning

  • 3

    Closing thoughts...

    • Environmental Context Resources

    • Bronze Badge Transcripts

    • Environmental Context Bronze Badge Wrap-Up

    • Before you go...

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