WANT TO TRANSFORM WORLDS?
ACPNS equips visionary individuals and organisations to transform worlds – through teaching, research and engagement.
Our strong sector links and real world teaching mean ACPNS stays at the leading edge of knowledge, providing our students with a teaching and research environment that is up-to-date and valuable to people interested in success in philanthropic, social enterprise and nonprofit action.
WHY STUDY AT ACPNS?
Our courses will empower you to make a difference.
• Study from wherever you are in Australia or New Zealand
• Six-week teaching periods allow you to get a valuable qualification under your belt in less than a year
• Our courses are globally-recognised and highly-regarded. Our alumni are sought after by nonprofit employers, both here and overseas
• Our lecturers are leaders in their fields, have a forefront role in sector research and a passion for teaching
• Studying at ACPNS means you may be eligible for grants and bursaries
• You don’t necessarily need an undergrad degree to enrol – QUT may take your work experience into account.
WHAT WILL I LEARN?
By undertaking the Graduate Certificate in Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies), you will acquire skills and knowledge in eight core areas:
Legal Issues for Philanthropic and Nonprofit Organisations
Fundraising Development Principles
Accounting and Finance Issues for Philanthropic & Nonprofit Organisations
Fundraising Development Techniques
Philanthropic and Nonprofit Frameworks of Governance
Management for Philanthropic and Nonprofit Organisations
Ethics for Philanthropic and Nonprofit Organisations
Introduction to Social Enterprise
Want to take your skills and knowledge a step further?
You can build on these units by undertaking the Master of Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies).
WHAT BURSARIES ARE AVAILABLE?
New students undertaking study in mid-2020 may be eligible to apply for grants and bursaries only available to ACPNS students.
But you’ll need to be quick!
WHERE WILL MY QUALIFICATIONS TAKE ME?
Our alumni are transforming worlds in many parts of the globe, from protecting animals and the environment to changing the lives of thousands of people for the better every day. You can too.
Watch this fab video to see how ACPNS alumni are transforming worlds.
81% – Percentage of ACPNS alumni working in senior/high level positions in the sector
11% – Percentage of ACPNS alumni working in countries other than Australia
9% – Percentage of ACPNS alumni who have founded their own nonprofit, philanthropic or social enterprise organisation
WHEN CAN I START?
If you apply now, you could be graduating next year!
By enrolling in our July 2020 intake for the Graduate Certificate in Business (Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies), you could be donning your graduation hat in mid-2021!
Want to chat?
We love to chat! If you have any questions, pick up the phone and give us a call. You’ll be speaking directly with someone at ACPNS who will be able to answer all your questions. Alternatively, email us for a free course information pack and we’ll pop it in the post for you today.