Course: Basis of non-profit & non-governmental sector

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Course title Basis of non-profit & non-governmental sector
Course code KBI/ZNS01
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 3
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Ditrich Tomáš, RNDr. Ph.D.
  • Papežová Nikola, Bc.
Course content
1.a 2. The basic information about non-profit organization. Terminology. History. Variaty and types and activities of NO. 3. a 4. Run and system functioning of NNO. Importance of NNO. Strategy planning. 5. a 6.. Fundraising and money sources. 7. a 8. Public relation. Annual report. Evaluvation and benefits of NNO in the Czech republic and in the world.. 9. a 10. NNO aimed at environment and nature conservation. 11. a 12. Examples of good practice. 13. a 14. Summary topics. Discuss and questions. Time allowance.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Dialogic (discussion, interview, brainstorming), Work with text (with textbook, with book), Work activities (workshops), Graphic and art activities
Learning outcomes
Nomenclature - notions and terms. The importance of non-government (non-profit) organization, its history, classification in agreement with targeted groups (clients), cash flow (strategy planning). An empirical examples with view to environmental NNOs.
The students become acquainted with NNOs, its activities and system functioning. The orientation on non profit organizations should help the students when their entering in work.

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Student portfolio analysis

To process project of NNO - poster, test.
Recommended literature
  • Kažmiersky, T. a Pecl, P.:. Projektové a strategické plánování pro neziskové organizace. Praha: REC a CpKP, 2003.
  • Kol. autorů:. Dobrovolníci v neziskových organizacích. Praha: ICN, 2001.
  • Silver, S.:. Vztahy se sdělovacími prostředky: příručka pro nevládní organizace. Nedatováno.
  • Šilhánková, H. a kol.:. Neziskové organizace v oblasti sociální, zdravotní, lidských práv a národnostních menšin v ČR. Praha: NROS, 1996.
  • Šilhánková, H. a kol.:. Základní informace o neziskovém sektoru. Praha: NROS, 1996.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Nature and Environmental Education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 3 Recommended year of study:3, Recommended semester: Winter