Online Course: Leadership and Administration for History Organizations

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DATES: July 1 – August 23, 2019

History museum leadership is more complex and demanding than ever before, requiring updated and innovative ways to meet mission and keep organizations healthy. Thoughtful, intentional museum administration and leadership matters, regardless of the size or focus of your organization. This online course covers governance and administrative structure, nonprofit status, mission and vision, board and staff responsibilities, the relationship between board and staff, strategic planning, human resource management, and leadership.


OPEN REGISTRATION: January 31 – June 21, 2019; 20 Person Limit

FORMAT: Online, weekly-paced course

LENGTH: 8 weeks; 3-4 hours per week

PARTICIPATION STYLE: Weekly one-hour online chats (schedule to be determined based on student availability); weekly assignments; final course assignment

MATERIALS: Two required texts 

CREDIT: Successful completion of this course will earn one credit toward the Small Museum Pro! certificate from AASLH.