• Length:
    12 Weeks
  • Effort:
    2–3 hours per week
  • Price:

    FREE
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  • Institution
  • Subject:
  • Level:
    Introductory
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

Prerequisites

None

About this course

This course provides a progressive, holistic, Christian theological framework, in dialogue with other religious traditions, for wise personal and institutional financial stewardship.

The course explores ways we connect faith and money in multiple areas of our lives. It seeks to increase financial literacy in religious leaders offering practical steps to reduce indebtedness and execute theologically and ethically informed financial planning both as individuals and as leaders within their respective institutions. The course offers guidance on building healthy nonprofit organizations and carrying out values-based fundraising.

What you'll learn

What you’ll learn:
  • How to employ principles, practices, and tools for wise financial stewardship
  • Understanding of the long-term consequences of debt and steps for managing and reducing debt
  • Ways to assess strategies for socially responsible investing
  • Appraisal of financial reports and organizational features of faith-based non-profits
  • Evaluation of approaches to faith-based fundraising

Meet your instructors

Bryan Stone
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs School of Theology
Boston University
Kathryn House
Course Coordinator
Boston University

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