Describe the organization, name, and location. Discuss why
you chose to create this organization. Explain why the organization is needed
and purpose. Also, provide a brief statement on the history and background of
the problem in the community. Describe how your organization will address the
needs of the community, the services, the programs offered, and the population
Mission Statement and Goals and Objectives
The mission statement summarizes why the organization exists
and objectives. Goals are clear statements of how the organization’s mission
will be accomplished. Objectives are stated measurements in dollars and
percentages to determine the progress of activities required to achieve goals.
The goals and objectives are a separate section.
Describe the organizational structure, job descriptions of
personnel, and their role in the organization. This includes staff, volunteers,
and leaders such as those making organizational, financial, and policy decisions.
Also, include a code of ethics that will address ethical issues related to
conflict of interest, accountability, and transparency among personnel. (Ethics
are covered in Week 7.)
Describe the systematic process or steps the organization
will take to achieve its goals and objectives. Also, discuss how the
organization will utilize its resources such as board members, staff,
volunteers, equipment, and software to fulfill the organization’s mission.
Discuss whom the organization will target for funding and
whom it will provide services to. Also, describe the techniques and strategies
it will utilize to get the message out to the public.
Discuss how the organization will generate revenue by
describing the types of funding and grants it will seek. Also, create a budget
sheet that shows projected expenditures such as rent, payroll, equipment, and
Describe the organization’s plan to evaluate its performance
and measure the impact of services and programs for improvement.
Course Project Timeline
Below is a suggested timeline that will help you complete
the Course Project by the due date. Also, as you work through the sections each
week, utilize the information from the textbook, lectures, assignments, and
class discussions to help you complete the Course Project.
Week Section to
Mission Statement/Goals and Objectives
Paper Format Guidelines
Below is information that must be included in the final
Papers must be 8–10 pages in length, double-spaced, and with
12-point font. Include a cover page, table of contents, introduction, body of
the report, summary or conclusion, and references.
References are mandatory. At least eight outside references
are required (anonymous authors or web pages are not acceptable). At least
three of those sources must be academic or scholarly articles from the Keller
library. These should be listed on the last page, titled References. Please
view the tutorial about scholarly articles at the end of this Course Project
APA or MLA format and citations are required.
Cover page—Include whom you prepared the paper for, who
prepared it, and the date.
Table of contents—List the main ideas and section of your
paper and the pages in which they are located. The illustrations should be
Body of your report—The body of the report will include all
of the sections listed below.
All DeVry University policies are in effect including the
No late papers will be accepted.
Submit your Course Project to the Dropbox, located at the
top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these step-by-step
See the Syllabus section “Due Dates for Assignments
& Exams” for due date information.
Course Project Grading Rubric
Description of organization, why it was created, why it is
needed, and its purpose
Description of how the organization will address the needs
of the community and background of the problem in the community
Description of services and programs the organization
provides and the population it will serve
Description of organization’s mission statement, goals, and
Description of organizational structure, job description of
personnel and role in the organization
Description of personnel code of ethics
Description of systematic process the organization will take
to achieve its goals and objectives
Description of how the organization will utilize human,
financial, and organizational resources
Description of marketing plan
Description of strategies for generating revenue
Development of a projected budget sheet
Description of organization’s program evaluation process
Paper links theory to relevant examples of current
experience and industry practice and uses the vocabulary of the theory
Content of the overall course project is comprehensive,
accurate, and/or persuasive
Uses at least eight sources and least three from scholarly
or academic articles from Keller library
Paper is 8–10 pages with 12-point font, double-spaced,
includes a cover page, table of contents, section headings, in-text citations,
and reference page
Readability and Style
Paragraph transitions are logical and maintain the flow
throughout the presentation.
The tone is appropriate to the content and assignment.
Sentences are clear and concise.
Sentences are well constructed, with consistently strong,
Sentence transitions are present and maintain the flow of
Rules of grammar, usage, and punctuation are followed.
Spelling is correct.
The paper is submitted in APA format.