Continuing Education Courses

Welcome to the registration page for our Winter 2019 courses in Marlboro College's Continuing Education Program (CEP). Taking a class with us is an excellent professional development experience and also an introduction to Marlboro's degree programs.

  • Registration: November 25 - January 4
  • Courses begin: January 11
  • Drop/add deadline: January 20. Our refund policy applies to withdrawals after this date.
  • Trimester ends April 20
  • Tuition: Classes are $500 to audit or $794 per credit. 

Degree program info: Academics section

Questions, contact our graduate admissions office at (888) 258-5665 x505, or

This course will cover the basic laws, customs and ethical considerations governing nonprofit organizations. We will study board roles, responsibilities and liabilities; the tax code and associated responsibilities; relevant provisions of employment law; and issues of legal and fraud protection.

Description: This course will explore, challenge, and acknowledge the role organizations play in participating in and being catalysts for addressing systemic inequality, equity and inclusion at both the organizational and societal levels. The work we will engage in provides an overview of key concepts, historical perspectives, practices, and systems level strategies for leading organizations which embody a commitment to diversity and social justice in their internal systems as well as their external practices, policies, and engagement with their communities. This introductory management course is predicated on the assumption that the performance of all organizations must be judged, not only in terms of their financial performance, but also by their accountability and commitment to equity and justice in how they engage in and embody their missions.

The central purpose of this course is increase students competency in 5 foundational elements of successful business communication: online presence, virtual meetings, public speaking, data communication, and email. While most business professionals can do these things moderately well - or are excellent at some of them - few of us are in the top 5% at all five skills. This class will give you the tools and practice to get there. This is a practical, tool oriented, course. An explicit goal of the course is make practicing clear communication as relevant to the students professional life as possible. Students will have the opportunity to apply the skills of the course to real meetings, presentations, and virtual communications in their daily life. The course will be organized in three sections: before they meet you; when they meet you; after they meet you. In each section the class will dive into several types of communication and the tools to excel at them. Students will walk away from the course prepared to succeed in their other graduate school coursework and in their professional communications.

Whether you are tasked with facilitating in service of a coalition meeting, team meeting, working group, committee, or cultivating a community, how you authentically step into that role will greatly impact the success of the group. In this course we will become a community of practice that will explore ideas and engage in activities designed to cultivate the awareness, presence, and skills for building vibrant environments that unleash groups collective intelligence and creativity.

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The tuition cost for regular CEP courses is listed next to the course information above. The withdrawal deadline for individual courses is 11:59 pm on the 10th day of each trimester. If a course is withdrawn from after this date, our refund policy will apply. Our full refund policy can be found in our Student Handbook.

To pay please make a check or money order payable to Marlboro College and send it to:

Marlboro College
PO Box 801
Brattleboro, VT 05302-0801

Alternately, bills will be posted to your online account after the 10th day of the start of the trimester. You will be notified when the online bill is uploaded. Bills are due within 30 days of being posted.

Acknowledgment of Financial Responsibility

I hereby assume full responsibility for payment of my account with Marlboro College. I understand that my payment is late if it is not made within 30 days after it becomes due as indicated on the account statement, and at that time my account is considered outstanding. I also understand that in the event my payment is late, I am responsible for any and all reasonable collection costs incurred to collect said payment, including any interest, late charge, fee, or other expense incidental to the principal obligation, including but not limited to attorney's fees and third-party collection services. I further understand that Marlboro College shall charge interest on any outstanding account balance at the rate of 12%.

Acknowledgment of Receipt of the Student Handbook

I have read and reviewed the text of the Student Handbook and I agree to abide by the policies outlined therein. In particular, I understand my rights under the Federal Education Right to Privacy Act, and I understand that I may ask Marlboro College to modify my directory information preferences. Furthermore, I have read and understand the Marlboro College Tuition Refund Policy as written in the Student Handbook.