One of the board's primary duties is to hire and manage the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) called the executive director. The CEO is in charge of carrying out the programs and plans outlined by the executive board of directors.

What is nonprofit management?

The work of a nonprofit manager is to oversee nonprofit or not-for-profit organizations. ... Nonprofit managers are typically in charge of financial and operational responsibilities for these organizations, and they play a large role in fundraising as well.

In addition, the course explains the role and day-to-day management of a nonprofit organization by the chief executive.