DAS – Effective Management of IOs and NGOs

2fotolia_93187856_m_1The Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) Effective Management of IOs and NGO includes 12 modules and can be completed over 1 to 3 academic years, through a flexible and accessible schedule.

The 12 modules are divided as follows:

6 core-modules (mandatory modules):

  • Effective Communication
  • Leadership and Management in Non Profit Organizations
  • Risk Management
  • Cross Sector Partnerships
  • Communication, Fundraising and Advocacy
  • Social Entrepreneurship & Business Plan

and 6 elective modules to be selected from the list below:

  • Governance & Management challenges in the UN system
  • Team Leadership
  • Self-Leadership / Online module
  • Practice of International Relations
  • Sustainable Finance
  • Change Management / Online module
  • Leadership and Strategic Change in the UN
  • Conflict Resolution in Business & Politics
  • Designing Development Projects
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Global Strategy / Online module
  • Business & Society
  • Managing Across Cultures
  • International Law and its Effects on IOs and NGOs
  • International Trade
  • Doing Business in Emerging Markets
  • Performance & Resource Management in NPOs
  • Global Innovation Management

Download detailed module outlines with dates

Given the modular structure of the program, participants can plan their classes in advance, around their work schedule. Each module involves 24 hours of classroom time, as well as an assessment (a variety of methods will be used, such as take-home exams, essays, presentations or class-based exams).

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