GCPA612-02A International Non-Governmental Organizations (with Staff)
Class sessions explore the critical tasks associated with managing NGOs working in international development, humanitarian assistance, and post-conflict intervention. Internal operational efficiency, strategic management, program performance, and sustainability of NGOs are examined. Issues such as ethics, funding, scale of operations, accountability, local participation, comparative advantage, and effectiveness will be highlighted. The course concentrates on providing an overview of key NGO management concepts and discusses practical tools for effective action. It is an introduction to essential skills such as strategic planning, advocacy, the use of the press, human resource management, fundraising, and budgets.