20516 - MANAGEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND NGO'S
CLMG - M - IM - MM - AFC - CLEFIN-FINANCE - CLELI - ACME - DES-ESS - EMIT - GIO
Course taught in English
Go to class group/s: 31
- The context within which IIs and INGOs operate and present an overview of their main institutional and operational characteristics.
- Analysis of the United Nations system; programmes, funds and specialized agencies; governance systems.
- Challenges of the interactions between the IIs, the corporate sector and civil society organizations including INGOs, with a specific focus on development cooperation.
- Main strategic frameworks and declarations that frame IGO’s mandate Agenda 2030, Sustainable Development Goals, Aid effectiveness from Paris Declaration onwards - and overview of the main issues related to interagency coordination and management at global and country level.
- The International Financial Institutions (IMF, World Bank, Regional Development Banks) as well as the other relevant families of IGOs and INGOs.
- The managerial reforms, tools and systems in International Organizations: the main management functions, such as financial management, HR management, stakeholders management, profile management and branding, field operations' management, management control, performance measurement; with regards to both the activity of IIs and INGOs.
- Ethics and accountability for mission driven organizations and their executives.
The course is intended to be extremely interactive and participatory in nature. Group work, class presentations and a short version of the Model UN Simulation are part of the assessment for students regularly attending classes (validity: all exam sessions of academic year).
The final grade for this course for students regularly attending classes is based on
- Group assignments and contribution to class debate (50%).
- In class simulations - Position Paper (20%).
- Final examination (30%).
For non attending students
- Students not regularly attending classes are assessed through a written exam based on all materials posted on the e-learning platform of the textbook (100% of the final grade).
- E. Missoni, D. Alesani, Management of International Institutions and NGOs, Routdledge, 2013.