The Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) (18 ECTS) and the Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) (30 ECTS) in International Organizations Management were created to respond to the needs of professionals working in International Non-Profit Organizations (NPOs) of the Geneva area. As part-time courses, they allow participants to develop their technical, leadership and managerial skills in the context of international NPOs, and extend their knowledge of the socio-economic and political context in which they work.
The IO-MBA Program features state-of-the art teaching methods, including a mixture of lectures, case studies, and practical assignments, taught internationally recognized scholars and practitioners. Participants work in small multi-cultural and multi-professional groups that reflect the dynamic professional context within international organizations.
Participants are from over 20 different countries and come from professional diverse backgrounds. Having worked in IOs, NGOs, NPOs, or in public and private sector, participants have an average of five years of work experience. IO-MBA counts over 250 alumni working in diverse sectors in international development, including business, government, NGOs and social enterprise.
CAS & DAS in International Organizations Management – Program Overview