Program Structure

Modules

The multi-disciplinary curriculum is constituted of 24 modules divided into three core pillars and the IO-MBA master thesis:

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Download the overall schedule for 2016-2017 here

Download the overall schedule for 2017-2018 here

1. The Global Context (7 modules)

1. Introduction to International Organizations & NGO
2. Conflict Resolution in Business & Politics
3. Business & Society
4. Leadership and Strategic Change in the UN system
5. Practice of International Relations
6. International Law and its Effects on IOs and NGOs
7. Cross Sector Partnerships

2. Business Fundamentals (13 modules)

8. Governance and Management Challenges in the UN System
9. Sustainable Finance
10. Risk Management
11. Leadership and Management in NPOs
12. Managing Across Cultures
13. Performance and Resource Management in NPOs
14. Business Plan
15. Doing Business in Emerging Markets
16. Designing Development Projects
17. Communication, Fundraising and Advocacy
18. Social Entrepreneurship
19. Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting
20. Global Strategy

3. Professional development (4 modules)

21. Self-Leadership
22. Change Management
23. Creative Problem Solving
24. Master thesis seminar

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