What you'll learn
Welcome to the Course
Introduction to International Organizations
The Shifting Context for International Organizations
Leadership in the UN System
Public Private Partnerships
Marketing & Fundraising
This course provides an introduction to International Organizations and the United Nations, and explores how business and management tools can be applied in these settings to achieve better, more effective results. With a focus on cross-sector partnerships in a changing world, the course offers you insights into the inner workings of international organizations and the challenges they face today.
It will introduce you to effective, state-of-the art management tools and principles to help you lead change in this world – taught by senior staff of international organizations themselves. This is an introductory course offered by the International Organizations MBA (IO-MBA) of the University of Geneva, an executive program for change-makers in international organizations, NGOs and social ventures.
Access to a computer or mobile device with an internet connection.
Motivation to learn!
There are no special materials or prerequisite knowledge required for this course.
Who this course is for
Students who are new to this field
Students willing to put in a couple hours to learn about International Organizations Management
Advanced students wanting to add another skill to their portfolio
Gilbert Probst – Professor, Organization and Management – Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences
Sebastian Buckup – Visiting professor – International Organizations MBA
Bruce Jenks – Visiting professor – International Organizations MBA
Stephan Mergenthaler – Visiting professor – International Organizations MBA
Cassandra Quintanilla – Teaching and research assistant – International Organizations MBA
Lea Stadtler – Research Fellow – Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences
Claudia Gonzalez Romo – Visiting professor – International Organizations MBA
Julian Fleet – Visiting professor – International Organizations MBA
Tina Ambos – Academic Director of the International Organizations MBA – Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences
This course includes
Option for learning at your own pace
Videos and reading material about the course
Assessed tasks with feedback from other course participants
Evaluated tests with feedback
Evaluated programming tasks