Master's Degree in NPO in Europe

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A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

An NPO, or non-profit organization, is a company that works to provide charitable help to communities all around the world. Students learn how to help bring human service, healthcare, education, and environmental benefits to certain areas.

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

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Master in Management - Specialization in Social Enterprise Management

HEC-ULg Management School
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Liege

HEC-Management School (HEC-ULg) trains creative managers who will be responsible for building the future of businesses and organizations in a cross-cultural world. In its peaks of excellence, HEC-ULg carries out internationally recognized research, which is close to the economic world. HEC-ULg is also active in economic development at the European trans-regional level. [+]

Master in Management of Social Enterprises

The "Management of Social Enterprises" option gives management science students the opportunity to acquire skills which are common to all the options of the Masters in Management Sciences, whilst at the same time fostering the development of skills useful in social enterprises and, more broadly, teaching them to consider the social, ethical and environmental aspects at the very heart of economic activity.

"Management of Social Enterprises" aims to teach students:

An ability to analyze: analyze and anticipate social stakes, understand the diverse forms of economic organizations, their roles and specificities; Operational knowledge: know the environment (economic, political, legal) in which social enterprises operate, learn the managerial practices adapted to social enterprises, master the tools adapted to their specificities; A network of contacts: meet the main actors in the Belgian social economy, make contacts with similar experiments in Europe and the rest of the world; A stimulating context for launching social entrepreneurship projects. ... [-]

Master in Responsible Management

Steinbeis University Berlin Institute Corporate Responsibility Management
Online & Campus Combined Full time Part time 15 months October 2017 Germany Berlin + 1 more

Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) - The objective of the Master´s Program is to champion responsible management by developing a new generation of business leaders capable of handling the complex challenges faced by business, society and the environment in the twenty-first century. [+]

MA in Responsible Management

Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) - The objective of the Master´s Program is to champion responsible management by developing a new generation of business leaders capable of handling the complex challenges faced by business, society and the environment in the twenty-first century.

The Master of Arts in Responsible Management (MRM) aims to give students a broad overview of responsible management within the business context, specifically focusing on theoretical debates within the discipline, business ethics, sustainability and strategic management. The courses aim to equip participants with both the theoretical knowledge and the practical skills necessary to be responsible managers. The key learning outcomes/goals of the program, in conjunction with the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (UN PRME), are:... [-]


Master in Social Economics

University of Minho - School of Economics and Management
Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Portugal Braga

This Programme allows students to deepen their previous education in economics. It also envisages to explore the emerging fields of the third sector, sustainability of Non-Profit Organisations, as well as more specific realities of Economic Science, in particular, Tourism Economics, the Economics of Sports and Welfare Economics, and thus prepare students to conduct scientific research. [+]

Masters in NPO in Europe 2017. Justification and Purpose This Programme allows students to deepen their previous education in economics. It also envisages to explore the emerging fields of the third sector, sustainability of Non-Profit Organisations, as well as more specific realities of Economic Science, in particular, Tourism Economics, the Economics of Sports and Welfare Economics, and thus prepare students to conduct scientific research. Hence, it unfolds a double objective: Strengthen the EEG advanced academic offer in innovative domains of Economics; Offer advanced training in the field of the Social Economics. It is a three-semester-long programme which comprises 100 ECTS; the two first semester is dedicated to coursework. Coursework (first year) aims at strengthening the students’ soft skills and endowing students with a thorough knowledge of Economics Science applied to the Third Sector – through course units as diverse as the Economics of Tourism, the Economics of Institutions, or Multiculturalism, Citizenship and Social Inclusion. Hence, this Master Degree curriculum is largely rich in terms of contexts and areas of expertise, allowing for a wide range of specialisations when preparing the dissertation, or project or internship + report (to complete during the third semester) Holders of the Master Programme in Social Economics will be highly skilled professionals able to solve the most complex problems and challenges of a vast business and economic sector. Are you looking for a far-reaching training, in an innovative domain and which is deemed fundamental to the progress of the Third Sector? The Master Programme in Social Economics at EEG will enhance the prospects of your future career in this field. [-]

MA Civil Society, NGO and Non-Profit Studies

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

This new and currently relevant MA in Civil Society, NGO and Non-profit Studies is offered by the University of Kent's highly respected School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research; we are proud to have been ranked at [+]

This new and currently relevant MA in Civil Society, NGO and Non-profit Studies is offered by the University of Kent's highly respected School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research; we are proud to have been ranked at 4th in the UK in the most recent RAE. As a recognised world, European and national leader in theoretical and applied social science with a strong liberal arts component, the School is uniquely well positioned to deliver this wide ranging and multi-faceted programme utilising contemporary research knowledge. The MA in Civil Society, NGO and Non-profit Studies is designed for well qualified, reflective, curious and profoundly motivated students who wish to gain knowledge of, and the ability to critically analyse, the role that civil society organisations do and should play in political, social and economic life. This new MA is exceptional in the field in terms of its breadth and depth. For example, most programmes in this area tend to focus largely on management and organisational issues and are associated with business studies style approaches. This MA, by contrast, is able to capitalise on the extraordinary range of multi-disciplinary expertise to be found at SSPSSR and the Faculty of Social Science, capitalising on cutting edge knowledge in policy studies, sociology and political analysis. Context for the new MA: The growth of international scholarship and policy interest in civil society The motivations for this area of study differ from place to place: in the UK, for example, emphasis is being placed on this sphere’s pivotal role as a anchor for the ‘Big Society’, and as a response to the limitations of the State; in many parts of East Central Europe, its capability to act as an alternative to market excesses which are given particular weight; while in the developing world it is often its role as an agent for democratisation that attracts most attention. But whatever the balance of reasons, it is agreed that we need to invest in the advancement of knowledge about this part of our social infrastructure. International research effort has accordingly proliferated in this area. Specialist international associations like ISTR, the International Society for Third Sector Research, have flourished over the past decade or more; nationally based groups, like VSSN in the UK and ARNOVA in the US have increasingly embraced the international and comparative dimension in their fora and events; and many disciplinary scholarly associations now include special interest groups focusing on core aspects of this sphere. Included here are nonprofit enterprise (economics and business studies), altruism, philanthropy and social movements (sociology), pro-social behaviours (social psychology), social capital and governance (political science), and long term trajectories of third sector-state interdependence (historical studies). The course is suitable for: - Internationally oriented students who have specialised or majored in undergraduate programmes in civil society, non-profit studies, policy studies or related areas, and wish to develop, deepen and broaden their existing knowledge - Practitioners working for or with civil society organisations, who have acquired experiential knowledge of aspects of this sphere, and who now wish to deepen their understanding more systematically by engaging with the latest frameworks and techniques for reflection and analysis - Employees from local, national and international public bodies and third sector representative and voice bodies, who need to develop insights on civil society as part of their efforts to frame, design, implement, analyse and critique civil society policies The course is flexibly organised, and may be undertaken on a full-time (one year) or part-time (two year) basis. The core, mandatory modules provide a uniquely insightful overview of the long term development of social science thinking about civil society; equip students with the ability to understand and put to work the most relevant approaches to the subject from across disciplines; and provide training in methodological matters. Students then choose from a range of options with strong relevance for civil society development, covering social movements; philanthropy and fundraising; international social policy analysis, and other bodies of knowledge within particular fields. Students obtain a Diploma on successfully completing these modules. However, many will seek to obtain the full MA by completing a closely supervised dissertation during the summer months which allows them to explore their particular area of interest in depth. [-]

Master Management - Ausrichtung Non-Profit-Management

FOM Hochschule
Campus October 2017 Germany Frankfurt am Main Hamburg Cologne Stuttgart Düsseldorf Essen + 4 more

Für Berufstätige mit erstem akademischen Abschluss, die gehobene Management- Positionen in gemeinnützigen Organisationen z. B. im Sozial- und Gesundheitswesen erreichen möchten. [+]

Management - Ausrichtung Non-Profit-Management

Abschluss: Master of Arts (M.A.)

Auch wenn sie idealistische Ziele verfolgen, bedeutet dies noch lange nicht, dass Non-Profit-Organisationen nicht unternehmerisch denken und handeln müssen. Sie stehen - oft mehr noch als profitorientierte Firmen - vor der Herausforderung, mit knappen Mitteln maximale Wirkung zu erzielen. Die Glaubwürdigkeit und Transparenz ihres Handelns hat dabei oberste Priorität. Dieser Master-Studiengang vermittelt Ihnen neben fundiertem Know-how in allgemeiner Betriebswirtschaftslehre spezifische Kenntnisse für das Management von gemeinnützigen Organisationen. In diesem Sinne widmen Sie sich u. a. den besonderen (steuer-)rechtlichen Regelungen, denen NPOs z. B. bei der Beschaffung und Verwendung finanzieller Mittel unterliegen. Des Weiteren lernen Sie, Organisationsstrukturen aufzubauen, die eine effiziente und effektive Realisierung gesellschaftlich relevanter Leistungen und Projekte ermöglichen. ... [-]


Master in Economics and Development

University of Florence
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Florence

The two years Master of Sciences program aims at providing students with the following skills and key competences: capacity to conduct theoretical and applied research in the fields of economic development, poverty analysis and international cooperation and integration; and, more generally in local, national and global development policy; ability to develop and manage complex cooperation programs within national and... [+]

The two years Master of Sciences program aims at providing students with the following skills and key competences: Capacity to conduct theoretical and applied research in the fields of economic development, poverty analysis and international cooperation and integration; and, more generally in local, national and global development policy; Ability to develop and manage complex cooperation programs within national and international organizations including Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and private sector companies with an interests in developing countries; Capability to evaluate and formulate global and sectorial economic policies. Learning outcomes and career opportunities Graduates will be able to collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative information from local, national and international datasets. They will also be able to apply decision methodologies and analysis within full or incomplete information frameworks. During the MSc students will acquire the tools they need to write their masters thesis. They may also participate in a study exchange program and/or take up internships in international organisations and NGOs. The MSc program offers a range of distinct pathways that can be tailored to the individual student's preferences and needs. The program is divided into 5 compulsory courses and a choice from a list of 12 optional courses. Individual study programmes can be organised around three distinct pathways: Development Economics, maintaining a generic curriculum of exams; Quantitative analysis for Developing Economies, which equips students with advanced quantitative methods and skills for studying economic development phenomena; Development Studies for Local Development and International Cooperation, which complements advanced training in development economics with a broader understanding of local and international development that draws on cross-disciplinary social science. The degree program includes innovative seminar program and courses which draw on the knowledge of development experts and professionals from other universities and organisations. Each student will receive the support of a tutor to help guide their studies and coordinate learning activities. The MSc in Development Economics is ideal for medium-high level entry into research or professional jobs in the field of economic and/or social development. Notable careers include academic teaching and research, civil service appointments and posts in national and international organisations. Graduates are also eligible to apply for the Ph.D. programme in Development Economics at the University of Florence (admission is based on a selection test). They will also be well placed to access a range of doctoral programmes in other universities. [-]