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319.609.94 MANAGING NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS IN THE HEALTH SECTOR

Term: 4th term
Credits: 3 credits
Contact: Felicity Turner
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014
Course Instructor:
  • Goutam Sadhu
Description:

The course provides insight into the role of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in health and development; NGO concepts and philosophy; managerial challenges faced by non-government organizations; administrative, financial and organizational aspects of non-profit organizations.The course also covers the basic approaches of community participation and work being done by them, Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and development partners in this respect.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
After completion of this course, students will be able to: explain role of NGOs in health and development, and community mobilization; describe management and organizational issues and problems in NGO management; skills for setting up goals and management systems for functioning of NGO; Legal and institutional aspects of formation of NGO evaluation of performance of NGOs.

Methods of Assessment: Class participation 20%; Term paper 80%
Location: India
Enrollment Minimum: 5
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction: Letter Grade or Pass/Fail