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319.609.94 Managing Non-Governmental Organizations in the Health Sector


Health Policy and Management
4th term
3 credits
Academic Year:
2017 - 2018
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Felicity Turner
Course Instructor :
  • Goutam Sadhu

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 Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain role of NGOs in health, 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 aspec
Methods of Assessment:

Class participation 20%; Term paper 80%

Enrollment Restriction:

Only students enrolled in the MPH program with IIHMR, Jaipur are permitted in this section

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This section is offered in Jaipur, India