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  • Master of Science in International Affairs & NGOs

    MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS & NGOS

     

    DESCRIPTION

    The Master of International Affairs & NGOs is a genuinely multi-disciplinary professional degree that explores the political, economic, strategic, cultural and legal forces that shape our region and world. Taking advantage of International Management School Geneva location in Geneva, the world “capital” of NGOs, the degree equips students with the knowledge and skills for careers in a wide variety of sectors including government and foreign affairs, international organisations, national and international NGOs, and the private sector.

    As one of our students, you will examine contemporary issues in political economy, global trade, resource management, the role of international institutions, international security and arms control, international law, human rights, conflict management, and regional architecture.

    PACE

    Our MSc is delivered over 18 months (3 semesters) and the rhythm is organized in such a way that our students can work Part-Time, which paves the way for their employment. Our Career & Development Department offers Career & Outplacement services for our students.

    VALIDATION/THESIS

    At the end of the MSc, the student will have to defend a Thesis which will carry on one of the subjects studied during the programme’s Major.

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    CONTENT


    Strategy & General Management – 128h

    • Quality Management
    • Business PlanDevelopment (Harvard Business School Publishing)
    • Project Management (Harvard Business School Publishing)
    • Process Improvement (Harvard Business School Publishing)
    • International Business Law
    • Strategic HR Management, Retention)
    • Change Management (Harvard Business School Publishing)
    • Decision Making (Harvard Business School Publishing)
    • Lobbying Crisis Management (Harvard Business School Publishing)
    • IT security
    • Innovation Implementation (Harvard Business School Publishing)

    Accounting & Finance – 112h

    • Statistics
    • Accounting
    • Taxation
    • Internal Audit
    • Macro & Micro Economics
    • Corporate Finance
    • Ethics & Professional Standards
    • Global Economy
    • Political Sociology
    • Corporate Ethics

    Marketing & Communication – 112h

    • Strategic Marketing – Models
    • Consumer Studies
    • Competition Law
    • Brand Management
    • Price Setting
    • Core Competencies – Marketing
    • Leading a Sales Team
    • International Marketing
    • CRM & Sales Management
    • Sensorial Marketing

    Other – 116h

    • Innovation Day
    • Business English
    • Speaking with Confidence
    • Methodology
    • Thesis

    Major – 120h

    • Working in Risky Areas
    • Climate Changes
    • International Cooperation
    • Immigration Flows
    • International Policies
    • Social Networks & NGOs
    • Raising Funds

    Evaluation 

    • Mid-term Exams
    • Final Exams
    • Thesis Defense

    Learning expeditions


    Thesis