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Welcome to the Course

Welcome to this course on International Organizations Management. Over the next five weeks, we will explore the inner workings of International Organizations and the United Nations and learn how business and management tools can be applied in these settings. The course is structured into five modules, each with a focus on a different aspect of international organizations, and includes lectures, discussions and readings to dive deeper into particular topics. To qualify for a course certificate, you must complete and score above 80% on all five of the end of module quizzes. See more details in the course syllabus below, then let's get started with Week 1!

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1 vidéo (Total 4 min), 2 lectures, 1 quiz
2 lectures
Learn more about the IO-MBA programme10 min
Course Syllabus5 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Test your knowledge before you start (not graded)20 min
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4 heures pour terminer

Introduction to International Organizations

In the first module of our course on International Organizations Management, we provide an overview of the historical context and different ways of classifying international organizations in today's contemporary world. We will focus in particular on the United Nations – its origins, purposes, mandate, structure and activities – as the most important inter-governmental organization that coordinates global action on peace and security, humanitarian protection, human rights, and economic and social development.

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9 vidéos (Total 84 min), 5 lectures, 1 quiz
9 vidéos
Early examples of international organizations5 min
Historical context of international organizations11 min
Taxonomy - Different ways to classify organizations15 min
The UN Charter and basic principles11 min
The UN governance system6 min
The UN Security Council6 min
ECOSOC and the Sustainable Development Goals10 min
UN Secretariat and Secretary General14 min
5 lectures
Explore the UN System20 min
Additional Readings20 min
Additional Readings40 min
UN Charter10 min
Explore the SDGs15 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz week 120 min
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The Shifting Context for International Organizations

In our second module, we will turn to the practice of international relations to understand how states engage with each other and other actors on the global stage. Today, international relations are about much more than the traditional study of states, security and power. From growing anti-trade sentiments, to the impact of climate change, to cyber-security in a hyper-connected world, most of the security threats of the 21st century will require greater cooperation across borders and collective action from governments, private sector and civil society. These shifts raise important questions for the future functioning of international organizations.

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9 vidéos (Total 59 min), 4 lectures, 1 quiz
9 vidéos
Networks and Hierarchies11 min
Global supply chains and production networks6 min
Regional and plurilateral trade agreements5 min
Global efforts to address climate change6 min
Practical example - Combating deforestation3 min
Internet history and cyber-security of nation states9 min
Internet governance and global policy debates3 min
Conclusion 7 min
4 lectures
Additional Readings15 min
Additional Readings20 min
Additional Readings20 min
Additional Readings20 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz week 220 min
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Leadership in the UN System

Now that you have a better understanding of the UN system, its shifting context, challenges and opportunities, we move on to explore the concept and practice of leadership in the UN. In this module, we will outline a conceptual framework and key literature on UN leadership. We explore different styles of leadership and examples of the practice of leadership by successive Secretaries General. We analyze several instruments of leadership – leadership through the power of convening, setting goals, marshalling evidence, and what we refer to as visionary leadership. We conclude by examining prospects for future UN leadership and multilateralism in a changing world.

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12 vidéos (Total 111 min), 5 lectures, 1 quiz
12 vidéos
UN strategic alignment and creating space10 min
Expectations of the Secretary-General10 min
Authority of the Secretary-General in the UN Charter11 min
Example: Dag Hammarskjöld on creating space15 min
UN convening power and high-level panels11 min
UN leadership through setting goals7 min
UN leadership through data and bold visions11 min
Introduction to Part 4 and 553s
Four scenarios on the future of multilateralism7 min
The UN's role in norms and global public goods7 min
Conclusions 4 min
5 lectures
Strategy and Leadership20 min
Dag Hammarskjöld20 min
Additional Readings20 min
Additional Readings30 min
Additional Readings30 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz week 320 min
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4 heures pour terminer

Public Private Partnerships

The shifting context for international organizations makes collaboration on global challenges more important, but also more difficult. In addition to collaboration between nation states in traditional international organisations, public private partnerships (PPPs) have emerged as an innovative model for collaboration that transcends the conventional boundaries of the public sector, private sector and civil society. In this module, you will learn about the role of cross-sector partnerships in addressing today's complex challenges as well as the unique management approaches that are needed to bring diverse stakeholders together. We will set out theoretical frameworks to assess the opportunities and challenges of partnership, and apply these frameworks to examples of partnerships between international organisations and business, public agencies, and civil society.

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9 vidéos (Total 82 min), 6 lectures, 1 quiz
9 vidéos
What do we mean by Public Private Partnerships?11 min
Why do international organizations engage in PPPs?13 min
Sectoral strengths and differences in PPPs8 min
Practical examples of PPPs in action6 min
Partnership life cycle and operational model10 min
Partnership governance structure11 min
How to prepare and select suitable partners7 min
The role of broker organizations in partnerships10 min
6 lectures
What is the role of businesses in sustainable development?20 min
The complexity of cross-sector relationships10 min
Are partnerships a panacea?30 min
Partnerships in practice: when informal relationships differ from formal35 min
The collaborative mindset: managerial styles for partnerships15 min
Case study of brokerage10 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz week 420 min
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2 heures pour terminer

Marketing & Fundraising

International organizations are facing increasingly competitive environments in gaining the funding and public support necessary to fulfill their missions. The current economic situation has made it more critical than ever to use effective marketing management to build positive media attention and a strong brand identity. In this last module, we blend together theoretical principles with the practical skill of marketing and fundraising in international organizations. The course is divided into four parts, each with a theoretical framework followed by the application to a real world example.

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9 vidéos (Total 63 min), 4 lectures, 1 quiz
9 vidéos
Building a marketing plan10 min
Marketing plan example5 min
Managing your brand9 min
Branding - Octagon example5 min
Fundraising6 min
Fundraising - How to build a case for support5 min
Media and communications9 min
Media Tools - examples5 min
4 lectures
Cause marketing10 min
Global Fund - Identify guide for partners10 min
Dan Pallotta on charity10 min
Strategic communication plan10 min
1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Quiz week 520 min
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Principaux examens pour Management des organisations internationales

par MOMay 16th 2019

This was one of the best mind bungling course. its was short and quite interesting. i liked my professor Claudia Gonzalez with her wide experience in Diplomacy and Marketing .

par LBJul 29th 2018

Great introduction to the topic suitable for anyone. I finished quickly because I did not want to stop! Now I want to learn more about this topic.

Enseignants

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Gilbert Probst

Professor, Organization and Management
Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences
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Sebastian Buckup

Visiting professor
International Organizations MBA
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Bruce Jenks

Visiting professor
International Organizations MBA
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Stephan Mergenthaler

Visiting professor
International Organizations MBA
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Cassandra Quintanilla

Teaching and research assistant
International Organizations MBA
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Lea Stadtler

Research Fellow
Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences
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Claudia Gonzalez Romo

Visiting professor
International Organizations MBA
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Julian Fleet

Visiting professor
International Organizations MBA
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Tina Ambos

Academic Director of the International Organizations MBA
Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences

À propos de Université de Genève

Founded in 1559, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) is one of Europe's leading universities. Devoted to research, education and dialogue, the UNIGE shares the international calling of its host city, Geneva, a centre of international and multicultural activities with a venerable cosmopolitan tradition....

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