NGO Management mainly focuses on the management of the organization, setting up of the goals and objectives of NGO activities, thorough understanding of the organizational framework of NGOs, and distribution of portfolios among its members. NGO Management also involves devising of strategies and operational pathways, supervision and planning of financial and other policies and various other programmes of the organization.
Qualifications: For enrolling for an NGO management course, applicants need to complete his / her graduation in any discipline. Experienced NGO professionals, social workers, and volunteers can also study these courses.
Benefits: The main areas of study in an NGO management course help an individual to understand the subject in detail from a more realistic point of view. The various benefits of NGO management course are:
- Financial and Administrative Supervision
- Awareness about Global Issues
- Awareness about Environment
- Awareness about global socio-economic scenario
- Community Development
- Management of Information
- Organization of Issue Based Campaigns
- Developing Human Resource and Finance
- Attainment of Socio Cultural Perspective
- Social Entrepreneurship
Institutes offering NGO Management Courses in India
The premier institutes offering a post- graduation course in NGO management in India are:
- Amity Institute of NGO Management
- Annamalai University Directorate of Distance Education, (Tamil Nadu) Bharathidasan University Centre for Distance Education, Tiruchrappali (Tamil Nadu)
- Madurai Kamaraj University, Directorate Of Distance Education, (Tamil Nadu)
Scope in India:
India provides wide scope in the field of NGO management. One can work as an NGO Manager, community service providers, NGO project coordinators, Research Fellow in NGO projects, NGO human resource and finance manager. You can work with Amity Institute of NGO Management, Ministry of Youth Affairs, SOS Village, FICCI, Amarjyoti Charitable Trust, Prayas, AFARM and Chief Commissioners office. One can work in various sectors like Rural Health Care sector, AIDS Awareness Projects, Women’s Emancipation Projects, Child Abuse prevention Committee, Drought or Flood Ridden areas, Drug Rehabilitation Centers, Street Children Education Campaign and Juvenile Delinquents rehabilitation centers.
Plenty of job opportunities exist abroad with renowned organizations like UNICEF, United Nations, UNESCO, OECD, NATO, World Health Organization as a Community Service Manager, Health Officer, Social Service Provider, Finance and Human Resource controller. United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization, Amnesty International, World Bank, Red Cross, Green Peace, and Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, provide jobs in various spheres of disaster management, human rights protection, rural welfare and environment protection