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NPO Management Basic

Certificate

20 ECTS

Autumn semester

Length of programme: 2 semester
Course fees: upon request
Semester overview:
One semester consists of 3 on-campus sessions (2 days each, Friday and Saturday) and two distance learning phases.
Language of instruction: German
Programme director:

Anahid Aghamanoukjan

Application deadline
27.06.2019

In cooperation with the Red Cross of Lower Austria, FernFH - The Distance learning University of Applied Sciences - is offering the part-time certificate programme NPO Management for employees of the Red Cross of Lower Austria as of February 2018.

The programme is intended to qualify graduates for management positions in rescue and social organisations and imparts skills in business management, legal and NPO marketing fields. The certificate programme will be held in two parts, whereby a certificate can be acquired after successful completion of the first semester (“Basic”). The designation “Academic NPO Manager” is awarded after successful completion of semesters two and three (“Advanced” – in planning).

Admission requirements

  • General university entrance qualification OR
  • relevant professional qualification AND
  • leading position at the Red Cross of Lower Austria
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Acquisition of competence

After completing the basic part of the Certificate programme, participants can:

  • Explain business management instruments and apply them to their management tasks.
  • Describe legal aspects relevant to their day-to-day management and draw appropriate legal conclusions.
  • Derive marketing measures for their organisational area.
  • Manage and negotiate cooperations.
  • Competently deal with diversity phenomena in their day-to-day management and develop courses of action.

A certificate can be awarded after successful completion of the first semester (basic part). 

After completing the advanced part of the Certificate programme, participants can also:

  • Analyse their organisation (organisational unit) according to business and legal aspects, make decisions on the basis of these analyses and derive measures.
  • Lead their employees and volunteers.
  • Derive and evaluate fundraising measures for their functional level.
  • Moderate meetings and events.
  • Communicate competently in day-to-day management and
  • Manage themselves professionally.

The designation “Academic NPO Manager” is awarded after successful completion of semesters two and three (“Advanced”).

Professional fields of activity

The certificate programme NPO Management Basic is aimed at Red Cross executives and offers graduates the opportunity to work in the following areas of the Red Cross:

  • Business management
  • Organisational management
  • Faculty management 
  • Departmental management 

 

Programme overview

Programme overview

Advantages

part-time

individual

flexible

Application deadline
27.06.2019