NGO Management Association Switzerland

Linked on this blog with The NGO Management School, updated as: NGO Management School NMS, Switzerland.

The NGO Management Association an independent non-profit association registered as NGO in Switzerland (reg. no. CH-550-1055048-2) and based in the Geneva area. It was set up in 2001 by a group of professionals working in the humanitarian sector in Geneva, Switzerland. The starting point of this volunteer association was to help NGOs improving their management capacity and performance by making available free management tools and key articles on NGO management. To this purpose, we set up the website NGO Manager with the NGO Management E-Library … (about 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Training; Consultancy; Networking; News/Press; Library; Job Service;
Address: NGO Management Association Switzerland, CH-1269 Bassins, Switzerland;
Contact online.

About 2/2: … In 2007, in response to a growing demand by NGOs and individuals for training in NGO management and organisational development, the NGO Management School Switzerland was set up as a non-profit department of the NGO Management Association. Test courses were conducted in 2007, and the first public courses were held in 2009. 

Members of the NGO Management School are management specialists and practitioners who are working in the fields of NGO development, environment, humanitarian aid and education in the South and the North. Several members accomplished their studies in NGO management in the London School of Economics’ Centre for Civil Society. Until now, the NGO Management School has conducted courses in Vietnam, Cambodia, Nepal, Burkina Faso, the Philippines, the USA, Zambia, Egypt and Geneva, Switzerland.

NMS Mission Statement:

  • Our mission is to assist NGOs in the North and the South in developing sustainable management capacity to take effective action for the benefit of the communities or cause they serve.
  • To this purpose, the NGO Management School makes training and learning opportunities easily accessible to NGOs by bringing courses close to where participants live and work.
  • We are committed to working in partnership with local organisations, to ensure that course curricula are needs-led and that course fees are fair.

NMS members are NGO management specialists and practitioners who are working in the fields of development, environment, humanitarian aid and education in the South and the North. Several of NMG’s members accomplished their studies in NGO management in the London School of Economics’ Centre for Civil Society.

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