HRTS 502: Advancing Human Rights Organizations II

An elective expanding upon the practical aspects of NGO management and operations. Students will gain experience with: Setting missions, visions, purposes and goals; grant writing and program design; building logical frameworks; developing work plans, accountability and impacts tracking; stakeholder engagement; organizational, program, and project evaluation; communications and media relations; and other operations and outreach functions that assist an organization to enact its mission and vision. Adaptable planning tools and administrative/programmatic tracking templates will be shared. Case studies of NGOs will continue to provide lessons in NGO accomplishments in advancing human rights in the face of emergent issues.

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