The Master of Non-Profit Management is a practice-oriented leadership programme that has the potential to transform lives. It is a practice-oriented programme that interweaves conceptual frameworks and practical skills with a focus on strategic application. Its curriculum is benchmarked against reputable programmes globally while tailored to suit the particular needs and challenges of Singapore. The programme is designed for senior managers and experienced professionals within the non-profit sector as well as professionals who are in transition from other sectors.
Graduates from the Master of Non-Profit Management will be in a strong position to assume effective and responsive leadership roles with strong and strategic organisational capabilities for sustainable social development. They will be able to contribute their expertise in a variety of organisations including voluntary welfare organisations, foundations, religious organisations, sports, arts and cultural institutions, local and international NGOs and social enterprises.
The programme is launched in collaboration with the Social Service Institute (SSI) and in partnership with various public, non-profit organisations and other stakeholders to engage in collaborative research and professional training as well as to enhance interest in joint ventures in social investment and social innovations.
Unique features of the programme:
- A professional project and mentorship scheme provide students the opportunity to advance areas of applied knowledge that interest them in greater depth. It also includes a mentorship scheme which assigns students with mentors from the field to provide consultancy experience and professional networks.
- For their electives, students may select courses from other SUSS or partner universities' master's programmes. This will enable students to adopt interdisciplinary or cross-cultural perspectives or focus selectively on topics that are suited for their background and position.
- The option of graduating with a Graduate Certificate upon completion of the first three courses or a Graduate Diploma in Non-Profit Management upon completion of six core courses. Re-entry to the Master's programme may be allowed within the maximum candidature of four years and if the minimum CGPA of 3.0 is attained.