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Friday, May 12, 2017

Join Harvard Business School’s NGO Management program in India

A rare opportunity for your senior management- the Strategic Nonprofit Management – India Program (SNMI), a new executive leadership program launched for the first time in India, thanks to a partnership between Dasra, Harvard Business School and Ashoka University. The program is designed to help participants explore best practices in nonprofit strategy, governance, and leadership, with the aim of building high-performance organizations that can fulfill their mission, expand scope, and achieve full potential.

Participants in the program will be executive directors, chief executive officers, board members, or other senior executives responsible for shaping the mission, direction, and policies of their organizations. The program may also be appropriate for executives who work closely with the nonprofit sector.

Nonprofits of all sizes are encouraged to apply!

Why you should attend this program:
The success of a nonprofit organization depends on a focused mission and strategy, a sound operational model, effective alliances, and the right governance. Only then will an organization be able to scale operations and make a real difference in the lives of the people it serves. This new program will prepare you to build and lead an effective organization that can drive meaningful social change.

This is an international program of the Harvard Business School that you can now attend without travelling to the Harvard Business School, USA. Led by the finest faculty from Harvard, the program brings you international best practices within the local context.

Topics covered:
Best practices in non-profit strategy, governance and leadership
• Establishing a mission and goals
• Instituting a disciplined approach to nonprofit strategy
• Measuring, improving, and communicating performance
• Ensuring responsible governance, from people and processes
• Becoming a more effective leader
• Developing leadership capacity in the organization

Who should attend: Strategic decision makers for non-profits in South or Southeast Asia
(executive directors, chief executive officers, board members, or other senior executives). The program is in English. Admission is selective and based on professional achievement and organizational responsibility.
No formal educational requirements apply.

Duration: 5 days; 31 July - 4 August 2017

Location: Ashoka University Campus, Sonepat (90 min by road from Delhi airport). This is a residential program.

Participant fee: Rs1 lakh plus service tax
The program fee covers tuition, books, case materials, accommodation, and most meals.
Need-based scholarship funding may be available to qualified candidates.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Deadline for applications is 20th May 2017.

How to apply
Candidates are encouraged to apply early as seats are limited. To apply, please visit If your application is approved for admission, you will receive an invoice for the fee and payment would be required immediately.

If you have questions, please write to for more details or speak with
Ms. Sarah Afraz, Manager-Strategy & Partnerships, Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy,
Ashoka University, Email: Telephone: +91-130-2300599.

If you think this opportunity is suitable for your peers or other organisations in your network, feel free to forward this mail to them.

Do not miss this rare opportunity to attend a Harvard Business School program in India!

Apply today!

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