Master of Science in Nonprofit Management

Welcome to the virtual home of the Master of Science program in Nonprofit Management (NPM) at Milano/The New School. We invite you to look around our blog and get a feel for our community.

Visit the Nonprofit Management page at newschool.edu to learn about degree requirements, application information, program faculty, and more.

The advanced seminar, capstone course, culminates the Milano experience in a meaningful and integrated way. Recent Student Capstone Projects

 

Milano Management Brown Bag Talk | Corbin Hill Food Project

In this Milano Management Brown Bag talk, Nonprofit Management Professor and Corbin Hill founder Dennis Derryck discusses how the Corbin Hill Food Project, a values driven social enterprise, is making the transition from food access to community ownership and wealth creation.Posted by Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment on Thursday, November 8, 2018 In this Milano Management Brown Bag talk, Professor of professional practice and Corbin Hill founder Dennis Derryck discusses how the Corbin Hill Food Project, a values driven social enterprise, is making the transition from food access to community ownership and wealth creation.  Corbin Hill Food Project is a ...

Diamond St. Thomas (’11) Returns to Milano

Prof. Latha Poonamallee welcomed Diamond St. Thomas back to Milano. Diamond, who holds both a Master of Science in Nonprofit Management and a Post-Master’s Certificate in Organization Development from Milano, returned this October as a guest speaker in Dr. Poonamallee’s Organizational Change Interventions course. She talked to the class about designing and implementing an evaluation system for organizational change interventions. Diamond shared her experience helping organizations achieve their mission, analyze their data, and measure their success. Diamond recently launched Facets Consulting to help nonprofits be more effective through strategy, data, and evaluation design ...

Milano Management Hosts Ecosystem Partner Workshop

Milano Management hosted an ecosystem partner workshop to help Heat Seek, a civic tech venture, develop strategies and partnerships to scale up their impact. Heat Seek believes that low cost, scalable technology has the power to drastically improve the lives of millions of New Yorkers while increasing the efficiency of government service provision. They are providing a model for what a smarter city—one that embraces technology to solve real civic problems—can look like.  Attended by tenants, tenant advocates, legal service providers, and student volunteers from the New School and Columbia University, the workshop was designed and facilitated by Isake Smith ...

Milano Management Brown Bag Talk | An Anarchist Prehistory of Management

The launch of Milano Management's Brown Bag Series featured Associate Professor Nidhi Srinivas. In his recent book chapter on the anarchist prehistory of management, Nidhi shows that, historically, anarchist ideas held much in common with early management theory, including a shared sensitivity to the challenges of organizing. Rather than two hermetic monoliths, ‘management’ and ‘anarchism’ were initially promiscuous domains, borrowing ideas from each other and encouraging woolliness in how they defined and distinguished who they were and what they did. Few textbooks on management contain even a reference to anarchism. But is this silence justified? ICYMI: Check out Milano Management's ...

The New School Announces Inaugural Cohort of Impact Entrepreneurship Fellows

Last year, The New School launched the Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative (IEI), a university-wide program supporting early-stage socially engaged entrepreneurial leaders in developing the mindsets, skills, and sense of purpose needed to thrive in our rapidly changing world. Now, The New School is welcoming the first cohort of IEI fellows — 18 incoming students representing various backgrounds and disciplines, including design, media, the arts, nonprofit management, education, policy, and community development. In addition to participating in a two-year cohort experience, fellows also receive a 50 percent merit-based scholarship toward their course of study at The New School. The fellows are Jhon Valdes Klinger, MFA Creative ...