Short Master course in Marketing & Communication for Noprofit Organizations

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The Short Master Course taught entirely in English, is designed to be practical and interactive and to give students the opportunity to immediately enter the job market.

The curriculum provides students with the right tools to develop the skills they need to manage the most up-to-date marketing and communication strategies for nonprofit organizations. The teaching methodology includes case studies and a personal project.

At the end of the Short Master, successful participants can apply to participate to an internship program in some of the most important Italian nonprofit organizations or associations. It is a unique chance to enrich the Curriculum Vitae and furthermore, to develop personal and professional connections and knowledge of the nonprofit sector. 

Fratellanza Militare di Firenze is an important partner for the course, one of the most well-known associations in the Tuscan territory, with over twelve thousand associates, and more than eight hundred volunteers, all making a strong social impact on the community of Florence. Participants will benefit from interactive classes given by the President of the Association and the professionals involved in the marketing and communication processes of the Association. Moreover, through this important experience participants will broaden their possibility to connect with national and international nonprofit organizations and associations affiliated with Fratellanza Militare. Students, tutored by top-level professional of the sector, will also have the opportunity to work on a personal project specifically structured based on the real needs of this interesting sector, the project will be fully developed by students and really utilize by Fratellanza Militare di Firenze.  

  • TYPE

    Short Master Course, Alta Formazione



    • Special ONLINE edition


    • May 29th - July 31st, 2021 1
    • 100 contact hours of virtual classes, special lectures, webinars and project work


    • Every Saturday from 9:30am to 6:00pm (10 lessons in total)
    • 2 evening appointments from 7:00pm to 9:00 pm : webinars or lecutures of leaders of the noprofit sector

    The course is entirely taught in English. To be admitted to the course is required a B2 level of English Language. Language proficiency will be evaluated through an oral test and a personal Skype interview. 


    Undergraduate or graduate students and young professionals willing to work in the nonprofit sector. A minimum of B2 level of English language is required to attend the course.


    Attendance is mandatory. At the end of the course, participants who have attended at least 80% of the classes, will receive the Master Certificate in Marketing & Communication for Nonprofit Organizations.


    The course is limited to 20 participants | Application deadline for the online edition of May 2021 is April 19th, 2021

    To enroll in the course please send your CV and cover letter to We will contact you within 24h after having received your application to propose 3 date and time options to schedule your zoom / skype interview.

    3 days after the interview, you will receive a formal communication via email from the school, to inform you if you have been admitted to the course.


    Fundraising or Crowdfunding Specialists, Social Marketing and Communication Managers, Internal Communication Specialists, Partnerships and External Relation Managers, Social Media Managers.

  • FEE

    Course fee:

    Euro 3500,00 + Current Italian VAT (22%)

    Early booking by April 19th 2019 will benefit of a 300 euro scholarship , the fees will be in this case € 3.200 + Current Italian VAT (22%) .


    - Euro 500,00 + VAT upon enrollment

    - The rest of the tuition fees due (early booking / normal enrollments) to be paid via wire by May 25th 2021. 

    If a participant is admitted to course he/she will receive a confirmation email that includes the payment information Should you need any additional information about payment methods, before sending your application, please contact


    Professors are professionals and communication and marketing experts in the non-profit sector. A professional leader of the nonprofit environment will give special lectures to provide participants with the most up-to-date topics and will also work closely with participants to offer their tutoring for the creation of a winning CV and the development of a focused personal project.

    The course also includes an English language class specifically designed for Marketing & Communication for Nonprofit Organizations, given by professional interpreters, translators and linguistic mediators. 


    Course programme:

    • Communication and Marketing Strategies for the nonprofit sector: marketing plan and business plan creation, social branding, Semantic Web-based Sentiment Analysis 
    • eMarketing and Social Media Management for nonprofit organizations 
    • Event Management for no-profit sector
    • Fundraising and Crowdfunding 
    • Internal Communications in nonprofit organizations and associations
    • English for marketing and communication in the nonprofit sector 
    • Project work
    • Thematic Webinars given by Professional of the sector (2)




    Forty-four percent of nonprofit groups are planning to hire 40% more in human resource departments next year, and the two most requested professional roles are Marketing, Communications and Public Relations Manager and Fundraiser. 

    The core requirements to succeed in this field are a genuine passion for the nonprofit's mission, a good knowledge of English and  top-quality training that helps  bring out your best with a practical and interactive approach.