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  • Online
  • English
  • 30 hours

This course is designed to effectively train professionals working in humanitarian and development context on project management. It provides key tools and techniques for people involved in leading humanitarian projects or programs. It covers the fundamentals of project management in alignment with PMI’s standards as well as topics like Project Life Cycle Management, Logical Framework Matrix, and Monitoring & Evaluation among other necessary concepts. The course is dissected into easily comprehendible, single topic sessions that will provide clarity and ease of adoption in day to day tasks.

 

 

  • Online
  • English
  • 30 hours

This course will cover approaches to monitoring and evaluation used by humanitarian organizations and teams. It will focus on the principles of M&E, the logical framework, and approaches to designing and implementing M&E plans in humanitarian schemes. Through reflective exercises and online discussions, the course attempts to distill M&E approaches to aid humanitarian managers and officers in monitoring and evaluating their daily work and accordingly planning for improvement of their operations.

 

  • Online
  • English
  • 30 hours

This course will discuss the basics of financial management and accounting with a special focus on budgeting and reporting for humanitarian projects. It will cover planning, collection, analysis and reporting of financial data. It will use a variety of modalities including short presentations, discussions, exercises, and case studies. It will then culminate with a small project demonstrating knowledge of budgetary planning and financial reporting to relevant stakeholders.

 

 

 

  • Online
  • English
  • 30 hours

Humanitarian work takes place in settings that involve many various stakeholders each of which has a different vested interest and a different amount of power which will conflict with the aims of humanitarian actors. This conflict of interests renders mediation and negotiation an essential part of humanitarian work. This course will prepare frontline humanitarian workers for all aspects of negotiation and mediation in humanitarian crisis. It will offer frontline humanitarian workers a safe and informed space to acquire the knowledge, skills and capacities required in humanitarian mediation and negotiations. It will help participants build their capacity to address recurring challenges and dilemmas of humanitarian negotiation in complex environments. The course will introduce participants to practical negotiation and mediation tools and methods elaborated on the basis of the latest empirical policy research. Through reflective exercises and online discussions, the course attempts to link the concepts of negotiation and mediation to a wide variety of situations that humanitarian worker encounter in their daily work such as negotiations in situ for access and peace agreements far from the conflict, and more routine negotiations with other actors to allow effective programming: negotiations with donors, host governments and national staff among others.

 

 

 

  • Online
  • English
  • 30 hours

This course is an introduction to effective communication used for strategic decision making in humanitarian contexts and settings. The course is structured in two parts. The first focuses on interpersonal communication skills (dyadic) needed to communicate effectively with colleagues, staff, and potential partners and funders, and will include some elements of conflict resolution and persuasion. The second part focuses on interpersonal communication in small groups, including reflections on group development, leadership and other roles in groups, and the interplay between task and social dimensions. The goal of this course is to improve participants’ interpersonal communication skills (problem solving, listening, conflict resolution and group effectiveness) in conflict sensitive humanitarian contexts. This goal is achieved through the following competencies and learning objectives.

 

 

 

  • Online
  • English
  • 30 hours

Disasters have devastating consequences causing cause deaths and injuries, the destruction of property and infrastructure, mass displacement, mutilation to the environment and social and economic disturbance and. Humanitarian managers should be equipped with the proper planning and implementation skills in order to better prepare, respond and recover from disasters. This course is design to introduce the learners to the key concepts, models and framework of disaster management and disaster response. The course will cover approaches to responding to several disaster and crisis, including health and nutrition, relief and WASH.

 

 

  • Online
  • English
  • 30 hours

The 30 – hour foundation course GHUM 307 “Fundamentals of Humanitarian Action in Practice” essentially aims at serving as a stepping stone for developing expertise for humanitarian practitioners, researchers and policy makers in the Arab Region. The course portrays how International Humanitarian Law (IHL) guides the conduct of hostilities, mitigates the consequences of warfare, restrains the use of force, and protects civilians in armed conflicts. The course also discusses the role of IHRL (International Human Rights Law) in conflict settings as well as ways and means to enforce adherence to both sets of rules.

 

 

 

 

  • Online
  • English
  • 30 hours

At the onset of a crisis, humanitarian leadership and coordination should eventually contribute to the provision of relevant outcomes timely, neutrally, impartially, and most importantly “in a humane way”, and increase donors’ confidence, resulting in sufficient resources to achieve the desired outcomes, i.e., continuous recovery, rapid recuperation of normal living conditions and a fast return to the ongoing progress of development. While there are some essential tenets that outline the framework of emergency response and impact leadership and coordination of humanitarian assistance, the rule of thumb remains the critical and essential need to embed humanitarian assistance in history and culture.

This course provides participants with the fundamentals which govern international humanitarian response, and the ability to translate them into their practice according to the specific features of the context.

 

 

 

  • Diploma

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