This course aims at enlightening you on the concepts of report writing in project management. The following topics will be covered. Classification of Reports Systematic Preparation Logical Structure Practice on writing the report Guiding the reader Language choice Finishing Technique
Humanitarian Logistics is very central in disaster and emergency operations. It relates to the relocation of affected communities, movement of relief supplies and emergency transfer of casualties and relief workers involved in the operations. In every humanitarian action, logistics take the biggest budget and effort confirming the need for supporting efficient systems to ensure emergency supplies reach those in need in the most effective way. With increasing emergency situations around the world humanitarian logistics has a big demand hence the need for career development in the sector.
People are one of the most important parts of a project, but people management skills are often overlooked in favour of technical skills by project managers. However, effective people management, team management, influencing and communication skills, enable project managers to gain commitment from the project team and their stakeholders to achieve the performance needed to successfully deliver against objectives. Objective This course is for those individuals who have responsibility for, or are part of, the team responsible for delivering projects - on time, to cost and quality. It is essential you understand your own personal approach to 'management' so you can choose the right techniques to influence your team and key stakeholders.
As the number, magnitude, and complexity of global emergencies continue to increase, material management methods must adapt to meet the new challenges. Irregularity in terms of size, timings, and locations is a characteristic feature of demand for relief items and the irregularity presents a unique challenge to relief fulfillment systems. This course is a response to the growing needs of Non-governmental organizations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their logistical systems
Course Overview Effective responses to complex emergencies require exceptional management skills. Managing people and projects can be difficult at the best of times, but being able to deliver quality outputs on time and under pressure is even more crucial during the chaos and stress of a complex emergency. The course focuses on the theoretical and practical application of management tools, techniques and approaches in the field, and on the nature of working in humanitarian response. Through case studies and presentations, you will be able to put into practice the theoretical knowledge that you gain in the course.
This course is designed to be informative and build up the concepts associated with security and risk management in insecure environments.
Effective communication skills are essential to the successful operation of any organization and its individuals. The Certificate in Effective Communication is designed for those interested in developing skills to communicate messages efficiently both in writing and orally, present themselves professionally and communicate confidently in any situation.
The ultimate test of an organization’s communication skills is how it deals with a corporate or organizational crisis. It is not difficult to see why there is an expanding media which is tough on what it regards as management incompetence; shareholders and customers becoming more demanding; legislation and regulation are being strengthened and there is greater commercial competition.
Humanitarian coordination involves bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent and principled response to emergencies. The aim is to assist people when they most need relief or protection. Humanitarian coordination seeks to improve the effectiveness of humanitarian response by ensuring greater predictability, accountability and partnership. Coordination involves assessing situations and needs; agreeing common priorities; developing common strategies to address issues such as negotiating access, mobilizing funding and other resources; clarifying consistent public messaging; and monitoring progress.