IFRC TISS Online Certificate Course in Disaster Management

from International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Registration deadline: 27 Aug 2017 Training date: 25 Sep 2017 to 24 Sep 2018 More Information

The IFRC TISS Online Certificate course in Disaster Management provides an online learning platform through the blend of academic excellence and practical experiences . It reaches individuals from various backgrounds. Having a diverse set of participants across the globe, the course aims to bridge the gap between theoretical approach to emergency management and practical approach to reduce vulnerabilities and building resilience.In 2012, the International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) pooled their wealth of experience and expertise to establish a global Online Certificate Course in Disaster Management , anchored at TISS in Mumbai.

Eight cohorts have participated in the course so far, with the ninth now in process and admission for the tenth beginning.

How is this course unique?

» Offers both academic and practical approaches.

» Includes a compulsory field practicum component.

» Exposes participants to new and emerging focus areas and technologies while building a solid contextual background.

» Aims at maximum inclusivity through flexible admission criteria and bursaries for highly motivated and deserving applicants.

» An integrated programme grounded in the values of justice, equity and social inclusion.

It is of 22 credits and broadly covers 8 modules over a period of 12 months. The assessment method includes assignments, quiz and discussion forum. Also, there is a component of supervised and graded term paper and field practicum of one month in the final module.

For more information, see Course Brochure http://ifrc.tiss.edu/uploads/BrochureCohortX.pdf

Fee information:
Participant Type Fees* IFRC and National Societies’ Participants: USD 990 TISS Alumni: USD 990 Standard Program Fee: USD 1,980
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