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21 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 30 May 2016 Training date: 06 Jun 2016 to 10 Jun 2016 Indepth Research Services

Introduction

21 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Jun 2016 Training date: 13 Jun 2016 to 17 Jun 2016 Indepth Research Services

Introduction

21 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Jun 2016 Training date: 13 Jun 2016 to 17 Jun 2016 Indepth Research Services

Introduction

The Food Security Information Systems and Network (FSISN) is a global initiative to strengthen food and nutrition security information systems for producing reliable and accurate data to guide analysis and decision-making. Food security analysis is a multi-disciplinary task, involving different sectors including agriculture, health and nutrition, environment and trade.

21 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Jun 2016 Training date: 13 Jun 2016 to 16 Jun 2016 Indepth Research Services

Introduction

The healthcare industry presents unique scenarios so all course examples and homework assignments will use healthcare-based datasets, including patient arrival rates, infection rates, etc.

Training Objective

The purpose of this workshop is to introduce the Excel user to several of Excel's key features, including data organization, formulas, and pivot tables.

At the end of this course you will be able to:

21 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Jun 2016 Training date: 13 Jun 2016 to 14 Jun 2016 Indepth Research Services

Introduction

The course focuses on Decentralization and Local Governance with a special concentration on Development Effectiveness within this context. Decentralization and local governance provisions are increasingly prominent in peace agreements and national post-conflict peace building agendas.

Training Objective

Upon completion of this training course, participants will be able to

21 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 16 Jun 2016 Training date: 23 Jun 2016 InterHealth

This workshop is aimed at equipping managers of teams in international settings with the awareness and the tools to both manage their own stress as well as promote the resilience of their staff. This engaging and interactive course combines cutting edge theories of personal stress and team dynamics with practical exercises to put learning into practice.

21 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Jun 2016 Training date: 13 Jun 2016 InterHealth

Develop knowledge and skills to adequately deal with the threat and the reality of a hostage situation. This exciting new training, jointly developed and delivered by International Location Safety and InterHealth Worldwide, offers a unique new look at the growing ‘business’ of kidnapping. In 1-day the training will examine the challenges staff face when working in high threat areas, it will help them operate in relative safety, and it will equip them with tools that can lessen the psychological impact of a period of enforced captivity.

The objectives of this training are to:

21 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 04 Jul 2016 Training date: 13 Jul 2016 InterHealth

The InterHealth Basic Trauma First Aid Training is a comprehensive one day course designed by medical professionals with experience living and working in East Africa. The course aims to provide invaluable lifesaving skills and confidence to staff and the practical emphasis makes it easily accessible to all.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course you will be:

21 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 06 Jun 2016 Training date: 13 Jun 2016 to 14 Jun 2016 Indepth Research Services

Introduction

Crisis management is no longer for those assigned to the task. Past experiences have shown that seemingly unaffected people and departments are also roped in to face the challenges of a disaster. It strikes when you least expect it and exacerbates when dangers and vulnerabilities are not identified or assessed and handled in a timely manner.

20 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 19 May 2016 Training date: 19 May 2016 Voluntary Service Overseas

Meet VSO Birmingham - 19 May 2016

Thinking of volunteering abroad with VSO? Join us on Thursday 19 May to hear from VSO staff and volunteers about what it is like.
This is a great opportunity to hear from returned volunteers from a variety of backgrounds, giving a personal account of what it is really like to be a VSO volunteer.
There will be an informal presentation covering:

  • the practicalities involved in volunteering

20 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 28 Jun 2016 Training date: 04 Jul 2016 to 08 Jul 2016 MENTOR Initiative

The MENTOR Initiative is not for profit organisation with over 11 years of experience in carrying out evidence-based disease control programmes and building capacity in malaria and vector borne disease control globally. To date, over 1000 individuals from NGOs, national partners, UN agencies, donors, suppliers and the media have participated in MENTOR’s training programmes

Learn practical skills to prevent outbreaks and control malaria and other vector borne diseases during humanitarian emergencies.

20 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 23 May 2016 Training date: 21 Apr 2016 to 23 May 2016 Médecins Sans Frontières

Every day, Doctors Without Borders aid workers from around the world provide assistance to people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe—treating those most in need regardless of political, religious, or economic interest. Whether an emergency involves armed conflicts or epidemics, malnutrition or natural disasters, Doctors Without Borders is committed to bringing quality medical care to people caught in crisis.

20 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 15 May 2016 Training date: 16 May 2016 to 20 May 2016 US Institute of Peace

Working in a conflict situation often demands mediation skills, whether you are working at a grassroots level or in state capitals. Mediation is both an art and science, and requires skilled analysis, careful planning, and effective communication. Designed for practitioners working in or on conflict zones, this course will improve participants’ ability to understand the motivations and objectives of the various parties, promote ripeness, develop effective relationships, increase leverage, and strengthen mediation capacity.

20 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 26 Jun 2016 Training date: 24 Jul 2016 to 27 Oct 2016 Relief International, Leadership for Humanitarians

Programme Date: 24 July – 27 October 2016

Workshop Date: 7 - 11 August 2016

Location: Amman, Jordan

Applications Close: 26 June 2016

About the Course

Relief International, in partnership with Leadership for Humanitarians, provides this training through the Start Network’s global Talent Development Project. The overall goal of Talent Development is to support decentralised leadership and provide capacity building to current local leaders.

20 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 20 May 2016 Training date: 20 Jun 2016 to 25 Jun 2016 Goolee EA Ltd

Introduction

Surveys have always been laborious, cumbersome and time consuming - often involving printing of these bulky questionnaires on paper, and transport the questionnaires to the field and then back. With the era of mobile technologies, the traditional survey processes, often associated with high risks of data loss and time wasting, have become old fashioned and outdated. Smartphones have greatly reduced the burden of traditional survey processes.

20 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 13 May 2016 Training date: 06 Jun 2016 to 11 Jun 2016 Goolee EA Ltd

Introduction

Surveys have always been laborious, cumbersome and time consuming - often involving printing of these bulky questionnaires on paper, and transport the questionnaires to the field and then back. With the era of mobile technologies, the traditional survey processes, often associated with high risks of data loss and time wasting, have become old fashioned and outdated. Smartphones have greatly reduced the burden of traditional survey processes.

19 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 18 May 2016 Training date: 23 May 2016 to 27 May 2016 RedR India

Logistics activities account for a very large proportion of the costs involved in a disaster relief operation. Logisticians explore ways of minimising costs while maximising the impact of aid in order to ensure effective humanitarian response. This course aims to help you develop the competencies needed to manage field logistics in a humanitarian context.

19 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 08 Jun 2016 Training date: 13 Jun 2016 to 16 Jun 2016 RedR India

The Four days training course on ‘Essentials of Humanitarian Practice’ (EHP) is a foundation course on emergency response and is considered as a prerequisite by RedR for undertaking assignments in Humanitarian Relief. The course is recognized and used by major relief agencies. The aim of the course is to prepare emergency personnel for the realities of life on an emergency assignment so that they are able to contribute as effectively as possible.

COURSE CONTENT

19 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Jun 2016 Training date: 06 Jun 2016 to 10 Jun 2016 RedR India

Managing People and Projects in Emergencies is a five-day course that aims to develop the competencies needed to manage people and projects effectively and apply them in a humanitarian context. 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 a humanitarian response. Through case studies and presentations, you will be able to put into practice the theoretical knowledge that you gain in the course.

COURSE CONTENT

19 Apr 2016 description
training Registration deadline: 17 May 2016 Training date: 23 May 2016 to 26 May 2016 RedR India

This course aims to improve the effectiveness of personnel engaged in humanitarian relief by taking you through good practice in assessment procedure, including frameworks and principles of emergency assessments. This is an interactive course that utilises group exercises and focused discussion, giving you the opportunity to share ideas and experiences.

COURSE CONTENT

  • Objectives of the needs assessment; Terms of reference; Planning assessment activities; Information collation and report writing