About the course:
As the humanitarian sector grows, strengthens and evolves there is also a need to manage change. Changing organisation’s and the sector’s practices, policies and attitudes is a frequently reported challenge as various barriers are often encountered which hinder efforts to progress.
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International Law Dimensions of Peace and Conflicts
3 credits / 9 weeks
6 Jun 2016 - 5 Aug 2016
Professor Mihir Kanade
Networking is a critical skill. In today's increasingly interdependent society, your contacts and connections can set the stage for success for you and your organization. Learn the 10 ways to leverage networking events, develop the right networking mindset as well as the skills needed to network and build relationships that last.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
Governments worldwide are increasingly facing more challenges in dealing with rising public expectations. In order to make the needs of the future, the fundaments of public governance should be in place to serve as an anchor in a turbulent world economy. This programme will provide an in-depth examination of the structure and workings of the government and demonstrate how it has created a networked government to facilitate policy formulation and implementation so that it is better positioned to serve its people.
The overall aim of the course is to enhance participants’ understanding of the principles of risk management with special emphasis on security and to build their skills relating to personal and team security management.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
In our digitally connected world, new risks to our data and privacy have emerged. Governments are using technology to attack infrastructure and surveil its own citizens. How do you ensure that your data and beneficiary data are safe?
Understanding information communication technology infrastructure is just as important as understanding technology tools and strategies for digital safety. We will cover a broad range of topics to provide a strong understanding the fundamentals of digital safety and digital security.
Our digitally connected lives have made information increasingly available to all. How do you navigate this world of overabundant information, while making sure that the right knowledge is being incorporated into and captured by your project? How do you ensure that experiential knowledge from the field feeds back into program design, or that best practices from one project are shared with a similar project in another part of the world?
Smallholder farmers make up over half of the world’s food-insecure populations in developing countries. These farmers face numerous challenges: decreasing land sizes, weather changes, inadequate access to equipment & resources, insufficient training, market volatility and more. This four-week online certificate course will explore several emerging trends and technologies which make mature commercial agriculture market technologies increasingly accessible and affordable in the developing world.
In 2015, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) launched the Women’s Leadership Programme aiming to promote gender equality and women’s full and effective participation and leadership at all levels of political decison-making.
Forestry involves the management of a broad range of natural resources within a forested area. We all agree Forestry is complex, dynamic, and multidimensional. GIS technology profoundly and positively impacts the way land managers, timber managers, and forestry specialists manage timber resources.Having accurate geographical information about land is critical to making informed decisions about how to manage it.
Land use and land cover change has become a central component in current strategies for managing natural resources and monitoring environmental changes. The advancement in the concept of vegetation mapping has greatly increased research on land use land cover change thus providing an accurate evaluation of the spread and health of the world’s forest, grassland, and agricultural resources has become an important priority.
This 30 minute online course provides an introduction to the analysis of markets in emergency contexts, with input from some of the world’s leading thinkers on the topic. Co-developed by the International Rescue Committee and the Cash Learning Partnership with the generous funding of USAID and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. It is designed for humanitarian decision makers, including donors, country directors, programme managers and others who make strategic and operational decisions about what kinds of programming to promote and implement.
Thorough understanding of the issues that underlie many of the day-to-day problems faced by practitioners in the field of emergency planning and management is very important in these times where emergencies of various kinds are so common. These risks are high and hence increased levels of preparedness and more effective responses to realized risks are thus necessary.
This five day courseis aimed at strengthening participants’ knowledge and skills related to the use of software applications to investigate communicable disease outbreaks.
At the end of the course, the participants should be able to;
Asset Africa Institute, (www.assetafrica.co.ke), is pleased to announce the following seminar set to take place in July 2016, in Nairobi, Kenya.
Workshop Name: International Workshop on Contract Management with Special Focus on Contractual Risks
Date: 21st -22nd July 2016
Venue: Nairobi, Kenya
2 credits / 6 weeks
6 Jun 2016 - 15 Jul 2016
Professor Olivera Simic
6th International Training Workshop
The five-day workshop provides a unique opportunity for practitioners (donors, internationals and nationals) working in the field of peacebuilding, security and development to be introduced to programme results-based management, design, and monitoring and evaluation skills. This intensive training tackles programme cycle planning, theories of change, results-based approaches as well as the practical implementation of monitoring and evaluation processes using simulations and field based
With over 60 million people displaced around the world due to conflicts and disasters, and with the severity and frequency of humanitarian emergencies increasing, the sector is facing significant challenges.
The Centre for Humanitarian Leadership (CHL) is seeking to address some of these challenges through our Teaching, Research and Innovation work, and we are now able to offer a limited number of research scholarships.
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