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22 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 19 Jan 2015 Training date: 26 Jan 2015 to 28 Jan 2015 US Institute of Peace

Understanding Islamic law
Hamid Khan

A Course for Practitioners and Policymakers

22 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 31 Dec 2014 Training date: 01 Jun 2015 to 12 Jun 2015 World Bank

The World Bank Group, External and Corporate Relations (ECR), Operational Communications unit; the World Bank’s Leadership, Learning and Innovation Group (LLI); The Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism at the University of Southern California; and the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania are pleased to announce the 2015 Summer Institute in Communication and Reform.

17 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 15 Jan 2015 Training date: 15 Aug 2015 to 15 May 2016 East-West Center

The APLP is a signature program of the East-West Center. Each annual class of 35 - 40 APLP Fellows is highly diverse, with participants from approximately 20 different countries around the globe and from every type of academic and professional background (business, medicine, social sciences, engineering, performing arts, religious orders, etc.). Basic application requirements are strong English language skills and at least a 3-year undergraduate degree or the international equivalent (there are no citizenship or age restrictions).

16 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 31 Dec 2014 Training date: 01 Jun 2015 to 12 Jun 2015 World Bank

The World Bank's External and Corporate Relations (ECR) Operational Communications unit; the World Bank's Leadership, Learning and Innovation (LLI) group; the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania; and the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California are pleased to announce the 2015 Summer Institute in Reform Communication: …

16 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 19 Sep 2015 Training date: 19 Oct 2015 to 23 Oct 2015 UN Development Programme

The aim of this course is to provide participants with:

16 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 05 Apr 2015 Training date: 05 May 2015 to 08 May 2015 UN Development Programme

The aim of this course is to provide participants with:

  • A clear understanding of the principles of effective UN and public procurement, the generic procurement process and the role of corporate and transactional procurement
  • The capability to plan, implement and evaluate a sourcing process appropriate to the value/risk of the goods/service being procured
  • Knowledge of what rules and procedures govern UN and public procurement – and why they exist

By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

16 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 20 Sep 2015 Training date: 20 Oct 2015 to 23 Oct 2015 UN Development Programme

The aim of this course is to provide participants with:

  • A clear understanding of the principles of effective UN and public procurement, the generic procurement process and the role of corporate and transactional procurement
  • The capability to plan, implement and evaluate a sourcing process appropriate to the value/risk of the goods/service being procured
  • Knowledge of what rules and procedures govern UN and public procurement – and why they exist

By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

16 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 02 Oct 2015 Training date: 02 Nov 2015 to 06 Nov 2015 UN Development Programme

The aim of this course is to provide participants with a clear understanding of:

10 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 14 Jan 2015 Training date: 15 Jan 2015 to 16 Jan 2015 Georgetown University, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

The Event

Hosted by UNHCR Innovation and Georgetown University, the Humanitarian Innovation Jam (HIJ) stimulates conversation and collaboration among practitioners, students, and scholars.

Growing from last year’s event where we mapped humanitarian innovation, HIJ 2015 will focus on managing innovation in the humanitarian sector. Participants will answer two key questions:

10 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 24 Apr 2015 Training date: 01 Jun 2015 to 12 Jun 2015 La Roche College

Global Development and Humanitarian Training
Conceived by La Roche faculty, the new Global Development and Humanitarian Aid Training is one of only a handful in the country. Partnering with RedR UK, one of the world's premier training organizations, this short-term program will provide grad students, early career professionals and those looking for a career change with the skills needed to enter the humanitarian aid workforce, an industry closely aligned with the College’s mission.

Attendees will develop the following core competencies:

09 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 21 Jan 2015 Training date: 21 Jan 2015 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.

08 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 21 Jan 2015 Training date: 21 Jan 2015 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.

05 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 20 May 2015 Training date: 21 May 2015 to 22 May 2015 InsideNGO

Being an effective manager means having the right mix of technical, leadership and management skills to bring a project in on time, on scope and on budget. Regardless of where you are in your career, PMD Pro Certification will demonstrate your expertise and commitment to the profession.

Designed to be a follow up course to InsideNGO’s PMD Pro 1 workshop, this course emphasizes the six disciplines of project management that weave through the entire life cycle of a project.

05 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 27 Sep 2015 Training date: 28 Sep 2015 to 30 Sep 2015 InsideNGO

Staff of international NGOs are asked to use limited resources to manage projects that aim to address complex social problems under challenging circumstances. Successfully delivering your project on scope, on time, and on budget requires a set of skills that must be learned and then refined through practice.

PMD Pro 1 is a globally-recognized certification for project managers. Regardless of where you are in your career, PMD Pro Certification will demonstrate your expertise and commitment to the profession.

05 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 15 Jun 2015 Training date: 16 Jun 2015 to 18 Jun 2015 InsideNGO

What is an allowable cost? What procedures do I need to follow when purchasing equipment with USAID money? How much can I revise my budget without having to go to USAID for approval? How long should I retain records? What are the most common audit findings and how can I avoid being written up by my auditors?

04 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 17 May 2015 Training date: 18 May 2015 to 20 May 2015 InsideNGO

International organizations that rely on USAID funding often face challenges in effectively managing their awards. The rules and regulations associated with award management are complex and the practical application of these rules is crucial for compliant project implementation. Organizations need staff members who understand how USAID awards work and can effectively manage USAID rules and regulations to maintain donor compliance.

03 Dec 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Jan 2015 Training date: 06 Jun 2015 to 20 Jun 2015 Brown International Research Institutes

Brown University’s International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI) initiative convenes participants from around the world to address pressing global issues through collaboration across academic, professional, and geographic boundaries. Applications are invited from early-career scholars and practitioners to participate in intensive, residential two-week institutes at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies.

21 Nov 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 10 May 2015 Training date: 11 May 2015 to 16 May 2015 Georgia Institute of Technology

The Health & Humanitarian Supply Chain Management program is designed for practitioners in private industry,non-governmental organizations (NGOs), government, and military, who are active participants or interested in health and humanitarian operations (including disaster relief, long term development).

21 Nov 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 09 Mar 2015 Training date: 10 Mar 2015 InsideNGO

Learn how to recover full costs, especially overhead, when managing a diverse portfolio of funders, some that cap overhead and others that don't. This one-day workshop will explore the fundamentals of overhead, methods for full cost recovery, funder-by-funder review, and a hands-on practice for applying the methods.

Participants will walk away with a working knowledge of the 10 methods for overhead cost recovery and practice applying them in various donor situations.

Course Objectives

21 Nov 2014 description
training Registration deadline: 10 Mar 2015 Training date: 11 Mar 2015 InsideNGO

This one-day workshop is a high level exploration of the tradeoffs of going with funders who have overhead caps such as when to change approach, whether to say "no", what does the landscape look like going forward, and how to use InsideNGO survey data.

Participants will walk away with a clear view of the funder landscape, the choices for adapting to it, and a decision-making model for testing whether systems change is worth it.

Course Objectives