Humanitarian Logistics And Supply Chain Management

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About the Course
The overall aim of the course is to build capacity and improve the effectiveness of logistics specialists and non-specialists as well as humanitarian workers on humanitarian logistics and supply chain management.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the importance of logistics function in the provision of humanitarian assistance.
  • Learn the basics of managing logistics during humanitarian response.
  • Appreciate the significance of coordinated ‘Supply Chain Management’ for an efficient and effective humanitarian response.
  • Address the practical difficulties in Supply Chain Management in emergency response.
  • Work towards optimizing the use of scarce resources during emergencies and enhancing the quality of humanitarian operations.

Course Methodology

In this training, emphasis will be on active learning through participatory group exercises, case studies, demonstrations, focused discussions and fieldwork. Training is planned and presented in collaboration with relief agencies and specialist organizations. Informal exchange of experience is a vital part of every RedR India course. Every day ends with a period of reflection evaluation, and questions. Participants will be actively encouraged to participate in classroom discussions, group work and a desk-based simulation.

Who Can Participate?

Humanitarian aid practitioners, development sector personnel, operations, administration and logistics staff of agencies; Specialist professionals deployed (or seeking deployment) in Humanitarian Emergencies. Emergency response or Logistics management specialists with some experience of major NGOs, transnational network or the UN; Emergencies desk staff of humanitarian organisations; government officials working in emergencies from the region.

Fee information

*RESIDENTIAL- ₹44000 / $628 APPROX **NON-RESIDENTIAL- ₹26000/ $371 APPROX *Includes tuition fee, breakfast, lunch, dinner, refreshments during training and shared accommodation (room to be shared by two participants). **Includes tuition fee, lunch and refreshments during the training.

The course fee is inclusive of applicable taxes in India. The base currency for RedR India is INR. All the billing will be in INR, with equivalent USD / GBP or other currency rate prevailing at the time of billing being applicable. Single occupancy rooms can be made available on request and with additional cost.

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How to register

To register for this course, please click the participant registration form. Your registration will be confirmed on receipt of the completed form and course fee. If you have any queries regarding the training or you face any difficulty in filling the registration form, please write to us at or you can call us directly on our office phone number - 91- 7028198901.