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12 Sep 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 15 Oct 2018 Training date: 15 Oct 2018 to 02 Nov 2018 Project Management for Development Organizations

The goal of information management is to ensure that the right information reaches the right stakeholders at the right time. Project stakeholders, donors, partners, and beneficiaries depend on good and timely information to make good decisions.

You will gain a strong working knowledge of the concepts of project information management systems and be able to immediately use that knowledge to effectively manage the information in your project. Participants will receive a free copy of the textbook PIMS.

Course Audience

11 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 26 Oct 2018 Training date: 06 Nov 2018 to 08 Nov 2018 Human Development Forum Foundation

Effective and efficient global leaders and project managers need to monitor and evaluate their development projects. They have to understand the importance of the LogFrame and related indicators as M&E tools. This three-day workshop designed by HDFF improves the understanding and application of these tools as crucial contribution to the organization’s success in implementing development projects.Guest presentations from UN / INGO professionals will deepen the gained knowledge.

Objectives

11 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 30 Sep 2018 Training date: 11 Oct 2018 to 12 Oct 2018 Human Development Forum Foundation

HDFF’s 2-days Stay Safe Basic Skills Training for UN/(I)NGO Staff is a skills training for general staff aimed improving the safety culture of government and UN organizations and (inter)national civilian and corporate organizations. The training is conducted by experienced and culturally sensitive facilitators (also international experienced) in an utmost participatory way.

Objectives

§ Be able to communicate in crisis

§ Be able to report safety incidents

11 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 30 Sep 2018 Training date: 08 Oct 2018 to 10 Oct 2018 Human Development Forum Foundation

HDFF’s 2.5-day Stay Safe Training for government, corporate and UN/ Safety Personnel is a safety training that addresses the management and safety related personnel needs of government and UN organizations and (inter)national corporates and organizations. The training is conducted by experienced and culturally sensitive facilitators (also internationally experienced) in an utmost participatory way.

Objectives

§ To be able to assess risks for staff, programs, and locations

§ To increase risk management capabilities

03 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Oct 2018 Training date: 08 Oct 2018 to 10 Oct 2018 i-intelligence

Our introductory course to intelligence analysis provides a solid introduction to the art and science of analytic reasoning. Participants will be given the foundational knowledge needed to establish and grow their analytic toolkit. Attention is given to descriptive and predictive modes of analysis, and the complimentary skills of trend identification, pattern detection, evidential reasoning, and ideation. The guidance provided by this course offers an essential prelude to our more advanced courses.

Course Outline

Day 1: Issue identification

03 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 27 Sep 2018 Training date: 04 Oct 2018 to 06 Oct 2018 i-intelligence

This three-day course builds on the content of our introductory OSINT program. The objective here is to extend the OSINT professional’s skills to include investigative capabilities. In addition to enhancing their knowledge of valuable intelligence resources, we will provide guidance on the tools needed to conduct rigorous, legally compliant investigations of organisations, individuals and websites.

Course Outline

Day 1: Advanced OSINT

Advanced Data Collection

03 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 15 Oct 2018 Training date: 22 Oct 2018 to 24 Oct 2018 i-intelligence

Our introductory course to intelligence analysis provides a solid introduction to the art and science of analytic reasoning. Participants will be given the foundational knowledge needed to establish and grow their analytic toolkit. Attention is given to descriptive and predictive modes of analysis, and the complimentary skills of trend identification, pattern detection, evidential reasoning, and ideation. The guidance provided by this course offers an essential prelude to our more advanced courses.

Course Outline

Day 1: Issue identification

03 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 22 Oct 2018 Training date: 29 Oct 2018 to 31 Oct 2018 i-intelligence

This three-day course will demonstrate how to generate strategic and operational intelligence from social media sources. Participants will be shown how to collect, process, and analyse social medial intelligence (SOCMINT) from a variety of networks and platforms. Further, they will be shown how to identify and monitor specific voices, issues and conversations. Finally, they will be shown how to conduct rigorous people investigations using a broad range of social media services.

Course Outline

Day 1: Mining Social Networks

03 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 18 Oct 2018 Training date: 25 Oct 2018 to 27 Oct 2018 i-intelligence

Our Advanced Intelligence Analysis course looks to extend the toolkit provided in our introductory program. Participants will learn how to identify and explore multiple lines of analytic enquiry, most notably via the Analysis of Competing Hypothesis. Next, they will be shown how to identify practical solutions to the issues they are dealing with using prescriptive models such as roadmapping and cost-benefit analysis. The course ends by showing analysts how to critique the work of their peers and manage the cognitive biases common to all professionals.

03 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 24 Sep 2018 Training date: 01 Oct 2018 to 03 Oct 2018 i-intelligence

This three-day course provides a detailed introduction to the discipline of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT). Participants will learn how to identify their intelligence needs and leverage a broad range of tools and sources to improve data collection, analysis and decision-making in their organisation.

Course Outline

Day 1: Requirements Planning

Introducing OSINT

03 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 12 Oct 2018 Training date: 18 Oct 2018 to 20 Oct 2018 i-intelligence

Our Advanced Intelligence Analysis course looks to extend the toolkit provided in our introductory program. Participants will learn how to identify and explore multiple lines of analytic enquiry, most notably via the Analysis of Competing Hypothesis. Next, they will be shown how to identify practical solutions to the issues they are dealing with using prescriptive models such as roadmapping and cost-benefit analysis. The course ends by showing analysts how to critique the work of their peers and manage the cognitive biases common to all professionals.

03 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 08 Oct 2018 Training date: 15 Oct 2018 to 17 Oct 2018 i-intelligence

This three-day course will demonstrate how to generate strategic and operational intelligence from social media sources. Participants will be shown how to collect, process, and analyse social medial intelligence (SOCMINT) from a variety of networks and platforms. Further, they will be shown how to identify and monitor specific voices, issues and conversations. Finally, they will be shown how to conduct rigorous people investigations using a broad range of social media services.

Course Outline

Day 1: Mining Social Networks

03 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 05 Oct 2018 Training date: 11 Oct 2018 to 13 Oct 2018 i-intelligence

This three-day course builds on the content of our introductory OSINT program. The objective here is to extend the OSINT professional’s skills to include investigative capabilities. In addition to enhancing their knowledge of valuable intelligence resources, we will provide guidance on the tools needed to conduct rigorous, legally compliant investigations of organisations, individuals and websites.

Course Outline

Day 1: Advanced OSINT

Advanced Data Collection

03 Jul 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 01 Oct 2018 Training date: 08 Oct 2018 to 10 Oct 2018 i-intelligence

This three-day course provides a detailed introduction to the discipline of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT). Participants will learn how to identify their intelligence needs and leverage a broad range of tools and sources to improve data collection, analysis and decision-making in their organisation.

Course Outline

Day 1: Requirements Planning

Introducing OSINT

29 Jun 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 08 Oct 2018 Training date: 29 Oct 2018 to 02 Nov 2018 Human Development Forum Foundation

HDFF’s five-day “Stay Safe Training (HEAT) for government, corporate and UN Safety Personnel” is an ADVANCED safety training that addresses primarily implementing personnel but also management and safety related personnel needs of government, corporate and UN Safety Personnel aiming to improve participants’ skills in hostile environment, following international regulations in these settings. The training will be conducted by experienced and culturally sensitive facilitators in an utmost participatory way and has in its core a 3 day Field Exercise.

Objectives

31 May 2018 description
training Ongoing course Risk and Strategic Management

The ability to communicate during a crisis event, whether with internal stakeholders as part of verbal and written information sharing protocols, or to external stakeholders such as with media groups, will define both the ability for leaders to make knowledge led decisions, and to present the shop window of the organization in the most positive light to the media; and as such to the wider global community.

31 May 2018 description
training Ongoing course Risk and Strategic Management

When an emergent threat is identified, and when a crisis situation is ongoing, or incident has happened, the ability to communicate quickly and accurately with the right people is fundamentally important.

24 Apr 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 06 May 2019 Training date: 20 May 2019 to 25 May 2019 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Our Programme

Media represents a strategic communication channel in contemporary humanitarianism. Analyzing the media landscape, understanding the limits and constraints of media relations are therefore essential.

This course aims to provide students with the necessary tools to a global knowledge and understanding of the media landscape. It addresses to managers of humanitarian action.

24 Apr 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 22 Apr 2019 Training date: 06 May 2019 to 11 May 2019 CERAH - the Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action

Our Programme

Are you a development or humanitarian professional and interested in developing the dialogue with communities in a strategic way?

Would you like to deepen your knowledge in intercultural communication?

Are you curious about the importance of accountability and the present limits of 2-way communication?

This short course is tailored for you !

12 Mar 2018 description
training Registration deadline: 15 Oct 2018 Training date: 15 Oct 2018 to 09 Nov 2018 TechChange

This four week online course will focus on building skills and strategies to better collect and manage data using a variety of technology tools.

Course Description

How has technology changed the way data are collected and the way surveys are deployed? Organizations, agencies and companies are just beginning, digital data collection skills are in high demand.