At the end of the course, you will be able to apply a qualitative framework to manage projects and teams in line with local and international prerogatives. More specifically, by following the Result-Based Management approach and taking into account ethical concerns, specificities of contexts and organisations’ mandates, you will be able to:
- Manage people according to the key principles of leadership for diversity, inclusion and duty of care
- Design and implement inclusive and coordinated humanitarian projects
- Analyse humanitarian contexts
- Assess the needs and capacities of the local population
- Plan and program responses
- Monitor and evaluate progress and results
- Critically review existing projects and people management practices
Online (combination of self-study and live sessions)
All live sessions are in a group and mandatory – Usually from 13h00 to 15h30 (CET)
Depending on the module, there will be 2 to 5 live sessions per week.
Around 250 hours of work, including:
- E-learning courses (self-study)
- Live sessions
- Individual and group work: readings, videos, pool surveys, self-tests, case studies, reflexive analysis, forum discussions, etc.
- Five weeks
- 20 hours workload per week
- Module 1: Humane leadership and People management
- Module 2: Analysing humanitarian contexts: Vulnerability and resilience
- Module 3: Safety and security: Piloting risks
- Assignment 1:
- Module 4: Assessing needs and capacities
- Module 5: Planning projects and their monitoring systems
- Module 6: Programming resources and implementing interventions
- Assignment 2:
- Module 7: Monitoring and evaluation
- Closure and Final assignment
- Professionals in the humanitarian, development or social sector looking to develop their competencies as well as reflect and capitalise on their experiences
- Professionals from other sectors who wish to increase their understanding of the humanitarian sector for a potential career change
- Graduate students with relevant volunteer or intern experience, looking to undertake a post-graduate course with a view to entering the humanitarian sector.
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- a university qualification (bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
- at least three years of relevant professional experience;
- excellent command of English;
- motivation working in the humanitarian sector.
English Language Requirements
All classes at the Centre are delivered in English. All students must have an excellent command of English. Students whose mother tongue is not English, who do not have secondary or post-secondary qualifications taught in English or who have not spent a minimum of one year studying full-time at a university level in English (please provide transcripts certifying that courses were delivered in English), must provide a certificate to prove their mastery of English.
Recognised tests and scores:
- TOEFL (Test of English as Foreign Language): Internet-test: 100
- IELTS (International English Language Testing System): 7.0
- CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English, Cambridge English, part of the University of Cambridge): B-C
- CAE (Cambridge Advanced English, Cambridge English, part of the University of Cambridge): B-C
- Duolingo: 100.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The Selection Committee examines the quality of the application and aims to reach a balance between the numbers of men and women, educational profile and professional experience, geographical distribution and financial contribution. 20 candidates maximum are selected each year.
Documents Required For Your Online Enrollment
- Curriculum vitae
- Copy of the certificate for the highest qualification you have obtained
- Two letters of reccommendation
- Evidence of your English language competences (TOEIC / TOEFL or equivalent)
- Copies of work certificates from your last job position
- A passport photo (jpg format)
- A scanned copy of the passport.
To submit your application:
- duly fill in the form on the online enrollment platform
- upload all requested documents
- register to the correct programme
You will receive a confirmation by e-mail.
Should you have any question, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org