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Diploma in Humanitarian Logistics

Africa Training Institute is pleased to announce a Diploma in Humanitarian Logistics course. This is both an online and Distance Learning Course, which starts 1st of every month.

Overall Course Overview
Humanitarian Logistics is very central in disaster and emergency operations. It relates to the relocation of affected communities, movement of relief supplies and emergency transfer of casualties and relief workers involved in the operations. In every humanitarian action, logistics take the biggest budget and effort confirming the need for supporting efficient systems to ensure emergency supplies reach those in need in the most effective way. With increasing emergency situations around the world humanitarian logistics has a big demand hence the need for career development in the sector.

Course Objectives
- To examine the logistics system including planning the activities required in a humanitarian and emergency situation
- To understand logistics planning and implementation processes.
- To understand information needs during emergency situations especially the need for situation analysis, resources mobilization and networking with partners humanitarian organizations ensure operations are successful.
The Following are the Key Thematic Areas Participants Will Cover:
  1. Principles of Logistics Management

  2. Logistics Planning for Emergency Supplies

  3. Information and Communication Protocols for Emergency Situations

  4. Humanitarian Partners, Cooperation and Management

  5. Staff & Fleet Management

  6. Storage, Warehousing and Stock Controls

  7. Procurement and Contracts Management

  8. Transport and Logistics Management

  9. Risk Management in the Supply Chain

  10. Emerging and Global Trends in Humanitarian Logistics

Assignments: There are four assignments (continuous assessment tests), research paper and one examination to be offered at the end of the course. Assignments account for 40%, research paper counts for 30%, while the Final Exam accounts for 30% of the total mark. Upon completion of the course, you shall be issued with a Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.

Examination Certificate and Transcripts will be sent after successful completion of the course.

Duration and Course Load: 24 weeks (5 to 6 hours per week)

Dates: (Six Months) Course Starts at 1st of Every Month

ParticipantsDevelopment Professionals

Regions: Global

Organizer:  Africa Training Institute

Language: English

Format: Web-based and Distance Learning Facilitated

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