Certificate Course in Community Based Disaster Risk Management

Course Overview

When a disaster strikes, if not addressed well, then they can render an organization, a community or even a country dysfunctional. It only takes few minutes to bring down developments that have been made through many years, funds, as well efforts. With the ever increasing magnitude of the effects of disasters due to climate change, urbanization, industrialization and terrorism, disaster risk management should be embedded in organizational culture and structures.

The course explores disaster risk management concepts and practices using practical examples at international up to individual level.

 

Course Content

 

Principles of risk and risk management

  • The concepts and definitions of risk and risk management
  • Enterprise risk management
  • Risk assessment, identification, analysis and evaluation
  • Risk responses and risk treatment
  • Risk management standards

 

Practice of risk management

 

  • Risk and organizations including an introduction to corporate governance, project and operational risk management.
  • Organizational risk management, emerging risks and future developments
  • An overview of the global business and risk environment
  • Risk culture, appetite and tolerance
  • Risk architecture, strategy and protocols

Building community capacity to promote the culture of safety

 

 

Exercises:

After they have read the material for each unit, students are expected to test their own Learning by completing some relevant exercises and tasks.

Assignments:

In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit three assignments.

 

DURATION: 3 Months

REGIONS TARGETED: Global

COURSE FEE: $400

ORGANIZERS: Development Dimensions Africa

LANGUAGE: English

FORMAT: Online Learning

GENERAL COURSE CONTACT: infoinfo@humanitarianagenda.org

 

 

 

037: Certificate Course in Effective Leadership in Humanitarian Program

 

Course Overview

This course focuses on the basic principles of personal and interpersonal leadership that can be used in situations where the audiences are in a humanitarian situation. Emphasis will be placed on vision, goals and objectives, motivation, decision making, dealing with change and diversity issues. The audience has found self in that situation either because of bad leadership, food or any other humanitarian condition. By the end of the course, the learner is expected to  increase their personal and interpersonal awareness, shaped their analytical skills and gained a greater understanding of the complex issues facing today’s leaders.

 

Course Content

 

  • Defining leadership; develop a personal definition of leadership and evaluate what the following, a) personal leadership b) Organizational leadership c) Global leadership
  • Leadership concepts; they include vision, goals, motivation, decision making, time management, team building, conflict, dealing with change, communication skills, ethics and diversity issues.
  • Leadership theory; introduce students to leadership theory models and use the relational leadership model as a frame for understanding leadership and exploration of leadership views.
  • Personal leadership profile; examine themselves in leadership and their strengths as well as talents, evaluation of leadership styles through the use of Myers-Briggs personality test.
  • Leadership in the context of a community; practical aspects of group development and its dynamics

 

Exercises:

After they have read the material for each unit, students are expected to test their own Learning by completing some relevant exercises and tasks.

Assignments:

In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit three assignments.

 

DURATION: 3 Months

REGIONS TARGETED: Global

COURSE FEE: $400

ORGANIZERS: Development Dimensions Africa

LANGUAGE: English

FORMAT: Online Learning

GENERAL COURSE CONTACT: infoinfo@humanitarianagenda.org

 

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