Diploma in Humanitarian Logistics

Logistics take the biggest budget and efforts in Humanitarian actions 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.
It provides a clear knowledge that relates to the relocation of the affected communities and it is also act as the central in disaster and emergencies operations.

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 situational analysis, resource mobilization and networking with partners humanitarian organizations ensure operations are successful

Course Outline

  • Responding to emergency situations
  • Needs assessment/ situational analysis for the individual humanitarian situation
  • Principles of Logistics Management
  • Logistics Planning for emergency supplies.
  • Information and Communication protocols for emergency situations
  • Humanitarian partners, cooperation and management
  • Budgeting for logistics and reviewing goods availability against humanitarian needs of the operation
  • Fleet Management
  • Staff Management
  • Storage, Warehousing and stock controls
  • Procurement and Contracts Management
  • Transport and Logistics Operations
  • Movement of people and supplies in emergency situations
  • Risk management in the supply chain
  • Measuring logistics activities and tracking performance
  • Monitoring and Evaluation in the supply chain
  • Emerging and Global Trends in Humanitarian Logistics

Training Format: Online

Course Duration: 6 Months

Course fee: $700