DIPLOMA PROJECT MANAGER IN HUMANITARIAN ACTION IN POST-CRISIS SOCIETIES

UNIVERSITY FERNANDO PESSOA

In collaboration with

INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

DIPLOMA:

PROJECT MANAGER IN HUMANITARIAN ACTION IN POST-CRISIS SOCIETIES

 

July 2017

 

OBJECTIVES

 

The objectives of the course are three: first, to gain the essential tools to manage projects in humanitarian action; second, to understand the fundamentals of humanitarian action and to identify contextual elements of international projects in this field; and third, to prepare for practice in the field in post-crisis societies. At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

– understand relevant international issues and conduct a critical and independent thinking on humanitarian action and its problems;

– understand the historical aspects and the different actors of humanitarian action, in particular their scope of action in post-crisis societies;

– identify the geopolitical context of humanitarian action today, especially its challenges and the current priorities of humanitarian action (such as its link to development and peace-keeping);

– use the essential tools of project management in humanitarian action, namely health indicators, human resources and fundraising, and intercultural awareness.

 

MODULES

 

WEEK 1 – 3 to 7 July

The tools for  management of humanitarian projects

This part deals with the methodologies, such as health basic indicators, essential legal tools, human resources and basic financial skills (fundraising), and logistics in situations of disaster or humanitarian mission.

Prof. Dr João Casqueira – Humanitarian Standards

Assist. Prof. Dr. Admir Mulaosmanović – Ethnic context and social reconstruction

 

WEEK 2 – 10 to 14 July

The tools for  management of humanitarian projects

This part deals with the methodologies, such as health basic indicators, essential legal tools, human resources and basic financial skills (fundraising), and logistics in situations of disaster or humanitarian mission.

Prof. Dr João Casqueira – Humanitarian Standards

Prof. Dr Isabel Silva – Health tools in humanitarian projects

 

WEEK 3 – 17 to 21 July

The international context of humanitarian action

Knowledge of  the areas of intervention, to better understand the dynamics, issues and humanitarian organizations.

Prof. Dr Cláudia Ramos – States in context

Prof. Dr Ali Haj Mohammed – The context of humanitarian action in the Middle East

 

WEEK 4 – 24 to 28 July

The professional preparation and practice in humanitarian action

Assist. Prof. Dr. Joseph Kaminski – Islamic movements and risks for populations and professionals

Assist. Prof. Dr. Nathan Munier – Humanitarian action and cooperation in post-conflicts societies

133 hours (5 ECTS)

Participation is free

For registration please e-mail gri@ufp.edu.pt

Certificate of participation €10

Certificate of completion €50