CAS Quality Management of Humanitarian Projects
Period10 January 2022 - 8 April 2022
Registration deadline30 November 2021
Total fees: CHF 5’000.-
Deposit: (upon acceptance of admission): CHF 500.-
The payment of the registration fees can be made in several installments. If registration fees are not paid before the beginning of the course, access to the programme will not be allowed.
There is no available scholarship for this programme.
At the end of the CAS, participants will be able to apply a qualitative framework in order to manage projects and teams in line with local and international prerogatives.
More specifically, following the Result-Based Management approach and taking into account ethical concerns, specificities of contexts and organisations’ mandate, 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 needs and capacities of local population
- Plan and program responses
- Monitor and evaluate progress and results
- Critically review existing projects and people management practices
Professional from other sectors who wish to increase their understanding of the humanitarian sector for a potential career change
Graduate student with relevant volunteer or intern experience, looking to undertake a post-graduate course with a view to entering the humanitarian sector.
- Module 1: Humane leadership and People management (10 – 25 January 2022)
- Module 2: Analysing humanitarian contexts: Vulnerability and resilience (26 January – 04 February)
- Module 3: Safety and security: Piloting risks (07 – 11 February)
- Assignment 1: 14-16 February
- Module 4: Assessing needs and capacities (17-25 February)
- Module 5: Planning projects and their monitoring systems (28 February – 11 March)
- Module 6: Programming resources and implementing interventions (14 – 23 March)
- Assignment 2: 24-25 March
- Module 7: Monitoring and evaluation (28 – 31 March)
- Closure and Final assignment (01 – 08 April)
Prof. Karl BLANCHET, Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies, a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva
This certificate addresses the dynamics and components that guarantee the quality management of adapted projects and cohesive teams. It integrates fundamental principles such as inclusion and diversity, do no harm, accountability and participation into processes, methods and tools of project and people management.
For more details on the enrollment process visit this page.
- 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.