CAS Quality Management of Humanitarian Projects 2022

This certificate addresses the dynamics and components that guarantee the quality management of adapted projects and cohesive teams. It integrates principles such as inclusion and diversity, do no harm, accountability and participation into processes, methods, tools of project & people management.

Information

Period

10 January 2022 - 8 April 2022
10 ECTS credits
250 Distance teaching hours
13.5 weeks

Language

English

Format

Distance learning

Contact

Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies

humanitarianstudies(at)unige.ch

Location

Online

Registration

Registration deadline

30 November 2021

Fees:

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.

Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development

Objectives

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

Audience

Professional in the humanitarian, development or social sector looking to develop their competencies as well as reflect and capitalise on their experiences
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.

Programme

  • 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)

Director(s)

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

Coordinator(s)

Sandrine DELATTRE, Practical Intelligence, Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies and Claire BARTHELEMY, Geneva Centre of Humanitarian Studies
Situational intelligence at the service of quality.

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.

Date(s)

10 January 2022
11 January 2022
12 January 2022
13 January 2022
14 January 2022
17 January 2022
18 January 2022
19 January 2022
20 January 2022
21 January 2022
24 January 2022
25 January 2022

Speakers

Claire Barthélémy - Constance Martin - Catherine Russ

Date(s)

26 January 2022
27 January 2022
28 January 2022
31 January 2022
1 February 2022
2 February 2022
3 February 2022
4 February 2022

Speakers

Claire Barthélémy - Patrice Chataigner - Gustavo Fernandez

Date(s)

7 February 2022
8 February 2022
9 February 2022
10 February 2022
11 February 2022

Speakers

Claire Barthélémy - Virgile Debu - Baptiste Martin

Date(s)

14 February 2022
15 February 2022
16 February 2022

Date(s)

17 February 2022
18 February 2022
21 February 2022
22 February 2022
23 February 2022
24 February 2022
25 February 2022

Speakers

Claire Barthélémy - Bonaventure Sopko - Sandrine Delattre - Patrice Chataigner

Date(s)

28 February 2022
1 March 2022
2 March 2022
3 March 2022
4 March 2022
7 March 2022
8 March 2022
9 March 2022
10 March 2022
11 March 2022

Speakers

Sandrine Delattre - Claire Barthélémy

Date(s)

14 March 2022
15 March 2022
16 March 2022
17 March 2022
18 March 2022
21 March 2022
22 March 2022
23 March 2022
24 March 2022
25 March 2022

Speakers

Sandrine Delattre - Julia Frei - Claire Barthélémy - Philippe Ruscassier

Date(s)

28 March 2022
29 March 2022
30 March 2022
31 March 2022
1 April 2022

Speakers

Sandrine Delattre - Claire Barthelemy

Date(s)

4 April 2022
5 April 2022
6 April 2022
7 April 2022
8 April 2022

Speakers

Sandrine Delattre - Claire Barthélémy

Admission criteria

For more details on the enrollment process visit this page.

Admission Requirements

  1. a university qualification (bachelor’s degree or equivalent);
  2. at least three years of relevant professional experience;
  3. excellent command of English;
  4. motivation working in the humanitarian sector.

 

Number of participants

20 candidates maximum are selected each year.

Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable Goal 13: Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development

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