International Centre For Emergency Preparedness Training (Inter-Cept)

INTER-CEPT (International Centre For Emergency Preparedness Training )
Next to Daystar, off Mombasa Road,
P. O . Box 9458 - 00100
Nairobi
Kenya

Tel: +254 020 800 9758 / 770549561 / 770549562
Fax: +254 020 800 9756
Email: info@inter-cept.org
Internet: http://www.inter-cept.org/index.php


Courses on this page:    Diploma in Disaster Management
Diploma in Humanitarian Programme Management

Course Title Diploma in Disaster Management
Institution Nairobi: International Centre For Emergency Preparedness Training ( Inter-Cept)
Country Kenya
Type Distance Learning
Topics Emergencies: Disaster Management
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Long distance
Objectives/
Content

This course helps in strengthening of the capacity of individuals to reduce the impact of disasters through enhancing their knowledge and skills to promote and adopt disaster reduction practices as an integral part of the development process at community, national, sub-regional and regional levels. It provides a range of learning opportunities to disaster managers who wish to include knowledge of disaster management in their on-going professional development.

This course has been developed in cooperation with national and international disaster organizations. Support has been received from a range of emergency/disaster management agencies and organizations.

The course provides participants with a regional, national and international perspective on disaster management. Special emphasis is placed on the specific disaster profile of each region/country and issues relating to vulnerability and risk assessment, prevention, mitigation, preparedness, rehabilitation and reconstruction and relevant legislation.

Next Beginning 6 September 2010
Appl. Deadline 2 August 2010
Duration 1 year
Participants'
Profile
* Civil servants, NGO functionaries and volunteers, home guards, police, and civil defense personnel * Engineers, administrators and other government and public sector undertakings officials. * Rural development functionaries, primary health centers workers, relief workers, social workers, environmentalists etc * All those who may fulfill the basic eligibility requirement
Structure 1st SEMESTER CEP 501: Fundamentals of disaster management CEP 502: Disasters and development CEP 503: Disaster preparedness and Response 2nd and 3rd SEMESTER Choose any two electives plus the last module 516 CEP516 which is mandatory.: Elective 1 CEP 504: Vulnerability and risk Assessment CEP 505: Disaster Assessment CEP 506: Disaster mitigation Elective 2 CEP 507: Displaced persons in civil conflict CEP 508: Drought and famine CEP 509: Rehabilitation and reconstruction Elective 3 CEP 510: Disasters and the environment CEP 511: Disaster economics CEP 512: Disaster Logistics Elective 4 CEP 513: International law of disasters and armed conflict CEP 114: Emergency information management and telecommunications CEP 515: Disaster management ethics (Mandatory) This module to run in parallel is mandatory. CEP 516: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)/Critical Incident Stress (CIS)
Coordinator Cleophus Onchiri
Course fee $1650
For further
information
Email: registrar@inter-cept.org
Internet: http://www.inter-cept.org/diploma-courses/diploma-in-disaster-management
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Course Title Diploma in Humanitarian Programme Management
Institution Nairobi: International Centre For Emergency Preparedness Training ( Inter-Cept)
Country Kenya
Type Diploma
Topics Management: NGO Management
Management: Strategic Project Management
Management: Human Resources Development
Language English
Degree, Credits
Location Nairobi
Objectives/
Content

The Diploma in International Humanitarian Programme Management is an innovative, multidisciplinary training programme for humanitarian workers engaged in emergency relief and development. The course will be particularly useful for humanitarian workers currently serving with international, governmental and non-governmental organizations who wish to broaden their knowledge and understanding of humanitarian issues. It will also be useful for those preparing to work in the field of humanitarian assistance.

Some of the topics covered in the modules include:
Team building, motivation ,Minimum standards - The Sphere Project, Cross cultural communication skills, Gender issues; vulnerable groups in displaced populations, Working with local services and communities, Fundraising, Humanitarian workers: health; career development; Security, The role of the military in humanitarian interventions ,Peacekeeping, peace-building and peace-making ,Repatriation and reintegration; Tracing, Post conflict rehabilitation and demobilization; Child Soldiers, ,Economic stabilization and sustainable livelihoods, Exit strategies in humanitarian assistance programmes etc.

Objectives:
* To provide humanitarian workers with the awareness, understanding and skills essential for effective action as individuals and as members of a team.
* To identify and promote standards of good practice in humanitarian responses.
* To encourage cooperation and dialogue between governmental, non-governmental, national and international agencies involved in humanitarian action.
* To examine strategies for early warning and prevention of humanitarian crises.
* To create a more effective synergy between emergency humanitarian interventions and programmes promoting sustainable development.

Next Beginning 6 September 2010
Appl. Deadline 2 August 2010
Duration Minimum Duration : 1 Year, Maximum Duration : 2 Years
Participants'
Profile
This course is intended for participants from a variety of disciplines, not only health professionals, but logisticians, Engineers, NGO Managers.
Requirements

Some higher level education qualification is required or professional qualification or experience. Applications are welcome from persons working with governmental, international and non-governmental organizations, as well as other individuals preparing for, or currently engaged in, humanitarian work.
* Fluent in English
* Minimum age is 23
* I year working experience with a local or an International Organization.

Course fee $1650
For further
information
Email: registrar@inter-cept.org
Internet: http://www.inter-cept.org/diploma-courses/in-humanitarian-programme-management
Last update 30/06/2010 mas
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