This Foundations of Policy and Practice in Humanitarian Action Course will discuss the following:
- Analyzes the moral, ethical and legal basis for humanitarian action.
- Examines the history of humanitarian policy and practice, and considers its future trajectory in domestic and international contexts.
- Analyzes humanitarian actors and associated funding, coordination and accountability mechanisms and their influence on humanitarian practice.
- Examines principles of humanitarian action and efforts to professionalize humanitarian practice.
- Investigates the fundamentals of effective humanitarian action, including the modalities and the inter-relationship of assistance and protection.
Pre-requisites: EMC5170, EMC5172 , EMC5173, EMC5182, EMC5184, EMC6180
Applicants are required to provide proof of successful completion of a university degree or two-year College Diploma (minimum) or equivalent in a related discipline, OR related work experience in emergency management.
Applicants who have not completed a university degree or college diploma may be considered based upon relevant emergency management work experience and/or post-secondary credits achieved. These applicants will be assessed individually.
WHO IS RIGHT FOR THE PROGRAM
Program participants represent a spectrum of organisation and sectors, geographic regions and nationalities, and areas of expertise. The unifying theme is a broad base of employees and recognition of their critical role in humanitarian policy and practice, both in domestic and international contexts.
Foundations of Policy and Practice in Humanitarian Action is designed for senior-level executives and experienced leaders who are responsible for effective humanitarian action, including the modalities and the inter-relationship of assistance and protection within and outside their organisation. Participants hail from a variety of organizations—both young and established organisation that are medium or large in size—and may come to the program to examine best practices in humanitarian policy and implementation. The program is open to senior executives from a variety of functional backgrounds, including research and development, operations, human resources, finance, and marketing. These leaders, tasked with effective humanitarian action, including the modalities and the inter-relationship of assistance and protection. may include:
- Chief executive officers
- General managers
- Human Resource Managers
- Program Officers
- Social Workers
- Doctors and Nurses
- Para Medical Staff
- Chief financial officers
- Heads of departments and units
Because a diverse participant mix is an important part of every CPSPD Emergency Management program, we look for candidates who reflect a broad range of industries, functions, countries, and backgrounds to enrich the learning experience.
No payment is necessary until you have been accepted into CPSPD Emergency Management program. After admission notification, we will send you an invoice via email; payment is due within 30 days of the invoice date. If admission is within 30 days prior to the start of the program, payment is due upon receipt of the invoice. Payment is required prior to the program start date. We accept payment by company cheque, bank wire transfer, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard). Details are included on the program invoice.
If you need to cancel or defer participation, you must submit your request in writing more than 30 days before the start of the program to receive a full refund. Due to program demand and the volume of preprogram preparation, cancellations or deferrals received 14 to 30 days prior to the start of the program are subject to a fee of one-half of the program fee. Requests received within 14 days are subject to full payment.
Although there are no formal educational requirements, admission is a selective process based on professional achievement and organizational responsibility. We look for professionals who have demonstrated emergency management talent and leadership potential.
CPSPD Emergency Management programs enrich both participants and their organizations, and require full commitment from each party.
We deliberately design our programs to encourage individual growth and to foster productive interaction among participants. For that reason, proficiency in written and spoken English is essential.
CPSPD must receive your application and any other required documents in order to prepare the application for review by the Admissions Committee.
To apply, you may use our online form or download an application.
The program will be delivered using the following methodologies: Lectures, discussions, syndicate work, Videos, case studies and exercises