Corsi di specializzazione

I nostri corsi di specializzazione sono diretti a chi ha già esperienza nel settore della cooperazione internazionale e/o degli interventi umanitari e vuole acquisire competenze ulteriori su settori specifici. Le formazioni offerte tengono in considerazione gli standard umanitari internazionali generali (es. Core Humanitarian Standards) e specifici del settore e le conoscenze disponibili a livello globali tramite i netto di settore specifici (global working groups, cluster, practitioners networks e communities) inoltre integrano sempre testimonianze pratiche e case studies degli operatori del settore.

Child Protection in Humanitarian Assistance

Course content:
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:
• Be familiar with the CP legal framework, inter-agency coordination requirements and key global guiding documents and instruments, and be able to apply key CP core principles and standards;
• Understand child wellbeing and the active role of child agency, caregivers and communities to support and protect children;
• Be able to develop and implement a principled and quality CP programme in all its components, including identifying and assessing key needs, setting priorities and solid outcomes and monitoring the response;
• Know evidence-based child protection interventions in humanitarian settings, including the emerging practice of strengthening families, promoting child agency, and supporting community-based interventions;
• Be familiar with the Mental Health and Psychosocial Support framework and how Child Protection actors can contribute to the holistic wellbeing of children and their families;
• Be able to identify and assess children’s specific vulnerabilities/ at-risk groups, and to put forward adequate response plans and to advocate to other sector for child protection mainstreaming;
• Understand the provision of individual care through the case management process, and the different measures and provisions aimed to ensure protection from abuse, including sexual exploitation and abuse;
• Acquire a more in-depth understanding of self-care practices, including practical techniques to maintain the own psychosocial wellbeing, while working in a highly stressing environment.

Date:
Planned in October 2021

Duration:
5 days (in presence)

Venue:
Milan- Italy

Cost:
Full rate 950€ . Early bird 800 rate €. Multiple subscriptions can request further 10% discount on the rate.

Language:
English

Nutrition in Humanitarian Assistance

Course content:
The course aims to provide an overview of nutrition interventions implemented in humanitarian settings. It will follow the project cycle steps, so focusing on how to assess malnutrition from a qualitative and quantitative point of view and contextualize underlying causes and challenges, how to design and plan the most suitable intervention and how to monitor it in an effective and efficient manner.
The course will include the following topics:
• a general review of the different types of malnutrition and their direct and underlying causes
• assessing and measuring malnutrition at population and individual level
• common nutritional interventions (CMAM and IYCF)
• monitoring and evaluation mechanisms of nutrition interventions
Additional issues discussed will include:
• Remaining challenges and humanitarian dilemmas related to nutrition
• Integrated programming: food security and WASH plus nutrition interventions. Nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive interventions
• The Sphere guidelines and other relevant nutrition standards
The course content is based on the Harmonised Training Package of the Global Nutrition Cluster, the Lancet 2013 Nutrition series and Global Health and Nutrition policies agreed at the World Health Assembly in Geneva.

Date:
14-18 June 2021

Duration:
5 days

Venue:
LIVE ONLINE

Cost:
Full rate 650€. Early bird rate 450 €. Multiple subscriptions can request further 10% discount on the rate.

Language:
English

MEAL – Monitoring evaluation accountability and learning

Course content:
This course provides a comprehensive understanding of Monitoring Evaluation Accountability and Learning (MEAL) concepts and fits them within the logical framework, commonly used to track humanitarian interventions. It also describes methods and approaches for an effective project monitoring and offers an overview of evaluation techniques, standards and criteria. Participants will also familiarize with the concept of learning and how to capture and capitalize lessons learnt and good practices from humanitarian interventions. The current debate on accountability and how this cross-cutting theme is relevant to project/program monitoring and evaluation will also be part of the training.
The course will include the following topics:
• Introduction to the concepts of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning
• How to monitor a project /program; how to set up a monitorning framework an a monitoring plan; choice of indicators, data collection techniques and sampling, data management and analysis;
• How to evaluate a project/program; understanding different types of evaluation (interim, final, real time); evaluation through the DAC criteria;
• Quality in monitoring and evaluation: methods and tools;
• How to adapt monitoring and evaluation to different sectors of intervention;
• The importance of Accountability and how to set up feedback and complaints mechanisms;
• Defining learning and how to learn from a project/program.

Date:
Planned for 2022

Duration:
5 days

Venue:
LIVE ONLINE

Cost:
Full rate 650€. Early bird rate 450 €. Multiple subscriptions can request further 10% discount on the rate.

Language:
English

Communication for Development and Humanitarian Action

Course content:
Whether they are based in the field or at headquarters, working for big or small organizations, communication specialists in the humanitarian and development sector need to possess a unique set of skills and competencies to navigate the complexities and demands of this multi-faceted profession. From acting as spokespersons, to ensuring visibility and handling communication crises, a well-rounded communication professional is crucial in driving the support and engagement needed for achieving the organization’s goals. Filled with practical exercises and case studies on latest innovations and trends, this course will guide participants through an experiential learning journey that will enable them to create well-planned, impactful communication strategies and campaigns.
The course will include the following topics:
• Understand the complexities of communicating in humanitarian and development contexts, as well as its fundamental concepts and frameworks;
• Recognize the cross-cultural and ethical aspects involved in this type of communication;
• Craft compelling, audience-appropriate content and identify best channels and strategies for dissemination;
• Master the methods, approaches and tools to build an impactful communication strategy;
• Manage the whole cycle of a communication project, from strategic planning and implementation to monitoring and evaluation.

Date:
Planned in November 2021

Duration:
5 days (in presence)

Venue:
Milan- Italy

Cost:
Full rate 950€. Early bird rate 800 €. Multiple subscriptions can request further 10% discount on the rate.

Language:
English

Gender-based Violence in Humanitarian Action

Course content:
This training is addressed at professionals with a protection background and/or with a basic to good understanding of gender-based violence and/or gender programming in humanitarian action.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Understand the complexities of designing, implementing, and monitoring a GBV intervention in humanitarian action, as well as its fundamental concepts and frameworks;
• Recognize the criticalities of working on gender-based violence in humanitarian action in a coordinated and holistic manner;
• Apply and being familiar with the most recent practices, approaches and technical resources to build an impactful GBV intervention.

Date:
Planned in November 2021

Duration:
5 days (in presence)

Venue:
Milan – Italy

Cost:
Full rate 950 €. Early Bird rate 800 €. Multiple subscriptions can request further 10% discount on the rate.

Language:
English

Food Security in Humanitarian Assistance

Course content:
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Understand the complexities of designing, implementing, and monitoring a Food Security intervention in humanitarian action, as well as its fundamental concepts and frameworks;
• Understand how to plan a market-based response when planning food security intervention;
• Integrate the key Food Security Humanitarian standards and learn about resilience-building practices and transition to early recovery phases;
• Plan Food Security intervention and strengthening linkages with other sectors (e.g. nutrition, WASH);
• Apply and be familiar with the most recent practices, approaches and technical resources to build an impactful Food Security intervention.

Date:
Planned in December 2021

Duration:
5 days (in presence)

Venue:
Milan – Italy

Cost:
Full rate 950€. Early bird rate 800 €. Multiple subscriptions can request further 10% discount on the rate.

Language:
English

Education in Emergency

Course content:
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:
• Be familiar with the EiE framework, inter-agency coordination requirements and key global guiding documents and instruments, and be able to apply key EiE standards;
• Understand impact of the interrupted learning and the active role of governments, agency, schools, families and communities to support access to education for children and youth;
• Be able to develop and implement quality EiE programme in all its components, including identifying and assessing key needs, setting priorities and solid outcomes and monitoring the response;
• Know evidence-based education in emergency interventions, including the emerging practice in humanitarian settings about the role of the education system, schools, families, promoting and supporting community-based interventions;
• Be familiar with the INEE Minimum Standards and how education interventions can contribute to the holistic well-being and learning of children;
• Be able to identify and assess children’s needs, and to put forward adequate response plans and to advocate to other sectors for education mainstreaming;
• Understand the linkage with child protection, and the different measures and provisions at school and community level aimed to ensure protection from attacks, threats, exploitation and abuses.

Date:
5-9 July 2021

Duration:
5 days

Venue:
LIVE ONLINE

Cost:
Full rate 650€. Early bird rate 450 €. Multiple subscriptions can request further 10% discount on the rate.

Language:
English

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