HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Delivery of appropriate supplies, in the required amounts, at the appropriate places and time when required in good condition are the basic tasks of logistics and supply chain management. In times of crisis there is need for relief services and the same crises cause disruption to transportation services a major impediment in logistics. The course is intended to provide students with an understanding and practical use of global logistics and supply chain management in disaster management. The course provides a systematic overview of the planning, organization, operational and financial dimensions of global logistics and supply chain management in Disaster Management in the context of national and Netherlands levels.
At the end of the course students are supposed have garnered knowledge on the importance of logistics function in the provision of humanitarian assistance, acquaint themselves on the basics of managing logistics during humanitarian response, appreciate the significance of coordinated supply chain management for an efficient and effective humanitarian response and how to use scarce resources during emergencies to enhance the quality of humanitarian operations.
The topics to be covered include the following;
- Logistics in the Humanitarian context
- Procurement and contracting
- Supply chain coordination
- Transport in Humanitarian Operations
- Assessment and planning
- Risk management
- Information and ICT
- Working with diversified cultures
- Fleet management
- Customs clearance-exports and imports
- Warehouse management and inventory control
Course Begins on 1st of every month for three months.
Course Level: Certificate Course
Cost: Amount USD 400
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