Post Graduate Diploma in Humanitarian Leadership and Management

017: Post Graduate Diploma in Humanitarian Leadership and Management

 Course Overview:

Humanitarian personnel experience tremendous challenges when managing teams to deliver humanitarian actions. To effectively manage humanitarian teams and realize the expected results especially in a crisis or pressured situations, leadership, and management skills become critical. This course is designed and moderated by professional humanitarians with the objective of transforming the leadership offered by humanitarian organizations. Humanitarian Leadership examines the values, principles methodologies, and challenges that underscore humanitarian operations. The course goes beyond theory. Using real-life examples, the course is designed to empower national and international managers within the aid system so they can acquire skills to manage their teams and positively impact on communities and organizations involved in humanitarian operations.

Course Objectives:

  • Promote humanitarian standards and principles in managing crisis situations
  • Develop capacity to work with humanitarian teams effectively
  • Acquire values expected of those working in humanitarian situations
  • Acquire tools for designing and effectively managing humanitarian programmes
  • Focus on results based approach in managing humanitarian operations
  • Communicate effectively in humanitarian and hostile environments

Minimum entry requirements

Common regulations governing Post-Graduate Diplomas shall be applicable.

The following shall be eligible for admission.

  1. a) Holders of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognizable University
  2. b) Holders of an equivalent qualification from any other recognizable Institution

Training Format:

All materials are made available through our Online Learning Platform

Materials Provided:

Online delivery of curriculum materials, exercises and templates.


In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course content, students will be required to submit assignments at the end of each month





ORGANIZERS: Capacity Africa Institute

LANGUAGE: English only

Kindly confirm your participation with:

Online Training Coordinator

Capacity Africa Institute