Security Management for Humanitarians (with credit-rated option)

Mon Feb 11 2019 at 09:00 am to Fri Feb 15 2019 at 05:30 pm
250a Kennington Lane, Vauxhall, London, United Kingdom

250a Kennington Lane, Vauxhall, London, United Kingdom

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Given the insecure and often rapidly changing environments in which aid agencies work, safety and security management is not an optional extra.
This five-day intensive course will enable participants to identify the key requirements for managing security in complex emergencies and conflict zones by practicing essential techniques in risk management, security assessment and crisis response.The course draws on field case studies, the current humanitarian environment and the security management practices used by humanitarian bodies internationally.
The content of the course is aligned to the National Occupational Standards (UK) in Security Management as well as the InterAction Minimum Operating Security Standards and builds on the ECHO Security Training Modules.
What does the course cover?

Environmental scanning

Threat, vulnerability and risk assessment

Application of risk standards and models

Incident response, analysis, reporting and information management

Security strategies, policy and planning

Skills and resources required to implement a security plan

Crisis management

Operational continuity

Team management through security programming

Psycho-social support

By the end of the course you will be able to:

Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of key security management skills and their use in relation to setting and achieving programme goals when managing humanitarian emergencies

Work effectively in reviewing and enhancing security management practice and procedures in the field

Evaluate on personal performance and that of others in relation to security in emergencies

Communicate effectively to different audiences in the field humanitarian of practice using appropriate media

The credit-rated assessment:
Security Management for Humanitarians can be a competency based, assessed course worth 10 Masters level credits that can be transferred to the Masters in Development and Emergency Practice (DEP) from Oxford Brookes University or other similar postgraduate qualifications.
Please note there is an additional fee to take the course as credit-rated.
Course structure:
Registration is from 8.45 am in the first day.  Training each day will run from 9 am and conclude at 5.45 pm.
From the second day, each training day begins with a review of the topics covered the previous day to ensure that the concepts, tools, and frameworks are fully understood. Each day ends with a period of reflection, evaluation, and questions.
Participants will be actively encouraged to participate in classroom discussions and group work. The trainer will draw on both theoretical and practical knowledge in order to make the experience and learning applicable to the realities of the humanitarian sector.
RedR UK is committed to making our courses accessible to any organisation, regardless of size. We offer course scholarships for eligible participants who meet specific criteria. For more information on RedR Scholarships and how to apply, please click here.
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