Welcome to the Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfers (HACT) course. This online course establishes common principles and processes for managing cash transfers between organisations. This course describes the principles and processes of HACT and how they work in UNICEF. 

HACT is a common operational framework for transferring cash to government and non-government implementing partners. This course will focus on the principles, processes and implementation of HACT. 

This course uses problem-based learning (PBL), in which learners learn about a subject through problem solving. Inside the module, you will learn new concepts through a variety of methods such as quizzes, a short case study, games and more. 

This is a single module. The full UNICEF nutrition course, from which it is taken, includes additional modules and resources. The full course is only available to UNICEF staff. 

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Is this course for me?
This module is suitable for humanitarians wanting to familiarise themselves with the HACT framework, particularly those responsible for managing results and resources in programmes involving cash transfers. The course was originally designed for UNICEF staff.

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How will I benefit from this course?
On completion of this course you will:
  • define HACT, explain its objectives and identify the key revisions of the 2014 HACT framework
  • identify the key elements of HACT and explain their corresponding processes
  • describe UNICEF specific requirements and staff responsibilities for HACT implementation.
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How long will it take?
 It should take you about 90 minutes to complete. 

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free.

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes! You will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Click on       Join        button on this page. This will take you through to the course modules. Don't worry, if you stop a module halfway through, you can always continue later from where you left off.