This FIELD Visit Challenge - Project Management in Humanitarian Settings module is part of the wider FIELD Programme.

FIELD is a ground-breaking, free capacity building programme. FIELD’s focus is to develop the pool of local, national, and international staff who can prepare for and take charge of in-country operational programmes in humanitarian responses.

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A person with a lightbulb over their headHow will I benefit from this course?

This scenario-based module is designed to help you put the following learnings into practice by making correct choices in the situations presented to you.

  • Identify key requirements for managing projects in a humanitarian setting.

  • Describe problem solving strategies.

  • Demonstrate understanding of the role of a Project Manager.

  • List common tasks a Project Manger is often responsible for.

  • Identify when a needs assessment is necessary.

  • Match the needs assessments with their purpose.

  • Identify crucial actions required for project set up, governance and operational planning to ensure timely and accountable delivery of project activities.  

  • Design a detailed implementation plan and work breakdown structure for a specific context.

  • Identify appropriate project implementation approaches for different scenarios through comparison.

  • Recognise common tools and best practices around managing project delivery. 

  • Identify key steps to ensure project sustainability.

  • Evaluate how to facilitate the scale-down of humanitarian projects.

  • Analyse best practice in closing project accountably and practically.

A clock showing 15 minutes passingHow long will it take?

Approximately 30 minutes. You can exit at any time and when you return, the module will take you to where you left off.

Three stacks of coins with a question mark on the topHow much does it cost?

This course is free!

A certificate scroll with a rosette on itWill I get a digital badge at the end?

Yes - you will be able to download a digital badge once you have have completed the module and it's feedback survey. The FIELD Programme does not offer certificates.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?

Scroll to the top of the page and click on the       Join course       button. This will take you through to the course content. You don't need to complete the course in one go - you can always continue later from where you left off.

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