The International Federation of Red Cross and Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) online certificate course in Disaster Management (DM) provides an online learning platform with a blend of academic excellence and practical experiences.
A one-year programme to help you bridge the knowledge-practice gap in disaster management. Specially designed for working professionals. Extensive theoretical models in Development and Disasters, GIS, Disaster Response and Recovery, Humanitarian Laws, Principles and Standards, and Disaster Risk Reduction.
This Certificate Course in Disaster Management is designed to impart domain knowledge, values, capacities and skills to:
The programme is meant for a wide variety of learner-practitioners in disaster management globally, including IFRC and National Society volunteers and staff at all levels and others interested in disaster management and humanitarian response.
Applicants should have at least a Second-Class Bachelor’s Degree or the overseas equivalent, although each application is judged on its own merits and exceptions to this entry requirement may be made. Applicants who do not have a Bachelor’s Degree or the overseas equivalent may apply if they demonstrate (via a personal statement) that they can communicate clearly, are highly motivated, and have experience of prior learning.
Up to 50 qualified participants will be selected to participate in each course. Candidates from developing countries and those working in the humanitarian field will receive priority.
Candidates should have the ability to work at a computer with a reasonable level of access to the Internet.
One year, starts on May 20, 2019
You can register and apply for the coming cohort online.
The last date for bursary applications is March 26, 2019 at 23:59 IST (GMT +5.30 Hrs).
The last date for general applications is April 23, 2019 at 23:59 IST (GMT +5.30 Hrs).
For more details about admission, write to Tata Institute of Social Science at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +91 22 25525882 (10.30 a.m-5.45 p.m IST)
07 Feb 2019