at College of Neohumanist Studies  (CNS)

By AMURT & AMURTEL June 7 – 30, 2012
CNS Campus Ydrefors, Sweden

This Participatory Humanitarian Program Manager Training is a module based series comprising four modules and designed for AMURT & AMURTEL project coordinators, board members, management, administration, senior staff and fund raisers. Participants may take one or several of the modules. It is a unique chance to learn advanced management from the people who live and breathe humanitarian assistance, at an affordable cost in a spiritual environment.


The Training

The humanitarian field is evolving dynamically in response to increasingly complex challenges. As agents of humanitarian work, our capability to manage people, projects and organizations is crucial to successful and long-lasting impacts of service efforts. Honing the level and scope of our practical skills and competencies to confront these diverse challenges, is one of the prerequisites for achieving high quality and professionalism in the sector. One of the greatest needs humanitarian workers have is to know how to employ participatory methodology to ensure the sustainability of programs.


In June 2012, AMURT/EL will begin to offer an annual training program in Participatory Humanitarian Management. The training consists of an introduction to humanitarian frameworks and 3 competency-based modules focused on the management of projects, finances, and people.


The program is modeled after the internationally recognized BioForce Institute training methodology, and is adapted to include the AMURT/EL philosophy and field experiences, as well as key Participatory Learning & Action tools and principles. The training modules have been designed to enhance the Quality and Accountability of humanitarian programs, through the use of simulation, group work, case studies, role-plays, and practical tools and exercises.


The key participants this training will target include field leaders, project managers, fundraisers, rising coordinators, and people directly involved in the management of various AMURT/EL related programs. Participants can choose to take individual modules or the entire 4-module program, resulting in an AMURT/EL professional development certification.


Trainers: Dharma Demeter Russafov, Sarita Wolf, Paul Ziade, Dada Vishvarupananda
Pre-registration required.
Maximum number of participants: 25
Fees include room, board and course materials.
A professional development certification will be issued for each module completed. Information and booking:
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