Leadership and Management (Beirut)


Leadership and Management (Beirut)

Improving the leadership skills of humanitarians working in management or coordination roles.

This course is designed to improve the leadership skills of humanitarians who are working in management or coordination roles. It draws on the latest research by authorities such as ALNAP into the skills required to be an effective leader. Sessions combine theory with practical exercises, providing opportunities for participants to develop their skills in a controlled environment.

An ongoing case study is used throughout the course enabling trainees to further practice their leadership skills in realistic situations while considering the challenges faced by senior team members in a humanitarian emergency. 

The course also offers participants the opportunity to reflect on their personal leadership skills and outline a personal development plan created with supportive peer coaching. 

What does the course cover?

  1. Being a leader in a Humanitarian Emergency.
  2. Leadership models and humanitarian leadership qualities.
  3. Power and authority.
  4. Strategic leadership.
  5. Relational and communication skills for leadership.
  6. Principled negotiation.
  7. Decision-making and risk-taking.
  8. Building teams .
  9. Building leaders.
  10. Coaching and constructive feedback.


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

  • Use a range of culturally sensitive and practical techniques to improve your leadership skills.
  • Explain the leadership process and leadership models and their relevance to your current role.
  • Create a personal leadership and development plan to begin a continuous process of learning and personal development.
  • Identify your own leadership skills and abilities, and apply them to your working life.
  • Reflect upon your own leadership attributes and strengths within the humanitarian context.
  • Learn from the leadership capabilities of others.
  • Explain the role of a leader in motivating a team and delivering against target.

Course structure:

Registration is from 8.30 am, with the course starting at 9.00 am and concluding by 5.30 pm. The day is broken up into four sessions, separated by a lunch break and coffee/ tea breaks in the morning and afternoon.

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.

During the COVID-19 pandemic, RedR UK will adhere to all safety rules and procedures as per the relevant government and ministry guidance.


  • Early Bird tickets (20% Discount) are available for the first 10 participants who register and complete payment 1 month before the course starts. Once the early tickets run out, or after the 1 month deadline expires, then the standard fees will automatically apply.
  • Standard Organisation rate (600$) is for any staff working for international organizations.
  • NNGO or CBO rate (460$) is for any staff working for local organizations and community-based organizations.
  • Group Booking is for organizations looking to book 3 or more participants onto the same course. Please email RedR UK for discount options.
  • Individual or student rates can apply upon request.

Please email for more information.

*Disclaimer: Upon registering for this course, you will be liable to pay the full course fee through PayPal, a credit card, or a bank transfer. RedR UK reserves the right to cancel your place on the course if the payment is not received at least three weeks before the training is due to start.

HPass Badge:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be eligible to apply for an HPass Badge, a digital indicator of achievement, and a way for participants to demonstrate their skills and experience in the humanitarian sector. You can find more information on HPass Badges here.


Who should attend?

The course is geared toward managers, team leaders, and general aid workers who manage people in the humanitarian and international development sectors. It would also suit people with technical experience who want to vary or expand upon their people management skills. This training is appropriate for people who are already in, or want to move into, a management role and have some understanding or prior experience in managing individuals or teams.

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What's the refund policy?

  • For bookings canceled ten or more working days* before a course, applicants will be entitled to a refund of 75% of the course fees paid, or if places are available will be offered a transfer of 90% of the course fees paid onto the next course.
  • For bookings canceled one to nine working days* before a course begins, 25% of the course fees paid will be refunded.
  • For bookings canceled less than 24 hours before a course, or after a course has started, no refund or transfer of value will be provided.
  • If the applicant chooses to transfer to another course and then cancels their booking a second time, neither a further transfer of value nor a refund will be offered.

Please note that we are only able to cover our local bank charges and not the recipient’s bank charges when we make refunds.

Refunds may take up to 30 days.

(*During Jordan office's working hours, Sunday-Thursday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm)

Any questions?

Please check the FAQ document and our Terms and Conditions.

If you have any questions about this course or require further information, please contact

In case of any complaints, please email

RedR UK is committed to making sure everyone’s needs are met, including people of different genders, ages, and disabilities. If you have any specific access requirements or learning needs RedR UK is committed to trying and making reasonable adjustments to support your needs, please email or phone +962 (0) 6 462 6227 at any stage of the booking process to talk directly to RedR UK about your needs.


Fidelity scheme: Have you participated in one of RedR UK’s courses in the last 2 years? If so, you are eligible for an additional 10% discount! Please contact to request your promo code for registration.

Local organizations: RedR UK offers special discount rates for staff funded by local organizations in low and lower-middle-income countries. These participants can register by purchasing the Standard Individual ticket.

Scholarships: RedR UK is committed to making our courses accessible to any organization, regardless of size. We offer course scholarships for eligible participants who meet specific criteria. For more information on RedR UK Scholarships and how to apply, please click here.

Course Overview

Course Length
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