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Security Management for Humanitarians - USA (with credit-rated option)

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Security Management for Humanitarians - USA (with credit-rated option)

Given the insecure and often rapidly changing environments in which aid agencies work, safety and security management is not an optional extra.

This five-day intensive course will enable participants to identify the key requirements for managing security in complex emergencies and conflict zones by practicing essential techniques in risk management, security assessment and crisis response.The course draws on field case studies, the current humanitarian environment and the security management practices used by humanitarian bodies internationally.

The content of the course is aligned to the National Occupational Standards (UK) in Security Management as well as the InterAction Minimum Operating Security Standards and builds on the ECHO Security Training Modules.

*For those whose course fee is not being paid by their organisation we do offer a discretionary discount.  For more information please contact: training@redr.org.uk

 

What does the course cover?

  • Environmental scanning

  • Threat, vulnerability and risk assessment

  • Application of risk standards and models

  • Incident response, analysis, reporting and information management

  • Security strategies, policy and planning

  • Skills and resources required to implement a security plan

  • Crisis management

  • Operational continuity

  • Team management through security programming

  • Psycho-social support


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

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of key security management skills and their use in relation to setting and achieving programme goals when managing humanitarian emergencies

  • Work effectively in reviewing and enhancing security management practice and procedures in the field

  • Evaluate on personal performance and that of others in relation to security in emergencies

  • Communicate effectively to different audiences in the field humanitarian of practice using appropriate media

 

How much does the course cost?

Standard Organisation  - £1211.00

 

Early-Bird:

Receive 10% off the course fee when booking at least 1 month before the start of the course.*

*applies to both individual and organisational tickets

 

Scholarship:

RedR UK is committed to making our courses accessible to any organisation, regardless of size. There are 2 Scholarship places available on all UK-run courses, which cover the full course fee cost.

For more information including required criteria and how to apply, please visit our website or email training@redr.org.uk.

 

The Credit-Rated Assessment:

This course has an optional credit-rated assessment component. Only those who have paid the additional credit-rated fee BEFORE the course and completed the post-course assignment will receive the Oxford Brookes certificate. You can pay the fee at any point prior to the course start.  You’ll have 3 months after the course to complete the assignment. Find out more about the Oxford Brookes certificate and other RedR UK accreditation and certification options here.

Credit-Rated Fee: 

Individual - £274 

Organisation - £347 

 

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at security managers, field programme managers, or HQ staff with responsibility for security or risk management. It is also appropriate for staff with a strategic /organisation responsibility for security or those preparing for deployment to insecure areas.

 

Any questions? Check out our FAQs here and our T&Cs here.

If you have any questions about this course or require further information, please contact training@redr.org.uk.

In case of any complaints, please email complaints@redr.org.uk

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 are committed to try and make reasonable adjustments to support your needs, please email training@redr.org.uk or phone 0207 840 6000 at any stage of the booking process to talk directly to RedR about your needs.

Course Overview

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Course Length
5 days
Location
Silverspring. MD
Timezone
America/New_York
Price
£1090.00 - £1211.00
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