Humanitarian Manager, International Programs
Arising from reflections and projects carried out jointly for several years with actors of the humanitarian and development ecosystem (NGOs, social entrepreneurs, donors), this highly practical training prepares students for the technical, tactical and strategic dimensions of humanitarian programs, as well as for major changes in the sector. It follows a core curriculum that provides knowledge and skills critical for the field and an opportunity to work for eight months on real projects proposed by organizations. To closely adhere to the dimensions of their project, they take specific courses in one of the three courses proposed: strategic, operational, advocacy and strategic communications.
Humanitarian manager: a common curriculum, 3 paths
The training is characterized by a common core grouping the knowledge and skills of the humanitarian management profession and three paths: operational, strategic, and advocacy and strategic communications.
MODULE 1. GEOPOLITICS 50 H
MODULE 2. METHODS AND TECHNIQUES FOR STRATEGIC ANALYSIS 30 H
MODULE 3. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 56 H
MODULE 4. PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND PROGRAMMING 87 H
MODULE 8. DISSERTATION 4 H
MODULE 9. PREPARATION FOR PROFESSIONAL LIFE 20 H
Strategic - S 78 H
The contexts of intervention are becoming more complex and evolving very fast. This pathway allows students to develop analytical and conceptual elasticity, giving a broad expression to creativity and therefore to innovation. Capable of designing programs, the graduates from this course will be able to propose effective collaboration and / or pooling structures, manage multiple projects, and support teams towards change, innovation and transformation.
MODULE 5-S. IDENTIFICATION AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
MODULE 6-S. INTERVENTION FRAMEWORK AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
MODULE 7-S. ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURES AND ECOSYSTEM
Operational - O 78 H
Crisis situations are multiplying, putting emergency response and post-emergency responders to the test in terms of access, risk management and aid effectiveness. The operational pathway allows students to develop a tactical dimension and significantly improve the impact of emergency and post-emergency programming. Graduates from this course will be able to act quickly and effectively, design and implement tactics to offer improved access to the most vulnerable, and manage their team and their stress in an insecure, multicultural and complex environment .
MODULE 5-O. IDENTIFICATION AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
MODULE 6-O. INTERVENTION FRAMEWORK AND TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
MODULE 7-O. EXHIBITION AND OPERATIONAL ROLE-PLAYING
Advocacy and communication of influence - P 78H
Some impacts, structural changes and transformations can not happen without advocacy and strategies of influence. In a world where soft power is becoming more and more important, it is essential to understand this form of power, analyze it and control it. This path allows students to develop political intelligence. Advocates for the most vulnerable, graduates from this course will be able to analyze the actors' play, to influence the drivers and agents of change, and to build relevant and effective influence strategies, even in the most complex political environments.
MODULE 5-P. IDENTIFICATION AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
MODULE 6-P. TECHNICAL EXPERTISE
MODULE 7-P. POLITICAL ISSUES
Classes: Thursdays and Fridays from October 2019 to May 2020.
Internships: 3 days a week from October to May, full time until the end of 2020.
IRIS, 2 bis rue Mercoeur, 75011 Paris, FRANCE