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Humanitarian Essentials Logistics Module (HELM) - Advanced Supply Chain Manager

Logistics Learning Alliance
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Logistics Learning Alliance is a leading provider of humanitarian based training programmes. We currently have over 1,000 students, studying in six continents and working under some of the most dangerous and challenging conditions in many of the world’s most disaster hit and war-torn countries.

Following the huge success of our Humanitarian Essentials Logistics Module (HELM) Events between 2015 and 2021, we will be returning to Nairobi in November 2022 to deliver our next Advanced Supply Chain Manager course.

Course content

The Advanced Supply Chain Manager event will covers areas including:

Supply Chain Management- assessing the programme requirements and understanding the global supply chain and programme strategies. Ensuring we plan supply chain behaviour to follow any rules contained in organisation policies and standards. Understand the supply chain network, plan the types and levels of resources needed to operate it and identify the internal and external interfaces which will need to be built to sustain it.

Stock Prepositioning- provide supplies quickly and cost effectively, reduce the time taken to respond to emergencies, critical material in “stock” at strategic locations. Types of Pre-Positioning such as Framework agreements, Supplier stock, Government stocks, Organisation stock, Local agreements and Strategic pre-positioning networks

Phases of Humanitarian Response- Disaster Risk Reduction, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Relief, Reconstruction and Development

Team Management- administer and coordinate groups of individuals to perform tasks, communication, objective setting and performance appraisals, guidance, instruction, direction and leadership

Cash for Vouchers - The world of humanitarian aid is changing and organisations are now using Cash Transfer Programming to meet beneficiaries’ needs. This approach require different expertise, skills, and resources. Learn how the Supply Chain effectively contribute to CTP and supports the organisations in achieving their objectives. Areas covered include Assessments, Analyses, Preparedness, Retail Market Assessment, Procurement, Risk Identification, Monitoring the programme and suppliers

Fee information

The course fee is $1,075.00 USD. This covers the entire duration of the training. Discounts are available for students who attend HELM 1 & 2 events and attain the HELM Diploma. Refreshments and lunch provided. Please note that costs associated with travelling and accommodation must be met by the student.

How to Register

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