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Online: Introductory Cert in Procurement & Logistics – Humanitarian Context, May-June, Myanmar Time zone (UTC +6:5)

May 23 @ 8:00 am - June 13 @ 5:00 pm UTC+6.5

Online Introductory Cert in Procurement & Logistics – Humanitarian Context

Endorsed by CILT International as a recognized CPD programme – Online Training Course – Myanmar Time zone (UTC + 6:30)

Being delivered over four separate dates: Sat 23rd May – Sat 30th May – Sat 6th June – Sat 13th June

Aim: To provide participants with an introduction to some of the key principles of Procurement & Logistics in a Humanitarian context.


  • Understanding: To introduce participants to the procurement & logistics world and expand their understanding of a humanitarian response from a logistics perspective.
  • Critical Thinking: To review actual events and the implications of decisions made.
  • Capacity Building: To build the capacity of the attendees so they can be prepared for working in the humanitarian sector
  • Planning: Plan effective processes for procurement, warehousing, fleet, assets and distribution
  • Procedures: Identify the key procedures required to establish effective logistics services

Facilitated by Will Holden CMILT – Managing Director – Emergency Logistics Team & Nihad Fadhill Iraq Coordinator Emergency Logistics Team

Day1 10:00–16:00 UTC +6:30 Procurement – Theory
Day2 10:00–16:00 UTC +6:30 Procurement – Practice/Warehouse Ops
Day3 10:00–16:00 UTC +6:30 Warehouse Ops Continued/Vehicle Ops
Day4 10:00–16:00 UTC +6:30 Vehicles Ops Cont./Assets – Distributions – Group Task.

The course is aimed at:

  • Those working in government or aid organisations who are office based and involved in some aspect of a Humanitarian response in fundraising, public relations, awareness raising or development education who have no logistics experience but would like to have a more in-depth knowledge of this field.
  • Development aid workers who have experience in the field but have not worked directly in a logistics department.
  • Professional Logisticians from the Private Sector who are interested in learning more about the Humanitarian Logistics Sector.
  • Individuals who are keen to learn more about what role logistics plays in a Humanitarian context and who may wish to look for employment in this sector in the future.

Cost per person: $700 INGO staff – $600 individuals

Note: there is a 10% discount off the course for all HLA members

Contact: To register your place, contact Will Holden


May 23 @ 8:00 am
June 13 @ 5:00 pm