Introduction to Humanitarian Logistics
Duration 2 weeks
Weekly study 3 hours
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Learn how to manage the logistics of providing humanitarian relief
Whether it’s people suffering, goods needing to be delivered, reduced communications infrastructures, or major disruption of physical infrastructure, humanitarian organisations work by providing assistance to global crises as quickly and effectively as possible.
On this course, you’ll learn how humanitarian relief is provided and explore the logistical concepts and principles that are applied in humanitarian operations.
You’ll consider the importance of supply chain management and recognise how contextual differences alter the requirements of logistics management during aid operations.
What topics will you cover?
- Humanitarian logistics and humanitarian supply chains
- Logistics services
- Risk and resilience
- Sustainability issues
- Future trends
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more
Who is the course for?
The course is designed for undergraduate students interested in pursuing a masters program in humanitarian logistics.
The course will also be useful for working professionals or anyone looking to deepen their knowledge in humanitarian logistics.
Who will you learn with?
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