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Event Date: 25/04/2017
Duration: 4 days
Location: Bochum, Germany
Booking Deadline: 18/04/2017
Price: TBC

Purpose

The purpose of this workshop is to build the capacity of organisation staff and consultants to facilitate training on the Core Humanitarian Standard.

Who should attend?

This course is for people who train or manage learning within their organisation or more widely in the sector. Priority will be given to people who have a responsibility for training/learning within their job, and to consultants specialising in training delivery. Participants must have at least a basic knowledge of quality, accountability, people management and the Core Humanitarian Standard before they join this workshop.

Course content

The first two days of the course will offer introductory sessions on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The third day will touch on training methods, and give time for participants to prepare for the fourth day, when participants will deliver sessions that they have developed themselves.

Facilitation
The workshop facilitation will be provided by the CHS Alliance.

Pre-workshop assignments and background reading

Participants are asked to (re)read the Core Humanitarian Standard and the accompanying Guidance Notes & Indicators, and to complete the Core Humanitarian Standard e-learning module, as preparation for the workshop.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

·         Differentiate accurately between the humanitarian principles of humanity, impartiality, independence, and neutrality, and explain their importance;

·         List the nine commitments of the Core Humanitarian Standard and explain how each contributes to the delivery of a quality humanitarian response;

·         Give examples of good practice drawn from their own experience, from other participants and more widely from the sector;

·         Act as advocates and peer leaders on the importance of quality, accountability and good people management in humanitarian action;

·         Facilitate introductory training on the Core Humanitarian Standard within and/or beyond their own organisations.

Course fees

The course fee includes facilitation, course materials, lunch and refreshments during the days of the course, and a course completion certificate. The course fee does not include the cost of overnight accommodation or travel to and from the training venue.

 

Swiss francs (CHF)

Full members

Associate/non-members

Standard rate

1000

1400

Early bird standard rate*

900

1250

Small agency rate**

500

700

Early bird small agency*

450

625

* Early bird rates are for bookings made before 28 February 2017, & settled within 15 days of the date of the invoice
**A small agency is one with an annual expenditure of less than 5 million Swiss francs.

Programme guide

Day 1: Introduction to the Core Humanitarian Standard; Humanitarian principles; Commitment 1 Appropriateness & relevance; Commitment 2 Effectiveness & timeliness; Commitment 3 Strengthening local capacities; Commitment 4 Participation & information sharing.

Day 2: Commitment 5 Complaints mechanisms; Commitment 6 Coordination & complementarity; Commitment 7 Learning & improvement; Commitment 8 People management; Commitment 9 Resource management; The Verification Framework; Action planning.

Day 3: Adult learning; Learning styles; Training methodologies; Writing learning objectives; Preparation for Day 4 training practice sessions.

Day 4: Participant training practice sessions; Feedback and reflection.



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Event Date: 25/04/2017 9.30am - 4pm
Duration: 1 day
Location: London
Booking Deadline: 18/04/2017
Price: 0 GBP for members, 0 GBP for non-members

This one-day workshop will focus on approaches to structuring reward in INGOs.
Project Fair is an ESRC-funded international collaboration between the CHS Alliance, Birches Group, the University of Edinburgh and Massey University.

Attendance

HR and Reward Managers and Directors are invited to attend to discuss the findings of the Project Fair research and to hear about the different approaches to reward that are being undertaken in our sector.

The event is open to both CHS Alliance members and non-members and attendance is free of charge.

The event will take place on Tuesday 25 April from 9.30 until 4pm at the Resource for London Centre, Holloway Road, London. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Objectives

By attending this workshop you will:

• learn about different approaches to fairness in reward systems across the sector
• hear findings from the research project
• know how to monitor equity of pay in INGOs
• be equipped with the latest evidence to be able to lead a conversation that addresses issues related to equity of pay and how to address such issues
• understand national and international employee reactions and motivations to pay and reward
• appraise the feasibility and barriers of various different reward policy options
• be placed to navigate potential solutions to reward challenges, using a series of INGO case studies as examples
• be networked across a range of different INGOs and the project team on fair and decent remuneration and their links to other global initiatives

If you are interested in participating, please register through the BOOK EVENT button. More details will be provided to participants once registered.



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Event Date: 22/05/2017
Duration: 3 days
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Booking Deadline: 15/05/2017
Price: TBC

This year our Humanitarian Human Resources (HHR) Asia conference will take place in Bangkok on 22-24 May.

The conference is designed for Human Resources (HR) professionals and people managers, and will address the theme of organisational resilience. You can download a detailed flyer which we encourage you to share with colleagues.

Our HHR conferences provide a unique space for HR professionals in the sector to reflect, learn from what others are doing, gain fresh insights, and generate practical solutions.

Book now to secure your place at the conference for an early-bird fee:

Option 1: GPB 550 including accommodation for three nights at the Conference Hotel 

Option 2:  GPB 400 non-residential fee for local participants who do not require accommodation.

Programme

The conference theme for this year’s HHR Asia will be organisational resilience with the following sessions confirmed:

What is organisational resilience and what can impact it? Panel discussion with Michael Jenkins, Chief Executive, Roffey Park, Xavier Castellanos, Director of the Asia Pacific, IFRC, and Varun Kumar Anand, Regional Director for South Asia, IPPF. .
World café looking at the different roles in the organisation that can strengthen individual and organisational resilience - focusing on leadership, HR, external support and peer support - Various experts in the sector.
Grand Bargain: Implications and role of HR - Jeremy Wellard, Regional Representative, ICVA.
Sustainability and organisational resilience workshops led by practitioners and experts will look at strengthening partner resilience; changing the business model to remain relevant; creating team and organisational cultures that value well-being; maintaining the balance between duty of care and high levels of performance in a changing humanitarian sector; how HR can prove it really adds value to an effective humanitarian response; and developing capacity for organisational resilience and sustainability through strategic HR management.

Participants will also hear about challenges, case studies of good practice, and get practical tips from sector leaders who are working with these issues. There will be plenty of opportunity for networking.

At the end of the second day, we will  be holding a marketplace session where you can hear about new and ongoing projects and initiatives across the sector. 

Booking

Please note that the early-bird conference fee of GBP 550 includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments on all three days and includes accommodation on 21, 22, and 23 May. Extending your stay at the conference venue may be available at your own cost. The non-residential early-bird conference fee of GBP 400 includes lunch and refreshments on all three days but does not include accommodation. The early-bird discount fee will be available until 19 April, after which the conference fee including accommodation will go up to GBP 650 while the non-residential conference fee will increase to GBP 500.

We look forward to welcoming you in Bangkok. If you have any questions please email HHR@chsalliance.org.

By booking one of our events, you confirm that you accept our Event Terms & Conditions so please ensure you review and understand them before booking.

HHR Asia is kindly supported by our partner:

 

                  

 



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Event Date: 01/08/2017
Duration: 4 days
Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone
Booking Deadline: 24/07/2017
Price: TBC

 The purpose of this workshop is to build the capacity of organisation staff and consultants to facilitate training on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The workshop will be delivered in English.

Who should attend?

This course is for people who train or manage learning within their organisation or more widely in the sector. Priority will be given to people who have a responsibility for training/learning within their job, and to consultants specialising in training delivery. Participants must have at least a basic knowledge of quality, accountability, people management and the Core Humanitarian Standard before they join this workshop.

Course content:

The first two days of the course will offer introductory sessions on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The third day will touch on training methodologies, and give time for participants to prepare for the fourth day, when participants will deliver sessions that they have developed themselves.

Pre-workshop assignments and background reading:

Participants are asked to (re)read the Core Humanitarian Standard and the accompanying Guidance Notes & Indicators in preparation for the workshop. We also recommend that they complete the e-learning module on the Core Humanitarian Standard.

Learning outcomes:  

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

• Differentiate accurately between the humanitarian principles of humanity, impartiality, independence, and neutrality, and explain their importance.
• List the nine commitments of the Core Humanitarian Standard and explain how each contributes to the delivery of a quality humanitarian response.
• Give examples of good practice drawn from their own experience, from other participants and more widely from the sector.
• Act as advocates and peer leaders on the importance of quality, accountability and good people management in humanitarian action.
• Facilitate introductory training on the Core Humanitarian Standard within and/or beyond their own organisations.

Course fees:

The course fee includes facilitation, course materials, lunches and refreshments during the days of the course, and a course completion certificate. The course fee does NOT include the cost of overnight accommodation, breakfast, evening meals, or travel to and from the training venue.

 

 

Swiss francs (CHF)

Full members

Associate  and non-members

Standard rate

1000

1400

Early bird standard rate*

900

1250

Small agency rate**

500

700

Early bird small agency*

450

625

* For bookings made before 6 June 2017, and fee payment made within 15 days of the date of the invoice
**A small agency is one with an annual expenditure of less than 5 million Swiss francs.


Programme guide

Day 1: 
Introduction to the Core Humanitarian Standard
Humanitarian principles
Commitment 1 Appropriateness & relevance
Commitment 2 Effectiveness & timeliness
Commitment 3 Strengthening local capacities
Commitment 4 Participation & information sharing

Day 2: 
Commitment 5 Complaints mechanisms
Commitment 6 Coordination & complementarity
Commitment 7 Learning & improvement
Commitment 8 People management
Commitment 9 Resource management
The Verification Framework

Day 3: 
Adult learning
Learning styles
Training methodologies
Writing learning objectives
Preparation for Day 4 training practice sessions

Day 4: 
Participant training practice sessions
Feedback and reflection


Terms and conditions:

Please follow this link to see our terms and conditions for event bookings: http://www.chsalliance.org/event-terms-and-conditions

 



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Event Date: 16/10/2017
Duration: 4 days
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Booking Deadline: 09/10/2017
Price: TBC

The purpose of this workshop is to build the capacity of organisation staff and consultants to facilitate training on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The workshop will be delivered in English.

Who should attend? 

This course is for people who train or manage learning within their organisation or more widely in the sector. Priority will be given to people who have a responsibility for training/learning within their job, and to consultants specialising in training delivery. Participants must have at least a basic knowledge of quality, accountability, people management and the Core Humanitarian Standard before they join this workshop.

Course content: 

The first two days of the course will offer introductory sessions on the Core Humanitarian Standard. The third day will touch on training methodologies, and give time for participants to prepare for the fourth day, when participants will deliver sessions that they have developed themselves.

Pre-workshop assignments and background reading: 

Participants are asked to (re)read the Core Humanitarian Standard and the accompanying Guidance Notes & Indicators in preparation for the workshop. We also recommend that they complete the e-learning module on the Core Humanitarian Standard.

Learning outcomes:  

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

• Differentiate accurately between the humanitarian principles of humanity, impartiality, independence, and neutrality, and explain their importance.
• List the nine commitments of the Core Humanitarian Standard and explain how each contributes to the delivery of a quality humanitarian response.
• Give examples of good practice drawn from their own experience, from other participants and more widely from the sector.
• Act as advocates and peer leaders on the importance of quality, accountability and good people management in humanitarian action.
• Facilitate introductory training on the Core Humanitarian Standard within and/or beyond their own organisations.

Course fees: 

The course fee includes facilitation, course materials, lunches and refreshments during the days of the course, and a course completion certificate. The course fee does NOT include the cost of overnight accommodation, breakfast, evening meals, or travel to and from the training venue.

 

 

Swiss francs (CHF)

Full members

Associate  and non-members

Standard rate

1000

1400

Early bird standard rate*

900

1250

Small agency rate**

500

700

Early bird small agency*

450

625

* For bookings made before 21 August 2017, and fee payment made within 15 days of the date of the invoice
**A small agency is one with an annual expenditure of less than 5 million Swiss francs.


Programme guide

Day 1: 
Introduction to the Core Humanitarian Standard 
Humanitarian principles 
Commitment 1 Appropriateness & relevance 
Commitment 2 Effectiveness & timeliness 
Commitment 3 Strengthening local capacities 
Commitment 4 Participation & information sharing

Day 2: 
Commitment 5 Complaints mechanisms
Commitment 6 Coordination & complementarity
Commitment 7 Learning & improvement
Commitment 8 People management
Commitment 9 Resource management
The Verification Framework

Day 3: 
Adult learning 
Learning styles
Training methodologies 
Writing learning objectives
Preparation for Day 4 training practice sessions

Day 4: 
Participant training practice sessions
Feedback and reflection


Terms and conditions: 

Please follow this link to see our terms and conditions for event bookings: http://www.chsalliance.org/event-terms-and-conditions

 



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Event Date: 21/11/2017
Duration: 4 days
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Booking Deadline: 14/11/2017
Price: TBC

This four-day workshop demonstrates how to conduct fair, thorough and confidential investigations into complaints of staff misconduct, with a particular focus on allegations of sexual exploitation and abuse of affected populations.

Who should attend? 

Mid- to senior-level staff who are, or may be, designated to investigate allegations of staff misconduct within their organisation.

Course content: 

The course covers the following topics:

·         What is abuse?

·         The principles underpinning investigations

·         Investigation planning

·         Conducting investigations, including interviewing

·         Documentary and other evidence, and site visits

·         Investigation report and management implication report writing

·         The standard and burden of proof

·         Investigation closure

·         Management of investigations


The third day of the course is a full-day simulation exercise of the interviewing stage of an investigation, using a detailed case study. Actors represent the complainant, subject of complaint and witnesses.

Pre-workshop assignments and background reading: 

The investigations workshop has three mandatory pre-workshop assignments, introducing the legal framework, definitions of exploitation and abuse, complaints handling and the Guidelines for Investigations. The second pre-workshop assignment requires the participants to research and reflect on exploitation and abuse in the context of the country in which they work. A significant amount of background reading is required in order to prepare for the course and complete the pre-workshop assignments.

Learning outcomes: 

By the end of the course, participants will have an increased understanding of the following:

• The principles underpinning investigations.
• The guidelines for investigations.

Furthermore, participants will have developed basic skills in:

• Planning and conducting investigations.
• Reviewing documentary and other evidence, and conducting site visits.
• Interviewing complainants, subjects of complaint and witnesses.
• Reporting findings and making recommendations
• The standard and burden of proof
• Closing an investigation
• Managing an investigation

Course fees: 

The course fee includes facilitation, course materials, lunch and refreshments during the days of the course, and a course completion certificate. The course fee does NOT include the cost of overnight accommodation or travel to and from the training venue.

 

 Swiss francs (CHF)

Full members

Associate & non-members

Standard rate

1000

1400

Early bird standard rate*

900

1250

Small agency rate**

500

700

Early bird small agency*

450

625

 * For bookings made before 26 September 2017, & fee payment made within 15 days of the date of the invoice
**A small agency is one with an annual expenditure of less than 5 million Swiss francs.

Programme guide

Day 1: 
What is abuse?
Principles of investigations
Investigation skills
Stages of an investigation
Gathering and analysing information
The standard and burden of proof
Using specific language

Day 2: 
Models of interviewing
Interviewing witnesses
Interviewing subjects of complaint
Investigation planning and preparation
Planning and preparation for interview simulation exercise

Day 3: 
Full day’s simulation exercise of the interview stage of an investigation (actors represent the complainant, subject of complaint and witnesses).

Day 4: 
Review of investigation and interview plans
Writing investigation reports and management implication reports
Closure of the investigation
Management of investigations
Reflection.

Terms and conditions: 

Please follow this link to see our terms and conditions for event bookings: http://www.chsalliance.org/event-terms-and-conditions

 



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