Core Humanitarian Standard for Q&A Focal Points training event

Event type
Learning platform and Zoom
Event date
4 May 2023 - 22 Jun 2023
Booking deadline
30 Apr 2023
7 Weeks
1-3pm UK time for facilitated sessions
25 people

This eight module course aims to equip CHS and/or Quality and Accountability Focal Points with the knowledge, skills and good practices required to deliver their role effectively with regard to enhancing the CHS implementation within their organisation. Please consult the corresponding training page here for more information.

You will find bitesize self-learning modules that fit within a working day, a facilitated session to brainstorm and share experience every other week, and assignments that provide the space for self- and peer learning.

Modules Self-study
Live sessions*
1 The CHS & the wider humanitarian system 1hr Plain language CHS
2 Understanding your role as focal point 11 May Key messages on the CHS
3 Where is your organisation at with the CHS 2 hrs Organisational strengths and weaknesses
4 Learning from other focal points 25 May Maximising impact
5 How change happens and how you drive change 1hr Assessing my skills
6 Build your skills for driving change 8 June Self-reflection & personal action plan
7 Tips & tricks on verification, improvement plans & monitoring & evidencing 2 hrs (continuing)
8 Bringing it all together 22 June


The course will start on 4th May 2023, where access to the platform with the first self-learning module will be provided.

Facilitated sessions last two hours each, and take place on Zoom. They are scheduled from 1 to 3 pm UK (BST).

On weeks where no live session is planned, we strongly encourage participants to keep their Thursday 1 to 3 pm UK (BST) slot for group work and assignment.

Material from the self-study modules will be shared with participants at the end of the course.

Most modules comes with group work. Modules that are self-study require individual preparation ahead of the group work. The individual preparation is included into the self-study time. We will require participants to submit their assignments 24 hours ahead of facilitated sessions.


Course fees

Per participant (CHF) 
CHS Alliance Member rate 480
CHS Alliance member small agency rate* 315
Non CHS Alliance Member rate & individuals 625


*A small agency is one with an annual income of less than 5 million Swiss francs.

If you are a small CHS Alliance national member organisation located in a middle or low income country, write to us at the contact email indicated below for possibilities for further discount (limited availability).

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If you have any questions about this registration form or the workshop, please contact Geneviève Cyvoct:

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