Pre-planning Strategy for Health and Humanitarian Organizations
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Delivering sustainable solutions for public health and humanitarian events is generally impacted by dynamic and hard-to-measure factors such as geographic location, social and political conditions, as well as local economy and infrastructure. Mapping long-term development efforts and responding to healthcare or humanitarian challenges often involves uncertainty in timing, scope, or scale. Pre-planning for these efforts requires an understanding of various topics such as forecasting, distribution, network design, and inventory management. This course will examine methods and models for making pre-planning decisions and explore the significant value that is obtained through informed decision-making in advance of an unpredictable event or long-term strategy for sustaining wellness.
What You Will Learn
- Analytical models
- A network approach
- Forecasting techniques
- Uncertain events strategies
How You Will Benefit
- Provide immediate impact to your organization through learnings gained from applied and real-world case studies.
- Learn to bring NGOs, businesses, or government entities together to enhance collaboration, cooperation, and communication.
- Discover current trends and procedures to help organizations and team members get and stay ahead of the curve.
- Build a critical knowledge base to make tactical decisions around inventory, routing, and distribution.
- Deliver best practices to measure and evaluate outcomes of humanitarian relief efforts.
- Transform the humanitarian sector with increased capacity to participate in planning and strategic decision-making for effective supply-chain management.
- OVERVIEW OF HUMANITARIAN LOGISTICS
- DISTRIBUTION AND NETWORK DESIGN
- MANAGING UNCERTAINTY
Who should attend
This course is designed for tactical and strategic members of non-governmental organizations and private corporations involved in the humanitarian relief efforts, as well as U.S. federal, state and local government employees; humanitarian foundation members; program managers; directors of field operations; disaster relief managers; directors of logistics and inventory; and logistics officers.