Course provided by Future Learn

Study type: Online

Starts: Anytime

Price: Free

Overview

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?

Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.

  • Available now

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 developed the course?

Hanken School of Economics

Hanken is a triple crown accredited Finnish university with long experience in education and research in business. Located in Helsinki and Vaasa, Hanken has 2,500 students from all around the world.