17 May 2021

Introductory Cert in Procurement & Logistics – Humanitarian Context


Introductory Cert in Procurement & Logistics – Humanitarian Context 

Endorsed by CILT International as a recognized CPD programme – Online Training Course - English

Being delivered over four separate Sundays: 27th June – 4th July – 11th July – 18th July 

Aim: To provide participants with an introduction to some of the key principles of Procurement & Logistics in a Humanitarian context.


  • Understanding: To introduce participants to the procurement & logistics world and expand their understanding of a humanitarian response from a logistics perspective.
  • Critical Thinking: To review actual events and the implications of decisions made.
  • Capacity Building: To build the capacity of the attendees so they can be prepared for working in the humanitarian sector
  • Planning: Plan effective processes for procurement, warehousing, fleet, assets and distribution
  • Procedures: Identify the key procedures required to establish effective logistics services


 Facilitated by Will Holden CMILT – Managing Director - Emergency Logistics Team 


Day 1 10:00 –16:00 UTC+3

Procurement – Theory

Day 2 10:00 –16:00 UTC+3

Procurement – Practice/Warehouse Ops

Day 3 10:00 –16:00 UTC+3

Warehouse Ops Continued/Vehicle Ops

Day 4 10:00 –16:00 UTC+3

Vehicles Ops Cont./Assets – Distributions – Group Task.


The course is aimed at:


  • Those working in government or aid organisations who are office based and involved in some aspect of a Humanitarian response in fundraising, public relations, awareness raising or development education who have no logistics experience but would like to have a more in-depth knowledge of this field.
  • Development aid workers who have experience in the field but have not worked directly in a logistics department.
  • Professional Logisticians from the Private Sector who are interested in learning more about the Humanitarian Logistics Sector.
  • Individuals who are keen to learn more about what role logistics plays in a Humanitarian context and who may wish to look for employment in this sector in the future.



Cost per person: $500 INGO/UN/Company staff $350 individuals


Contact: Will Holden    


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