Advanced Certificate in Humanitarian Logistics

Learn about the fundamental issues of humanitarian logistics that will enable you understand the humanitarian operations and development of emergency response operations.

Current intake:  May

About This Course

The Advanced Certificate in Humanitarian Logistics (ACHL) is a learning program with emphasis to innovative a ‘competence model’ approach. The program combines best practices in supply chain management and humanitarian community, business industry and academia to enhance knowledge application and skills development. This well-established program has been designed to develop your humanitarian operations management skills and insight as well, and equips you with the tools and techniques necessary to succeed in Humanitarian logistics management.


  • Program support and achievement of organizational goals.
  • More ownership and responsibility to find solutions taken at the field level.
  • Increased collaboration and understanding throughout the organization with its partners.
  • Internationally-recognized professional qualification and Professional training based on practices.
  • Humanitarian logistics raises the profile of logistics internally and externally.
  • Establishes a community of professionals world-wide.
  • Creates common processes, standards and vocabulary across organizations.

Course Outline

1. Introduction to Humanitarian Aid Supply Chain
2. Import/Export and International business practices
3. Managing Humanitarian Supply Chains
4. Warehousing and Inventory
5. Procurement Management
6. Transport Management
7. Fleet Management
8. Cash Transfer Programming (CTP)

Target Groups

  • Persons presently working in Humanitarian Aid Organizations.
  • Individuals who aspire to work within humanitarian aid.

Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Advanced Level of Education / Certificate
  • Relevant Working Experience

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  • Duration:

12 weeks

  • Mode of Delivery:

Online & Face to face

  • Online Classes:

Saturday : 7 pm – 8 pm

  • Face to Face Classes:
Saturday & Sunday:   
       9 am – 1 pm
  • Cost:

USD 400 – Uganda
USD 600 – International
USD 800 – Organistions

  • Venue:

Virtual University Uganda Camapus

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  • Phone :

+256 700 518 378