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Introduction to Humanitarian Logistics

Hanken School of Economics via FutureLearn


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.

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.

Taught by

Diego Vega, Gyöngyi Kovács and Graham Heaslip

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  • Anonymous
    I am working with the international medical corps Ethiopia south Sudanese emergency response program Gambella field office on senior logistics officer discipline.

    I have a special desire to join such an opportunity for my future carrier.

    thanks in advance for your consideratuon

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