Courses

IPT Core Course for Peace Builders

The ENTRi certified CORE COURSE comprises theoretical inputs and practical exercises tailored to the realities in the field. All modules enhance interpersonal skills, highlight the importance of active involvement in the host society, and promote a reflective and critical approach. Junior professionals benefit particularly as they get the opportunity to reflect on their own mission readiness and motivation.

Scheduled Course

IPT Core Course for Peacebuilders: 22 April – 4 May 2017
Application Deadline (Scholarships): 22 January 2017Applications of qualified, self-financed candidates can be considered after this deadline.

IPT Core Course for Peacebuilders: 4 – 16 November 2017
Application Deadline (Scholarships): 30 July 2017Applications of qualified, self-financed candidates can be considered after this deadline.

Modules include peace-building, cultural awareness, cross-cultural communication, conflict analysis, methods of third party intervention, mediation, human rights, democratisation, organised crime, personal safety, field orientation, mine awareness, first aid, gender and peace-building, stress management, and working with trauma.

Practical exercises include a workshop on project management, map reading, navigation,  drive training, a mine trail, a Complex Simulation Exercise held outdoors and multiple case studies.

Faculty is drawn from a pool of resource persons who combine theoretical knowledge with extensive practical field experience.

Target Group
People working with national or international non-governmental organisations, international organisations (e.g. UN), governments, the academic or private sectors who

  • want to prepare for field missions in post-conflict and crisis areas in countries other than their own, or in their own countries
  • want to serve as multipliers in their own countries and communities, passing on the knowledge and skills obtained in the course

COURSE FEES:1.690€ This includes tuition fees, course materials, coffee breaks, full-board accommodation, shuttle to and from the airport, and a social event

Specialisation Course Conflict Transformation

During this specialisation course, participants get acquainted with the underlying philosophical approaches, theoretical concepts and practical tools for facilitating conflict transformation in complex constellations. Participants will develop skills and practice a facilitatorís attitude to apply their knowledge in different settings (eg. as inside mediators, as third party, or when working with potential veto groups) and at different societal levels. A strong focus on self-reflection is an integral part of the course.

Scheduled Course

IPT SC: Conflict Transformation: 5 – 14 May 2017
Application Deadline (Scholarships): 22 January 2017Applications of qualified, self-financed candidates can be considered after this deadline.
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Specialisation Course Conflict-Sensitive Project Management

The training aims to prepare experts for successful design, implementation and evaluation of international development projects in post-conflict - and less developed areas. The purpose of this training is to familiarise participants with international standards, the project management cycle, human resource management as well as concepts and promising practices. The course also seeks to enable participants to exchange respective expertise.

Scheduled Course

IPT SC: Conflict-Sensitive Project Management: 21 – 30 July 2017
Application Deadline (Scholarships): 1 May 2017Applications of qualified, self-financed candidates can be considered after this deadline.

Specialisation Course Human Rights in Conflict

The course aims at enhancing the skills needed by professionals to monitor, protect and promote human rights in the field. The acquired knowledge helps to ensure that their work is efficient, relevant, sustainable, participatory, and carried out safely during or after armed conflict.
The course will enhance participantsí understanding of international and regional human rights law and standards and equip them with the necessary tools to apply this knowledge to their everyday work in the field. The course is designed to raise participantsí self-awareness in terms of behaviour, attitudes and values when dealing with human rights issues in international peace-building and peacekeeping activities.

Scheduled Course

IPT SC: Human Rights in Conflict: 17 – 26 November 2017
Application Deadline (Scholarships): 30 July 2017Applications of qualified, self-financed candidates can be considered after this deadline.



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