Courses

IPT Core Course for Peace Builders

The Core Course provides participants with the basic knowledge and skills required in post-conflict and crisis areas, independent of the specific function they will fulfill as experts in their own fields. All the modules enhance interpersonal skills, highlight the importance of active involvement in the host society, and promote a reflective and critical approach. The Core Course gives basic understanding of major functional tasks in the field, as well as of the goals and approaches of actors involved. Participants will also get acquainted with various field-work techniques.

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.
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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.
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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.
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Modules include identification of project ideas, situation analysis and needs assessment (Pre-/Crisis/Post-Crisis), stakeholder analysis, Logical Framework Approach, budgeting, fundraising, writing of project proposal, project implementation, monitoring and evaluation.

 

Target Group:

  • People who work or have worked in a project team, as project managers or consultants.
  • Field practitioners (e.g. development and humanitarian aid practitioners) who wish to reflect on their work and enhance their skills to efficiently manage projects in peace-building and peacekeeping activities
  • People who have attended the Core Course and are interested in specialising in project management.

COURSE FEES: 1.410€ include tuition fees, course materials, coffee breaks, full-board accommodation, joint transport to and from the airport, and a social event

Course Outline

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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