Certificate in Humanitarian Logistics Management


Course name Certificate in Humanitarian Logistics Management
Institution Bioforce Institute
Location France
Website www.institutbioforce.fr/spip.php?rubrique371
Language English
Contact information

Laure Viviès
0033 4 72 89 74 71 (afternoons only)


Course objective

Developing quality & accountability of humanitarian programmes by enhancing humanitarian workers’ crucial logistics management skills.

The HLM objective is to give participants a comprehensive knowledge of each initiative and their specificities, as well as the possibility to integrate each of them in a complementary and innovative way within the organisation's strategy and logistics management practices.

Designed to develop crucial logistics management skills, the Humanitarian Logistics Management (HLM) training programme is a combination of core management modules and a specific 3-week supply chain management module developed in partnership with 5 major international NGOs: Action contre la Faim, Handicap International, Médecins du Monde, Médecins Sans Frontières and Solidarités International.

Sector NGO
General course topics Variety/range of logistics topics in some detail
Specific course topics

Designed to develop logistics management skills to enhance Quality & Accountability of humanitarian programmes, the HLM training programme:

  • Focuses on the Humanitarian Logistics Manager\'s 3 core competencies: managing people and organisations, managing programmes and projects, managing the supply chain;
  • Offers 3-week competency-based modules for each of the core competencies;
  • Ensures in-depth understanding of the sector and its evolutions through an additional one-week module on the Framework of Humanitarian Aid;
  • Integrates capacity building through a one week Training of Trainers session;
  • Offers professional recognition and links to Masters programmes for further specialization.
Focus commodity Not indicated
Accredited Yes
Accredited by Other
Certificate name Certificate
Degree name Certificate in Humanitarian Logistics Management
Attendance mode In-person
Incentives No
Incentives description


Logistics Topics Coverage % (estimate) 100
Audience Facility Manager
Pre-requisites Yes
Pre-requisites description

Please contact the course host for this information.

Course fee $7,130
Discount available No
Discount description


Course included in analysis No
Additional comments

This course is endorsed by the Humanitarian Logistics Association (HLA) as meeting the quality standards set by the association for training and development in the humanitarian logistics sector.