Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Birmingham, UK: Strengthening Policy and Practice Training Course. Responding to Conflict | 19-24th October 2014

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Sunday, 19 October 2014 to Friday, 24 October 2014

Strengthening Policy and Practice Training Course - Responding to Conflict

Dates: 19-24th October 2014

Location: Birmingham, UK

 Course fee: £1100 (includes full board accommodation from the evening of 19th – afternoon of 24th October)

Course description

 Strengthening Policy and Practice: meeting the challenges of working in complex environments isdesigned to draw on the experience and practice ofparticipants, working in development, humanitarianaid or peacebuilding to influence internal policiesand programmatic approaches. The course will  identify how organisations can strive to balancetheir organisational mandate with the demands ofworking in complex and rapidly changing politicalcontexts.

Course aims

 The course will enable participants to contribute todeveloping constructive organisational andprogrammatic policies that will guide practicalresponses in the development, humanitarian andpeacebuilding fields. It will draw on the experience of participants and tutors to examine the key issues  that are emerging from field-based work.                   

Course objectives

Participants will:

  • deepen their understanding of their work,  from a conflict transformation perspective
  •  apply appropriate  conflict analysis to their own organisational contexts
  •  explore the relationship between organisational policy and practice in situations ofinstability, conflict or violence
  •  examine issues relating to aid and conflictin order to develop conflict sensitive policies for  their organisations
  •  consider the key policy and practice issues relating to the prevention of violent conflict and of building peace
  •  strengthen their competence to contribute  pro-actively to the development of appropriate policies and best practices in their organisation/institution for working in environments affected by conflict or violence

 Suitable for

 This course is for staff of international andnational agencies and those with advisory andmanagement responsibility for emergency, relief,development, and peacebuilding programmes. It isparticularly relevant for those engaged in theplanning and implementation of field-basedprogrammes, and those concerned with developing  policies for appropriate responses in complexpolitical emergencies.

 For more information about the course and to apply,  please visit  www.respond.org or contact courses [at] respond.org

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Monday, 27 October 2014 to Thursday, 30 October 2014



Conflict management coaching, also known as conflict coaching, is a specialized niche in the fields of coaching and conflict management.  It is a one-on-one technique in which a trained coach assists people to effectively manage specific disputes and to enhance their conflict management skills.


CINERGY® offers training by telecourse or in person workshops:

·       Telecourse – Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 pm Eastern from March 27-May 29, 2014

·       Ottawa, Canada – March 3-6, 2014

·       Baltimore, MD – March 20-22, 2014

·       Ottawa, Canada (French) – March 25-28, 2014

·       Plano, TX (Southern Methodist University) – April 11-13 & 25-27, 2014

·       Toronto, Canada – April 28-May 1, 2014

·       Arlington, VA – May 12-15, 2014

·       Arlington, VA – October 27-30, 2014


Workshops are also conducted in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Ireland, and other parts of Europe.  For more information, go to http://tinyurl.com/CINERGYworkshops.

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