Humanitarian and NGOs Management Courses

Africa Center for Project Management was established in 2006. The organization was formed to address capacity building needs among busy development and business professionals by offering Online Certificates and In-House training programmes. The organization has trained over 3500 professionals in relevant courses. ACPM values the communities we train in as engines and classrooms for knowledge dissemination. Through the online and distance learning programmes, we deliver timely and cost effective training programmes to development organizations, United Nations staff, civil servants, International development agencies, business people, corporate organizations, development workers and young people. Our training techniques ensure that knowledge dissemination is a continuous process, from the young to the old, from school going young adults to professionals.

We offer the following Diploma Courses:

International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance ( IDHA)

The International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance ( IDHA) is crafted to addresses a wide Spectrum of practices involved in Humanitarian Programmes.



Humanitarian Logistics is very central in disaster and emergency operations. It relates to the relocation of affected communities, movement of relief supplies and emergency transfer of casualties and relief workers involved in the operations.


Food Security and Nutrition in Humanitarian Emergencies Diploma Course.

The course is designed to provide the necessary knowledge and skills to public health and Humanitarian response practitioners on public policy and programming in the areas of nutrition, agriculture, public health, food safety, and income generation to improve food availability, accessibility, utilization, and stability.


Diploma in Monitoring & Evaluation of Nutrition and Food Security Projects.

To achieve a world a world free of hunger as well as malnutrition, it is important to provide sustainable solutions that provide the largest impacts on development outcomes. Monitoring and evaluation tools, as well as techniques are very vital in ensuring Food Security programmes are designed, implemented as plan and that they improve the well-being of the target community.


Diploma in Research Methods

This course will provide an opportunity for participants to establish or advance their understanding of research through critical exploration of research language, ethics, and approaches. The course introduces the language of research, ethical principles and challenges, and the elements of the research process within quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods approaches .


Diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation

Now more than ever, funding organizations seek more accountability for the funds they provide to development projects. Development organizations understand they are more likely to receive future funding if they can deliver and show results. That’s why employees who have specialized Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) skills are in demand. This specialized knowledge helps to assess a project’s performance and its lasting impact.


Diploma in Project Management

This diploma level course is a comprehensive review of project design and planning and project management. Project management involves the planning, organizing, securing and managing of resources to achieve the successful completion of specific project goal and objectives.


Diploma in Water,Hygiene and Sanitation

Inadequate access to safe water and sanitation services, coupled with poor hygiene practices, kills and sickens thousands of children every day, and leads to impoverishment and diminished opportunities for thousands more.** The course provides an understanding of WASH in the context of wider public health challenges and illustrates the practical interventions necessary to deliver on health and wider development/emergency needs.


Diploma in Finance Management for NGO’S

Sound financial management is a crucial aspect of any thriving organization. Professionals who possess basic financial management knowledge and skills are often at an advantage in the talent market, and by the same token, entrepreneurs seeking to grow a business need to possess these skills to ensure success.


Diploma in Community Strategic Planning and Organizational Management

The modules are introduced such as Developing A Strategic Plan, Organizational Structure, and Training System, Developing A Strategic Plan, An Overview of Strategic Planning,Proclaiming Your Dream: Developing Vision and Mission Statements, Creating Objectives, Developing Successful Strategies: Planning to Win, Developing an Action Plan…


Diploma in Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

Delivery of appropriate supplies, in the required amounts, at the appropriate places and time when required in good condition are the basic tasks of logistics and supply chain management. In times of crisis there is need for relief services and the same crises cause disruption to transportation services a major impediment in logistics.


Diploma Course in Humanitarian Diplomacy.

Rapid expansion of a number of humanitarian actors in the recent years due to increased number of crises, working for or with governments in all complex situations, renders humanitarian diplomacy very important…


Diploma in Humanitarian Negotiation Course

Any form of aid to be appropriated to them to render their lives normal has to be accounted for and before this stage there is the issue of sourcing for funds from donors, the host government, local community, beneficiaries and even other humanitarian agencies…


Diploma in Effective Organizational Management

This toolkit deals with the “nuts and bolts” (the basics) of setting up and using a monitoring and evaluation system for a project or an organization. It clarifies what monitoring and evaluation are, how you plan to do them, how you design a system that helps you monitor and an evaluation process that brings it all together usefully.


Diploma in Conflict Management

Wherever different personalities meet in everyday professional life, different views and interpretations are on the agenda. This often leads to open or hidden conflicts. It is crucial not to fear conflicts or consider them as disturbing, but much more as a chance for better and more creative problem solving! Because the problem is not the conflict itself, but the handling of the conflict situation!


Diploma in Leadership and Management

This course is designed for individuals who have had little or no formal management training and managers at all levels who want to strengthen their management knowledge and skills. The aim of this course is to help you to develop your management and leadership capabilities at work. Many management ideas and practices are presented and you will learn to recognize when and how to apply them.


Diploma in Public Health

Public Health is the scientific discipline of safeguarding and enhancing the well being of general public by means of education, promotion of healthy ways of life, and extensive study of diseases and injury prevention. Public health experts review the impact on health of genetics, individual choice and the surroundings so as to create plans that safeguard the health of your family and local community.


Diploma in Gender Based Violence

This presents a key opportunity for different players, including government agencies, NGOs, United Nations agencies and other institutions, to build an understanding on issues of violence and undertake activities to combat violence. This online course is imperative to build this understanding and initiate and strengthen programmes combating gender-based violence.


Diploma in International Development Studies

If you are preparing to work in the field of international development, you need to acquire the knowledge, skills and contacts to function effectively in what may be unfamiliar or challenging circumstances.This course places particular focus on socio-economic development issues of concern to the developing African countries such as poverty, conflicts, governance, security ,human rights, climate change and global inequality.


Diploma in Sexual and Reproductive Health

A significant number of public health challenges involve sexual and reproductive health: HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted infections, unintended pregnancies, access to family planning services, sex education, maternal mortality, sexual violence, and discrimination against/stigmatization of sexually non-conforming individuals.


Diploma in Procurement and Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) defines supply chain management as: Strategic management of the flow of goods, services, finance and information, along with relationships within and among organizations, to support and achieve an organization’s objectives. Strategic collaboration within and among organizations in a supply chain helps reduce costs, minimize inventory, enhance flexibility and improve a product’s time to market.


Diploma in Gender and Development

This course is designed to prompt an exploration of common behaviors and attitudes towards gender differences. It will present facts and figures about the situation of women and men in our society today – and references from key documents that highlight policies formulated to address gender concerns.


Diploma in Grants management

The job of grants Management involves a difficult balancing act; ensuring that project staffs have the latitude to accomplish something meaningful and at the same time every obligation of the funding source is met. Depending on the operating style of your organization, the complexity of the project and the nature of the funding source, effective grants Management depend on certain core principles.


Diploma in Disaster management

This programme recognizes the vulnerabilities faced by the poor and marginalized and the disproportionate impact of disasters endured by them in the developing world. In this programme, the study of disaster risk reduction, disaster response and post-disaster recovery will be grounded in the values of justice, equity and social inclusion.



Practical implementation of Monitoring and Evaluation of projects includes the collection of data on indicators, review and reporting to notify project implementers of the level of results achieved. This means that as a project officer you are responsible for data collection, review and analysis of the project to check if the project is on course.


Diploma in Child Development

The Course provides a tool for learning and reflection suitable for people who are in the formative stages of setting up a programme, identifying good practice that will help to create a balanced programme.


Diploma in Human Resource Management

The course introduces students to the theories, ideas, controversies and challenges involved in managing human resources in contemporary work organizations. The course also focuses on the link between an organization’s overall business strategies and an organization’s HR strategies, policies and practices.


Diploma in Monitoring & Evaluation for Humanitarian Programs & Projects

The course aims at outlining the fundamental principles and methodologies for program monitoring and evaluation while underscoring the practical application for humanitarian practitioners, Aid workers and researchers.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS: Development and Humanitarian Professionals



ORGANIZER: Africa Center for Project Management

LANGUAGE: English and French

FORMAT: Online and Distance Learning facilitated


Prior to the course start date, selected participants will receive,
via email, an official invitation letter along with instructions on
how to pay for the course. Course log on instructions emailed to you
on the day the learner makes payment.

Training Package Value for the Money Training will be moderated by
professional with hands on skills and great wealth of experience in
the selected courses.
Kindly confirm your participation with:

Ms Damaris Jerotich
Training Manager
Africa Center for Project Management
Muthaiga Shopping Centre
Email: [email protected]