OC trainings

Our key trainings are (download a summary in PDF, v 14 April ’15):

  1. Disaster Management (a postgraduate version of which is implemented by OC every year since 2007 for University of Birmingham)TrainingIcebreakerIntro-lowres
  2. SPHERE (Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response) (as e.g. implemented in 2013 in Libya and MCF)
  3. SPHERE Training of Trainers (ToT) (as e.g. implemented in 2015 for Saudi Red Crescent; 2014 for Mercy Corps in Libya; 2013 for UN OCHA in UAE and for UAE’s OCFA, now MICAD in 2011, in Amman, Jordan, in 2007 [the first Sphere ToT in the Middle East) DSC00073-SphereSaudiMarch2011-lowres
  4. INEE Minimum Standards for Education: preparedness, response and recovery (as e.g. implemented for UNESCO on Education in Emergencies and Transition in Egypt and Libya (2012)
  5. INEE Training of Trainers (ToT) (e.g. Jordan, Lebanon; OC was a facilitator at the first INEE Training of Trainers in the Middle-East)
  6. Safety and Security in the Field/ Working in a hostile environment (as e.g. implemented for HAI and MCF)
  7. International Humanitarian Law (IHL)
  8. Civil-Military Coordination in Humanitarian context
  9. Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR)I-Have-learnt-lowres
  10. Project management in emergencies
  11. Needs and resources assessment in disasters
  12. Humanitarian protection
  13. Monitoring and evaluation in emergencies
  14. Coping with stress during emergencies
  15. Environmental impact assessment (EIA) in emergencies
  16. Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) (as e.g. implemented for UNESCO Viet Nam on disaster risk reduction (and again in September ’13, one of several trainings)
  17. Building a better response (BBR); OC contracted for the roll out of this in Arabic language countries by IMC
  18. Accessing humanitarian funding MC-ToT-PracticalExercises-lowres
  19. Finance and disaster management
  20. Camp management (as e.g. provided for the Iraq Red Crescent)
  21. Humanitarian logistics
  22. Crowd management in disaster response
  23. Gender in emergencies
  24. Engagement in humanitarian architecture
  25. Working in an Islamic context (see OC articles on this)
  26. Islam and the Environment
  27. 10 ways to make the best of your day at work
  28. MO-explainingWATSAN-lowresHumanitarian leadership
  29. Humanitarian pathway, e-learning
  30. Finance and disaster management, e-learning (under development)
  31. Incorporating DRR in the curriculum





To contact us about your humanitarian training and capacity building needs and how we may help you, do email training [a] osmanconsulting.co.uk , replacing ‘[a]’ with @

Some clients:

Some recent clients include International Medical Corps (IMC), Mercy Corps, IFRC, UNESCO, Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Saudi-Arabian Government, UAE Government, Muslim Charities Forum (MCF), Iraq Red Crescent, INEE, Sphere, IRC, UN OCHA, WAMY, Saudi Red Crescent Agency.

Training Needs Assessment (TNA) for OIC’s Humanitarian Department (ICHAD) (2013)

Introduction to Camp Management Training Workshop [in – Arabic – دورة إدارة مخيمات النازحين واللاجئي]

Introduction to International Humanitarian Law Training Workshop [in IHLدورة القانون الدولي الإنساني]

Security Management in Hostile Environment Training Workshop

Sphere Arabic Training of Trainers in Tunisia training report (2009), and video:

And for an example of ‘on-the-job’ training:


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