Security Management

Date: 14 - 16 Mar 2017
Length: 3 days
Location: Amman, Jordan
Residential: No


About the course: 

Given the insecure and often rapidly changing environments in which aid agencies work, safety and security management is not an optional extra. This three day intensive course will enable participants to identify the key requirements for managing security in complex emergencies and conflict zones by practicing essential techniques in risk management, security assessment and crisis response.

The course has been developed for the Middle East region to focus on staff working in Security Management. The course draws on field case studies, the current humanitarian environment and the security management practices used by humanitarian bodies internationally.


What does the course cover?

  • Environment scanning
  • Threat, vulnerability and risk assessment
  • Application of risk standards and models
  • Incident response, analysis, reporting and information management 
  • Security strategies, policy and planning
  • Skills and resources required to implement a security plan
  • Crisis management
  • Operational continuity
  • Team management through security programming
  • Psycho-social support

By the end of the course you will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of key security management skills and their use in relation to setting and achieving programme goals when managing humanitarian emergencies
  • Work effectively in reviewing and enhancing security management practice and procedures in the field
  • Evaluate personal performance and that of others in relation to security in emergencies
  • Communicate effectively to different audiences in the field of humanitarian practice using appropriate media
 Who should attend?

This course is appropriate for staff with responsibility for security and security management including security managers, field programme managers, HQ staff in risk management, and other staff with a strategic or organizational responsibility for security. It is specifically aimed at those who are preparing to be deployed to insecure areas. 


Available in English.


Early Bird Fee Standard Fee

$775 or

550 JD

$980 or 

695 JD

Early Bird Fee: For those who register and pay at least one month before the start date of the course.

Standard Fee: For those who register and pay within one month of the start date of the course.

This fee includes 3 days face-to-face training, all lunch and coffee breaks, a printed workbook that accompanies the course and basic stationary. 

Further Information:

If you wish to enquire about this or other courses we offer, please contact our Training Team on read our full terms and conditions here.


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