SOI-125 Supply Chain Management for Humanitarian Emergencies

Instructor Giuseppe Maneschi
Modality In presence
Duration 6 hours
Period Second semester

19/04/2024 at 16:00-19:00
24/04/2024 at 16:00-19:00

Course objectives

Humanitarian Emergencies are a complex world that need for persons equipped with ethical principles and able to operate with professional skills to help vulnerable populations. Supply Chains are essential to guarantee that humanitarian aids reach populations who are unable to withstand the negative consequences by themselves.
The aim of this short course is to give to the partecipants the basic elements for understanding the humanitarian context and the supply chain principles necessary to play an active role in these contexts.

Content summary

  • Humanitarian Principles
  • the Sphere Project
  • Supply Chains peculiarities in the Humanitarian Contexts
  • Demand Planning
  • Supply Planning
  • Distribution Planning

Teaching methods

Lectures and videos

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the fundamental humanitarian principles and the practical difficulties to put them in action
  • Understand what are the characteristics of the Supply Chains in the Humanitarian Contexts
  • Understand the importance and the role of a Supply Chain in Humanitarian Emergencies