The GICHD is happy to announce that it will be holding an IMSMA NG Fundamental Course. The training will be based on IMSMA NG6 and delivered virtually in real time. Training language will be English.
This fundamental course is an additional learning method which doesn’t replace full face-to-face training course of IMSMA NG .
During the training, the participants will learn:
The participants will be familiarised with Information Management principles and concepts, the role of Information Management in Mine Action, as well as with the latest concepts of the Land Release IMAS. In addition, the IMSMA data model and its user interface will be presented and participants will learn all IMSMA NG functionalities, including installation, configuration, customization, data entry and import/export. Further, the programme includes an overview of the new enhancements available with version 6.
The participants will also exchange good practices and examples by sharing experiences from different Mine Action Programmes. The training ends with an exam that covers both the technical and managerial aspects of the programme. The participants will be requested to draft a work plan that will help them implement what they have learnt during the training.
Applicants for this course are welcome from all Mine Action Programmes and operators. Applicants should have strong technical database skills and team or project management skills.
Kindly note, the selection process will take place after the application deadline, the priority will be given to the candidates from the countries where IMSMA NG is being implemented.
The GICHD is committed to diverse and open participation in our training and workshops. Therefore, we highly encourage women, members of underrepresented groups and individuals with disabilities to apply.
Applicants are asked to fill out the online application form and upload an updated CV. The deadline for applications is 3 September 2021. For any questions, please contact Olena Davydenko firstname.lastname@example.org
The selection process will be completed over the following few weeks and will prioritise applicants from National Mine Action Programmes and their Operating Partners who are or will be posted to Information Management positions within their respective organisations.
Candidates who are not selected are encouraged to consult our calendar of events in order to apply for subsequent training courses.
The course is provided free of charge for all training participants.
Participants are required to have a laptop that:
Note also that participants must have full administrative rights on this laptop to allow installing software.