Expanding National Humanitarian Ability
36 participants representing 16 organizations
36 people are taking part in ENHAnce Indonesia in 2012. There are 18 participants on the Management and Leadership Skills Development Program and 18 participants on the Core Skills Development Program.
26 of the participants work for international NGOs and 10 work for local NGOs.
Participants apply what they learn
"Before the ENHAnce program I only ever used a participative style of leadership. In the first workshop we learnt about different leadership styles. After that I have tried using directive and delegative leadership styles in different situations. My team have really noticed the change!"
Dewi Sri Sumanah, Indonesia Red Cross (PMI)
ENHAnce Indonesia Core Skills Participant
Participants’ progress so far
ENHAnce participants are encouraged to focus on their learning for the period of the program.
You can follow the progress of the participants: download a calendar of the ENHAnce Indonesia Learning Journey.
ENHAnce blends a variety of learning methods:
- Two 3- to 4-day workshops: led by expert facilitators, these cover key skills, behaviours and issues in-depth
- Coaching: 1-to-1 sessions for participants to identify their own learning priorities and explore related issues with trained coaches
- Buddy Groups: for participants to support and learn from each other
- Independent Learning: participants spend 2-3 hours a week throughout the program, accompanied by a workbook
- Emergency Simulation: an event the end of the program in which participants apply the skills and behaviors they have developed
The need for ENHAnce
When a humanitarian emergency strikes, national staff are essential to implement a quick and appropriate response.
Many of these staff will have little or no humanitarian training or experience and so they might not be able to transfer their skills to the emergency context effectively.
ENHAnce aims to:
- Develop core humanitarian skills and leadership competencies of existing staff at national level
- Build a network of humanitarians who can work effectively together to improve overall speed and quality of response for disaster affected people
The ENHAnce learning programs are based on the Context materials, which were developed and piloted by Consortium of British Humanitarian Agencies (CBHA) between 2010-2012.