Humanitarian Mine Action Training
Held by College of Management
The College of Management at
MU (CMMU) began the first module of a 'Humanitarian Mine Action
Middle Management Training' program on 8 July, its students
consisting of 14 high-ranking military officers from the Thailand
Mine Action Center (TMAC), and 6 Lao civilians. Led by Prof.
Dr. Philip Hallinger and Dr. Kamontip Sanitwongs Na Ayuddhaya
of CMMU, the program is an initiative of the United Nations Development
Program, funded by the US Government, and organized in cooperation
with the Humanitarian Mine Action Unit at the Management School
of Cranfield University, one of the UK's foremost management
schools. The course has previously been delivered in Mozambique
and Afghanistan, with further courses planned for Jordan, Slovenia
Project participants at
a training session.
CMMU is providing the teaching
staff and facilities for the course, as well as considerable
management training expertise, while receiving full support from
Cranfield University and the TMAC. 11 outside experts in the
field have also been invited
to teach and assist in the project. A second training module
is tentatively scheduled for September 2002.