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MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

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CERTIFICATE IN

ESG IN SHIPPING

12 weeks by distance learning

Learn how to consider Environmental, Social & Governance issues in corporate decision making, financial planning, operational performance, and reporting to investors and other stakeholders.

Understand the concept of ESG and its rapidly growing importance in the maritime industry.

For further information, visit: https://informaconnect.com/certificate-in-esg-in-shipping

Course Contents:

  • The rapidly evolving ESG landscape
  • ESG regulations & policy for shipping
  • The broader regulatory environment
  • Climate change and the ‘E’ in ESG
  • The environment & shipping: best practice
  • Safety at sea and the ‘S’ in ESG
  • Flag States and the ‘G’ in ESG
  • Greenwashing and the future of ESG in the wake of COP26

Ideal for:

  • Shipping company senior management and owners, ship owners, ship managers
  • Heads of corporate responsibility, heads of reporting, accountants in shipping
  • Finance managers, investment managers, and banking executives
  • Environmental managers, heads of sustainability, designated persons
  • Ship and port agents, port managers, harbour masters
  • Consultants, government bodies, Flag States

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

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MARKETING STRATEGY FOR SHIPPING

12 weeks by distance learning

Shipowners excluded, all aspects of the shipping industry need to market their services successfully. In today’s more competitive and more digital world, service providers have to ensure their product is sold at the right time, in the right place, to the right people and at the right price. By taking this course students will learn the skills for effective marketing and business strategy to encourage new business growth, company positioning and sell products and services successfully.

For further information, visit: www.informaconnect.com/certificate-in-marketing-and-strategy-for-shipping

Course Contents:

  • Marketing issues
  • Marketing of services
  • Digital marketing
  • Managing distribution channels
  • Business strategy formulation
  • Business strategy implementation

Ideal for:

  • Port managers
  • Terminal managers
  • Yard managers
  • Business development managers
  • Marketing & Sales managers at ports

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

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CREW WELFARE MANAGEMENT

12 weeks by distance learning

Learn the skills to manage crew welfare more effectively through mindfulness. Develop a psychologically safe working environment, improved communication standards, closed-loop communication and mutual understanding with your crew.

For further information, visit: www.informaconnect.com/certificate-in-crew-welfare-management

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to mindfulness: basic concepts, skills and practices
  • Developing concentration power and its relationship to work-related performance
  • Stress reduction: dealing with emotional and physical discomfort
  • Emotional self-regulation: skillful action without getting caught up
  • Mindful communication, non-violence and empathy
  • Implementing and incorporating mindfulness in crew culture, integrating mindfulness into everyday life

Ideal for:

  • Crew managers/senior officers on board (team leaders, superintendents, captains)
  • Ship managers/ship owners/ship agents
  • HR managers/senior staff within shipping companies

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

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SUPERCARGO OPERATIONS

12 weeks by distance learning

Consultant supercargo is a role that supervises cargo operations. They have to be responsible for a multitude of tasks, but essentially, they are the person dedicated to the safe loading/unloading of cargo from the vessel. This course describes the role and tasks of that role.

For further information, visit: www.informaconnect.com/certificate-in-supercargo-operations

Course Contents:

  • Supercargo - an introduction
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Safety, security and heavy lift
  • Conventions and different cargoes
  • Cargo types
  • Records and reports

Ideal for:

  • Cargo officers
  • Loading officers
  • Stevedores
  • Supercargo/cargo superintendents

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

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MARITIME FRAUD

12 weeks by distance learning

Learn about the common types of maritime fraud, how to identify when they are occurring, how to stop them and, ultimately, how to prevent fraud from happening in the first place.

For further information, visit: https://informaconnect.com/certificate-in-maritime-fraud/

Course Contents:

  • What is Fraud, and the impact on the shipping industry
  • Documentary fraud
  • Halting and stopping fraud
  • Recovery of losses
  • STCW Certification fraud
  • Non-documentary fraud and presentation of case studies to students

Ideal for:

  • Middle to senior management positions in shipping companies
  • Maritime lawyers
  • Contract managers
  • Surveyors
  • Cargo surveyors
  • Bunkering managers, and shipbuilding and repair yards.

The programme is also invaluable for those who, while not practically involved in identifying and preventing fraud, work in maritime trade, transport, or insurance, who would benefit from a grounding in how fraud takes place and how it can be prevented.

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

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COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT & PROCUREMENT

16 weeks by distance learning

The course delivers the essential knowledge and skills required to build and enhance your knowledge of commercial management and strategic procurement and how these can deliver benefits to the bottom-line immediately through a minimised cost-base and increased business.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/cmp

“A comprehensive introduction to a challenging sector, with great opportunities for ambitious and determined newcomers”
Professor René Franz Henschel Aarhus University - Course Leader

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to Commercial Strategy and Commercial Management
  • Strategic Procurement for Cost, Quality and Innovation
  • Cost Management and Finance
  • Effective Project Management
  • Risk Management in a Commercial Context
  • Tender and Proposal Processes
  • Negotiation and Relationship Management
  • Practical Contract Management

Ideal for:

  • Purchasing and procurement staff, purchasing executives and buying professionals dealing with commercial management issues
  • Commercial executives, managers and commercial directors needing to improve their professional effectiveness
  • Business developers, bid writers and proposal managers wanting a more thorough understanding of the commercial management process
  • Account managers needing a better insight into how relationship management underpins commercial success
  • Risk managers, lawyers, insurers, solicitors working in contract management and risk management
  • New starters in the commercial management and procurement sector requiring a detailed understanding of the business and wider support roles

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

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MARINE CONSULTANCY

16 weeks by distance learning

The Certificate in Marine Consultancy delivers the essential knowledge and expertise required to successfully deliver professional and specialist advice as a marine consultant in the shipping or offshore energy sectors. From surveying to expert witness work, and business development to financial management, it is a crucial course for aspiring consultants.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/mco

Course Contents:

  • Marine Consultancy: An Introduction
  • Types of Marine Consultancy
  • Expert Witness Work
  • Marine Accident Investigation
  • Dealing with Lawyers
  • Report Writing and Consultancy
  • Business Development
  • Financial Management and Accounting

Ideal for:

  • New entrants to marine consultancy and marine surveyors wanting to start or develop their own consultancy business
  • Technical and marine/offshore superintendents wanting an overview of marine consultancy work
  • Legal professionals, insurers and seafarers

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

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SHIPPING MARKETS ANALYSIS

14 weeks by distance learning

Shipping markets may not behave in a systematic way but the way we understand them can be approached systematically. This course is designed to give reader a practical guide in the how and what such a systematic approach could be. It is based on the course director’s experience of over 20 years analysing shipping markets from a variety of perspectives for a variety of users and guides students in how to analyse the market, forecast changes and write an effective report for clients.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/sma

Course Contents:

  • Market Definitions
  • Methods of Shipping Analysis
  • The Macroeconomic Context
  • Market Supply and the Complexities of Ownership
  • Market Demand
  • Asset Markets
  • Pulling it all together
  • Wrap Up

Ideal for:

  • New entrants in the shipping industry wanting an insight into market analysis, including those considering a career in international trade, shipping, banking, insurance, or connected industries where you need to understand the global shipping markets
  • Shipping analysts
  • Graduate analysts
  • Market analysts
  • Shipping financiers/bankers

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

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SHIP FINANCE

12 weeks by distance learning

Shipping finance is a complex and complicated field and for many professionals are looking to keep up to date with the changing market. So, we’ve designed a brand-new certificate course in ship finance to offer a pathway to our 12-month online Diploma in Ship Finance and Vessel Ownership.

This course provides an introduction to ship finance and looks at the market with specific focus on the changing marketplace, which means you have access to the most up-to-date facts and information.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/csfi

Course Contents:

  • The ship finance market: An overview and introduction to the current state of the market.
  • Traditional bank finance (1): Focus on getting the deal done, the credit process and transaction steps
  • Traditional bank finance (2): An analysis of a typical loan agreement and ship mortgage terms
  • Equity finance for shipping: An overview of equity finance for shipping and the role of private equity funds
  • Capital markets finance for shipping: Looking at stock placements and bond issues
  • Lease finance in shipping: Including tax leveraged leasing

Ideal for:

  • Maritime, legal, finance and banking professionals looking to gain an understanding of the shipping market and ship finance.

COMING SOON

CERTIFICATE IN

RESILIENCE IN SHIPPING

This new Certificate will address how shipping organisations and ports can utilise resilience in their overall strategy to overcome some of today’s pressing issues such as the pandemic, or Brexit.

CERTIFICATE IN

MARKETING AND STRATEGY FOR SHIPPING

This new Certificate course will instruct students in the techniques used in marketing for shipping businesses, as well as the design and implementation of an effective overarching business strategy.

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

DEVELOP

DIPLOMA IN

MARITIME BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Study the commercial, legal and operational aspects of the maritime industry and develop your business knowledge whether serving at sea or onshore

12 months by distance learning

This professional development Diploma will help develop your industry awareness, business administration knowledge and skills, and assist you in developing your management potential in today’s shipping industry. Ideal for seafarers or anyone working in an office based role within a maritime company, this course delivers aspiring and existing managers a thorough and up-to-date understanding of the complex driving forces that shape our dynamic industry. It is also appealing to people working in roles that support the shipping business, where improved industry knowledge will boost their effectiveness.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/mbm

Course Contents:

  • The Shipping Business
  • Management Concepts
  • Maritime Law
  • Ship Operations and Crew Management
  • Maritime Regulation and Industry Bodies
  • Marine Insurance
  • Chartering Policy of Shipping Companies
  • Marketing Strategy of Shipping Companies
  • Financial Management in a Maritime Business
  • Maritime Logistics
  • Case Study: Pervasive Issues in Maritime Business Management

Ideal for:

  • Shipboard officers preparing to move to a shore-based position
  • Shore-based professionals developing their career in management, operations or supply chain roles
  • Operations experts seeking business management knowledge
  • Shipping company employees undertaking professional development to enhance career prospects
  • Professionals in supporting roles building their knowledge of the shipping business
  • New entrants to the shipping sector needing to develop industry knowledge

Delivered in partnership with:

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

DEVELOP

DIPLOMA IN

SHIP FINANCE & VESSEL OWNERSHIP

A practical guide to the business lifecycle of ship finance, ownership and vessel operations.

12 months by distance learning

The course is intended to give a holistic view of all aspects of shipping finance and operating and capital costs as relevant to the small and medium size shipowning company. It fully integrates alternative financing techniques into practical aspects of the business, such as covering fixed and variable costs, and capital expenditure.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/dlsf

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to Vessel Ownership and Ship Finance
  • Buying and Financing a Ship
  • Purchasing Second hand vessels
  • Earning Revenue from Ships
  • Operating Costs of Shipowning
  • Capital Costs of Shipowning
  • Accounting for Shipowners
  • Insurance for Shipowners
  • Selling the ship
  • Workouts
  • Case Study

Ideal for:

  • Potential shipowners and shipping entrepreneurs
  • Lenders, banks, investment organisations, consultants, and asset managers who want to understand the mechanisms behind the business.

Delivered in partnership with:

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

DEVELOP

DIPLOMA IN

MARINE PURCHASING

Professional development in marine purchasing, procurement and supply management

12 months by distance learning

This Diploma offers a unique educational opportunity to explore and develop your knowledge of key issues in the international management of procurement, contracting and supply in the maritime industry. It delivers a thorough and practical insight into the specialist requirements for purchasing along with current trends and developments within procurement and efficient supply management — enabling you to boost your ability and standing in the role.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/mps

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Management
  • Fundamental Ship Knowledge
  • Supplier Management
  • Developing Purchasing Strategy
  • Inventory Management
  • Maritime Supply Chain Automation and Systems
  • Finance, Accounting and Business Analysis
  • Legal Issues of Marine Purchasing Contracts
  • Global Logistics and International Purchasing
  • International Maritime Controls
  • Case Study: Purchasing Management

Ideal for:

  • Purchasing, procurement and commercial specialists in the shipping and off-shore industry looking to develop their knowledge and organisational strategic outlook
  • Manufacturing and service suppliers to the maritime sector, plus merchandisers, ship suppliers and chandlers looking to boost their understanding of sales and buying processes
  • Ship management teams needing to understand purchasing and supply strategies
  • Seagoing personnel interested in developing their procurement knowledge to aid transition to a shorebased role
  • Shipyard personnel and ship superintendents developing their knowledge of efficient purchasing
  • Legal, insurance and financial roles supporting the buying and supply process

Delivered in partnership with:

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

DEVELOP

DIPLOMA IN

MARITIME MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

Developing the skills and knowledge you need to progress to senior management, increasing career prospects, job security and earning potential

12 months by distance learning

The Diploma in Maritime Management and Leadership will advance your skills and knowledge and assist in developing the confidence needed to manage in today’s changing maritime environment. It will enhance career prospects and your performance as a manager. Completion of the course demonstrates your professional credibility to employers, clients and peers. The course is suitable for both sea and shore-based staff and can be studied from anywhere in the world.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/mml

Course Contents:

  • Maritime Management and Leadership in Context: Industry Overview and Regulatory Frameworks
  • Shore-based and Shipboard Human Element Leadership and Management
  • Personal Development as a Manager and Leader
  • Information Based Decision-Making
  • Practices of Resource Management
  • Meeting Stakeholder and Quality Needs
  • Managing Team and Individual Performance
  • Organisational Financial Management
  • Maritime Leadership and Management in Practice

Ideal for:

  • Employees in administration, technical, operations and commercial roles in the maritime industry
  • Seagoing personnel wishing to enhance their leadership and management capabilities
  • Shore-based personnel seeking professional development and preparing for promotion
  • Supervisors in first-level management roles seeking career enhancement
  • Role specialists such as crew management executives, surveyors, superintendents, supervisors in port operations and senior support staff seeking management advancement
  • Existing leaders and managers wishing to accredit existing skills or progress to higher qualifications

Delivered in partnership with:

IHMA members receive 10% discount on this course. Email us to find out more!

MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

DISTINGUISH

MBA

DIPLOMA CONTINUATION

Exclusively for graduates of Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, and North Kent College Diploma courses.

18 months by distance learning

The MBA (Diploma Continuation) routes for selected Diploma courses prepare students for senior management in the global business environment via a recognised qualification through a challenging and engaging academic process, encouraging the analysis and application of key management theories in the practical arena of international business and industry. The strength of this MBA programme lies in combining your existing Diploma subject specific knowledge and industry experience with established management theory in a practical and accessible academic development framework. The programme curriculum will equip both established and future industry leaders with the skills and knowledge they need to manage themselves as well as their operation successfully.

For further information, visit: www.lloydsmaritimeacademy.com/MBAcont

The continuation course is for graduates of the following Diploma courses:

  • Crew Management
  • Harbour Masters
  • Logistics Management
  • Port Management
  • Ship and Port Agency
  • Ship Management
  • Ship Superintendency
  • Terminal Management
  • Marine Engineering
  • Marine Purchasing
  • Marine Surveying
  • Maritime Business Management
  • Maritime Safety Policies & Regulations

Course Contents:

  • Strategy & Innovation
  • Managing & Developing People
  • Financial & Economic Analysis
  • Business Transformation Project

Ideal for:

These MBAs are exclusively for graduates of Informa Connect, Lloyd’s Maritime Academy and North Kent College Diploma courses.

This is a Middlesex University programme and qualification, with enrolment administered by Lloyd’s Maritime Academy; and delivered, assessed, quality assured and awarded by Middlesex University.