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SHIPYARD AND BOATYARD MANAGEMENT

14 weeks by distance learning

This exciting new online course in shipyard and boatyard management delivers the essential knowledge and expertise required to successfully manage shipyards and boatyards effectively. In the midst of recovering from the recent global pandemic, it’s vital for manager s to be well-prepared.

For further information, visit: www.informaconnect.com/certificate-in-shipyard-and-boatyard-management

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to shipyards and boatyards
  • Dealing with clients
  • Vessel arrivals
  • Build and repair work
  • Day-to-day management
  • Keeping it going

Ideal for:

This course is ideal for those looking to develop their management skills for boatyards, shipyards and marinas. In addition, the course is of great benefit to others related to the field, such as legal professionals and insurers.

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DIGITAL PORTS

This new Certificate course will explore the drive for ports to become more automated and digitalised. How will this impact operations and what does it mean for port users? This course will teach students about the issues in digitalising ports.

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CONTAINER TERMINAL OPERATIONS

12 weeks by distance learning

This tutored professional development course is the ideal solution for anyone needing to develop a detailed understanding of container terminal operation and management. It delivers a detailed theoretical knowledge and practical understanding to boost their existing appreciation of the container terminal business, or build comprehension for those entering or interested in this exciting sector.

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

Course Contents:

  • The Container Business and the Role of Container Terminals
  • Types of Containers and Container Ships
  • Container Terminal Characteristics
  • Container Terminal Operations
  • Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) Management of Container Terminals
  • Commercial and Financial Aspects of Container
  • Terminal Operations

Ideal for:

  • Terminal and port operators needing detailed or updated expertise
  • Container shipping managers, crew, brokers and charterers seeking increased understanding and efficiencies
  • Freight, cargo and intermodal logistics service providers, stevedores, forwarders and operators
  • Port and maritime authorities, management, regulators and consultants
  • Terminal providers and developers in infrastructure, planning, equipment and technology
  • Related professionals in insurance, law, finance, planning and government
  • Graduate, new employees and existing staff seeking promotion

Members of the IAPH are eligible for a 15% discount on the fees for this course

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KPIs FOR PORTS & TERMINALS

12 weeks by distance learning

Efficiently run ports and terminals are vital to global trade and it is ever more important that these crucial links in the supply chain constantly improve performance. To increase profits and retain and attract customers, port and terminal managers must be able to identify which processes need to be improved across the operation. This 12 week tutored distance learning course will provide you with the knowledge and tools to help you achieve these goals.

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

Course Contents:

  • KPIs and Performance Management – from Key Issues to Strategy for Ports and Terminals
  • Using a Balanced Scorecard to Organise KPIs, including Operations, Financial and Customer Perspectives
  • Using Strategy Maps to Link KPIs for your Organisation
  • Developing KPIs – Types of Target, Setting Objectives and Measurement
  • KPIs for Ports & Terminals - Sample KPIs for Planning and Performance Improvement
  • Implementing KPIs Using the Balanced Scorecard, Strategy Map Approach and Monitoring Outcomes

Ideal for:

  • Port and terminal managers, financial officers, operations managers and planners
  • Government and port authority personnel assessing contract or concession delivery
  • Shipping lines evaluating port and terminal performance
  • Freight and supply chain professionals developing best-practice measurement tools
  • Business and financial analysts, safety and engineering managers
  • Maritime and intermodal logistics operators, consultants and quality assurance managers

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

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TRANSPORT LOGISTICS

12 weeks by distance learning

The growth of global production and off-shoring, in countries such as China and India, has brought freight transport into sharper focus as organisations increasingly try to balance cost with service reliability and inventory levels. The methods and processes used in transport logistics can be complex, involving large amounts of capital expenditure in equipment and infrastructure. Therefore, operators look to maximise returns from freight revenues, whilst operating in a highly competitive freight supplier market. This course provides a comprehensive grounding in all aspects of the transport logistics industry.

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

Course Contents:

  • Introducing Trade and Transport Logistics and the Supply Chain
  • Managing Freight Transport, Modes, Rates and Best Practice
  • Managing the Commercial Aspects of International Trade
  • Using Customs Tariffs During Export, Transit and Import
  • Evaluating Legal Aspects and Liabilities
  • Considering Other Aspects of the Freight Chain

Ideal for:

  • Transport, logistics, distribution and supply chain professionals at all levels needing a detailed overview of the sector
  • Purchasers, import/export co-ordinators and dispatch team members
  • Logistics and operations managers wishing to improve efficiencies
  • Suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and retailers with a vested interest in meeting supply and demand improvements
  • Forwarders, consolidators and transport operators needing to ensure smooth and integrated operations
  • Key account, sales, marketing and HR managers wanting to understand functions and processes within the logistics industry
  • New employees needing a comprehensive industry understanding
“Fantastic! The course has given me a more holistic understanding of the supply chain and will definitely be a valuable reference point as I go about carrying out my duties”
Alex Kanyama Zulu, Intergovernmental Standing Comittee on Shipping (ISCOS)

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HEAVY LIFT

16 weeks by distance learning

This unique and comprehensive heavy lift distance learning course covers the breadth of how heavy lift operations work, from the science behind heavy lifting to the chartering of exceptional transport and the health and safety risks involved. Students will understand the vital role heavy lift and project cargo activities play in marine and offshore logistics and how these affect the industry as a whole.

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

Course Contents:

  • Terminology
  • Dimensions, Weights and Forces
  • Heavy Transport
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Jacking and Skidding
  • Load outs (roll on/off)
  • Accidents and how to avoid them
  • Maintenance and Inspection

Ideal for:

  • Project Cargo Forwarders
  • Break Bulk Charterers and Logistics Manager
  • Project Directors
  • Heavy Lift Specialists
  • Heavy Lift Engineers
  • Heavy Lift Equipment Operators and Supervisors
  • Shipping Managers and Project Supply Chain Professionals

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MARITIME TRANSPORT SECURITY

14 weeks by distance learning

Transport security is a vast area - from the safety of the basic infrastructure of ports, terminals and harbours, to the safety of the shipping company, the ship and its systems, and the crew. It is increasingly vital that all involved in the industry are aware not only of the basics of transport security, but also the latest dangers, the regulatory issues, and the methods of dealing with risk.

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

Course Contents:

  • Maritime Transport Security: an overview
  • Maritime Security
  • Security Control Measures and Risk Mitigation
  • Information and Data Security
  • Piracy and Terrorism
  • Crisis Management and Business Continuity Planning
  • Laws and Regulations Concerning Transport Security

Ideal for:

  • Port managers, terminal managers, and harbour masters
  • Shipboard personnel, ship owners, fleet managers, commercial managers and office staff
  • Head of Security / Head of Safety ashore
  • Armed response teams and officers
  • Marine insurers, risk managers, crisis management professionals, and consultants
  • New entrants to the maritime security industry, including those from a security background who require more information on maritime logistics

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

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LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

12 weeks by distance learning

Logistics management is the part of supply chain management that plans, implements, and controls the efficient flow and storage of goods, services, and related information between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet customer’s requirements.

This part-time distance education course provides a comprehensive grounding in the major disciplines of logistics management. Topics covered include analysis of the major forces shaping modern supply chain planning and operations, as well as key functions such as logistics outsourcing and sustainability.

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

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to Logistics and the Logistics Industry
  • Logistics, Distribution and the Supply Chain
  • Warehousing and Inventory Management
  • Sustainability and Green Logistics
  • Global Logistics Management
  • Outsourcing

Ideal for:

  • Transport, logistics and supply chain professionals
  • Suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and retailers
  • Freight transporters plus shipping and terminal operators
  • Importers, exporters, forwarders and contract negotiators
  • Logistics and management trainees

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PORT ECONOMICS

12 weeks by distance learning

This port economics course is an introduction into the key issues involved in port economics, its demand and supply models, its pricing and its investment scenarios. It will aid port managers and asset managers in understanding the value of ports and their economic role in today’s shipping market.

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

Course Contents:

  • The Port and its Place in Shipping
  • Port Planning and Development
  • Port Financing and Investment
  • Port Operations
  • Getting Port Governance Right
  • Trends and Developments

Ideal for:

  • Prospective senior managers and management trainees in the port industry
  • Port and maritime authority personnel seeking career development
  • New and future entrants to the industry such as seafarers and graduates
  • Shipping line managers, shipping agents, plus freight, cargo and logistics service providers
  • Government staff, regulators and planner
  • Equipment and service suppliers, industry advisors, investors, legal professionals and consultants
  • Engineering and construction companies, infrastructure and investment managers
  • Maritime economists

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

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PORT DEVELOPMENT

12 weeks by distance learning

With ports being instrumental to global trade, they need to be able to adapt to and overcome new challenges emerging in the industry, from new technologies to new threats. This course offers an introduction to port development and planning in the long term, with a specific economic focus.

Designed to provide an overall introduction to port development, this 12-week online programme compliments our Certificate in Port Economics and provides a pathway to our esteemed 12-month Diploma in Port Management.

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

Course Contents:

  • The port; definition, types and users
  • Stakeholders and port development
  • Trends and developments
  • Planning, uncertainty and resilience
  • Scenarios
  • Forecasting cargo volumes (in different scenarios)
  • Port financing and investment

Ideal for:

  • Port and maritime authority personnel
  • New and future entrants to the industry such as seafarers and graduates
  • Shipping line managers, shipping agents, plus freight, cargo and logistics service providers
  • Government staff, regulators and planners
  • Industry advisors, investors, legal professionals and consultants
  • Planning and development executives

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

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DIPLOMA IN

HEAVY LIFT AND PROJECT CARGO OPERATIONS

Learn about the planning, implementation and control of the flow of goods and services through the supply chain

12 months by distance learning

This professional development course from North Kent College (NKC) in partnership with Lloyd’s Maritime Academy (LMA) is designed for personnel wishing to build comprehensive knowledge and skills in this specialised marine transport field. These include anyone involved in renewables, oil and gas, power generation, heavy plant environments, equipment manufacturers, engineering companies and freight forwarder/transport companies. The course is ideal for all of the above together with those working in heavy lift operations or supporting sectors.

For further information, visit: www.informaconnect.com/diploma-in-heavy-lift

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to the Heavy Lift and Transport Industry
  • Dimensions, Weights and Forces
  • Rigging and Lashing
  • Heavy Transport
  • Heavy Lifting
  • Load Outs
  • Maintenance, Inspection and Documentation
  • Project Cargoes
  • Planning Stowage Aboard Ships and Barges
  • Health and Safety
  • Case Study - Planning and Coordination of a Heavy Lift on to a Heavy Lift Vessel

Ideal for:

  • Project Cargo Freight Forwarders, Break Bulk Charterers, Transport and Logistics Managers and other Project Cargo Supply Chain Professionals.
  • Shipping Managers, Heavy Lift Vessel Managers, Contract Managers and Project Cargo Coordinators, and other Maritime Transport and Logistics professionals.
  • Onshore and Offshore Project Directors, Operations Managers, Project Managers, Project Engineers, Heavy Lift Engineers, Planners and Installation Engineers and Technicians.
  • Heavy Lift Equipment Operators and Supervisors, plus Transport, Lifting and Rigging Supervisors, Engineers and Specialists.
  • Naval Architects, Vessel Design Engineers, Superintendents.
  • HSE Managers, Heavy Crane, Equipment and Transportation Inspectors
  • Technical and Regulatory Authorities, Marine Warranty Surveyors, Marine Surveyors.

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LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT

Learn about the planning, implementation and control of the flow of goods and services through the supply chain

12 months by distance learning

The Diploma in Logistics Management is the ideal professional development course for today’s logistics personnel. Logistics professionals operate in a demanding and evolving environment whilst striving to co-ordinate the many and complex activities that provide companies and organisations with essential materials and services that they need to achieve their goals. Managers must know how to balance cost, performance and risk to meet increasingly tough supply chain demands, against the backdrop of ever-changing economic and social forces. Managing the flow of materials across the whole supply chain, from source, through industrial processing to the end user and ultimately to disposal or recycling, is a complex and challenging function that has never been more essential than in today’s globalised economy.

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

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to Trade and the Supply Chain
  • Movement of Goods, People, Animals and Information
  • Logistics, Distribution and the Supply Chain
  • Warehousing and Inventory Management
  • Operations Management
  • Procurement, Sourcing and Contracting of Services
  • Business Management in Logistics
  • Supply Chain Sustainability
  • Finance in Logistics
  • Recent and Emerging Trends in Logistics
  • Case Study

Ideal for:

  • Transport, warehouse and other supply chain professionals wishing to increase or formalise knowledge
  • Suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and retailers needing to develop supply chain understanding
  • Freight transporters plus shipping and terminal operators looking for a global understanding
  • Importers, exporters, forwarders and contract negotiators aiming to improve skills
  • Logistics employees and management trainees seeking to advance their careers or progress to a more strategic role

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PORT MANAGEMENT

Learn about the effective management, administration and operations of ports in the global maritime industry

12 months by distance learning

This course is the leading professional development training programme on managing ports in today’s global economy. Since 1999 the Diploma has been recognised as a foremost qualification for port managers, as well as being used by many governments. As a key part of the international global supply chain network, ports have a vital role to play in facilitating trade for any country — both in terms of export and import success and in serving a nation’s economic hinterland — in a cost-effective and reliable manner, all of which impact on trade competitiveness. Successful port management needs knowledgeable employees and managers.

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

Supported and Approved by IHMA and UKHMA

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to International Trade and Logistics
  • Introduction to Port Management
  • Regulatory, Legal Issues and Insurance for Ports
  • Managing Marine Operations and Conservancy
  • Port Marketing and Business Development
  • Port Project Management: Principles and Techniques
  • Economics of Port Operations, Port Pricing and Port Financing
  • Health, Safety, Security and the Environment (HSSE) in Ports
  • Port Labour and People Management
  • Port Masterplans and Port Engineering
  • Case Study: Current Issues in Port Management

Ideal for:

  • Prospective senior managers and management trainees in the port industry
  • Port and maritime authority personnel seeking career development
  • New and future entrants to the industry such as seafarers and graduates
  • Shipping line managers, shipping agents plus freight, cargo and logistics service providers
  • Government staff, regulators and planners
  • Equipment and service suppliers, industry advisors, investors, legal professionals and consultants
  • Engineering and construction companies, infrastructure and investment managers

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Members of the IAPH are eligible for a 15% discount on the fees for this course

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

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TERMINAL MANAGEMENT

The course for all involved in the management of marine terminals, cargo operations and logistics in seaports

12 months by distance learning

The Diploma in Terminal Management offers a comprehensive and detailed educational programme that focuses on terminal operations and productivity, leadership, safety, security, environmental management and marketing. It looks at the particular operating environment of different types of terminals handling seaborne trade. With the various cargo handling facilities within a port estate now usually being operated by individual operators, today’s terminal managers operate in a complex environment, balancing a variety of processes and demands to ensure terminals operate safely, efficiently and profitably. The course includes both a theoretical and a practical managerial approach to a terminal’s position in the global logistics chain. It examines the complex mix of knowledge and skills required to effectively manage a cargo terminal and crosses the subject boundaries that constrain many other courses.

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

Course Contents:

  • Introduction to International Trade and Logistics
  • The Role of Ports and Terminals
  • Terminal Operations
  • Health, Safety, Security and Environmental Management
  • Terminal Labour and Human Resource Management
  • Management of Terminals
  • Economics of Terminal Operations
  • Managing and Motivating People
  • Legal Issues for Terminals
  • Negotiating, Drafting and Managing Contracts
  • Managing Projects

Ideal for:

  • Terminal and port management personnel and their teams seeking to develop their knowledge
  • Operations personnel including managers, supervisors and superintendents looking for career enhancement and to increase management knowledge and skills
  • Technical employees such as engineers needing a wider understanding of terminal operations
  • Port authority professionals and logistics managers wishing to gain business understanding
  • Sales, marketing and business development managers wanting to expand their knowledge of terminal management
  • Seafarers and new entrants preparing for a career in port or terminal management

Members of the IAPH are eligible for a 15% discount on the fees for this course

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HARBOUR MASTERS

Professional development for those involved in port marine safety, operations and management

12 months by distance learning

The Diploma for Harbour Masters has become established as the leading international course for developing the theoretical knowledge required by Harbour Masters and Port Captains around the world. Studied by part-time distance learning, you can learn without interrupting your current career — making the programme the ideal solution for existing Harbour Masters, as well as their deputies and assistants and those preparing themselves for a career in the sector. The course also attracts personnel working for maritime safety administrations with wider marine safety responsibilities for coastal areas.

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

Supported and Approved by IHMA and UKHMA

Course Contents:

  • Role and Functions of a Harbour Master
  • Managing Marine Operations
  • Managing Harbour Staff
  • Finance and Asset Management
  • Marine Environmental Management
  • Managing Pilotage Services
  • Managing Vessel Traffic Services
  • Port Security and the ISPS Code
  • Managing Emergencies
  • Strategy, Marketing and Media
  • Managing Leisure Use in the Port

Ideal for:

  • Existing Harbour Masters and Port Captains seeking to update and consolidate their knowledge
  • Deputy/Assistant Harbour Masters preparing to progress their careers
  • Pilots and VTS Operators, Managers and Supervisors seeking wider education
  • Harbour personnel including Marine Officers and Operations Managers who want to increase their knowledge
  • New entrants and marine operations apprentices seeking subject knowledge
  • Seafarers wishing to develop a career in port marine safety management
  • Maritime professionals looking to study marine safety management

Recognised by the UK MCA as a professional foundation and development distance learning course for Harbour Masters and their personnel

Members of the IAPH are eligible for a 15% discount on the fees for this course

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

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MSC IN

PORT & TERMINAL MANAGEMENT AND MARITIME LOGISTICS

Maritime logistics and maritime economics to deliver a real competitive advantage in ports and terminals

24 months by distance learning

This is a level 7 course designed to offer port and terminal professionals a qualification guided by the industry to enhance their maritime knowledge.

Our newest MSc delivers the knowledge that employers want, exploring themes in port and terminal management and maritime logistics, combining all the strands to give you a more holistic view of shipping and how it works in the ports and terminals cluster.

For further information, visit: www.informaconnect.com/msc-port-and-terminal-management-with-maritime-logistics

Course Contents:

  • Port management and security
  • International trade and global transport
  • Maritime economics and management
  • Logistics and supply chain management
  • Project management
  • Research Methods
  • Optional management
  • MSc Project

Ideal for:

  • Prospective senior managers and management trainees in the ports and terminals industry
  • Port and maritime authority personnel seeking career development, such as port and terminal engineers, operations managers, business development personnel etc.
  • New and future entrants to the industry such as seafarers and graduates
  • Shipping line managers, logistics managers, shipping agents, plus freight, cargo and logistics service providers
  • Government staff, regulators and planners
  • Equipment and service suppliers, industry advisors, investors, legal professionals and consultants
  • Engineering and construction companies, infrastructure and investment managers

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

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MBA IN

SHIPPING & LOGISTICS

The premier online distance learning Master of Business Administration for the industry’s top talent

24 months by distance learning

The MBA in Shipping & Logistics provides you with the essential personal and professional qualities required to propel your career into higher levels of management, especially where proficient and inspiring leaders are needed and valued more than ever. Integrating traditional core MBA competencies such as strategic planning, risk management and business leadership with maritime specific content, this exceptional programme provides a coveted boost to you and your organisations’ profile. If you are aspiring to reach senior management or hope to gain the necessary skills to progress your career further within this exciting and diverse industry, then this is the programme for you.

For further information, visit: www.mba4shipping.com

Course Contents:

  • Shipping Business Environment & International Trade
  • Business Strategy
  • Executive Leadership
  • Advanced International Marketing
  • Finance & Risk Management
  • Optimising Business Performance
  • Information Management
  • Management Perspectives
  • Research Methods
  • Applied Project
  • Business Transformation Project

Ideal for:

  • Existing managers in the shipping sector and related logistics businesses.
  • Professionals within the shipping community as a supplier or customer.
  • Ship owners, ship operators, logistics businesses, port management, insurance companies, maritime lawyers, brokers, surveyors, financial institutions and maritime administrators.

The MBA in Shipping & Logistics is a Middlesex University programme and qualification, jointly developed, delivered and assessed by Middlesex and Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, and quality assured by Middlesex University.