International Shipping and Supply Chain Management Course
The shipping industry contributes about 90 per cent in the facilitation of global trade through carriage of goods hence a catalyst to global economy. International trade business and financing would not be possible without international shipping hence, the ‘derived-demand’. Consequent to ongoing global economic reform, international shipping has assumed a new dimension to minimize costs whilst improving efficiency in maritime transport. The major aim of this course is to advance the knowledge of international shipping with supply chain economics through a logistics management approach in contemporary parlance.
Target Groups of this Course
- Middle and Senior Officials of Ministries of Transport (maritime department); Ministries of Trade and Commerce; Ministries of Finance and others.
- Middle and Senior Officials of Shippers Councils; National Maritime Agencies; Banks;
- Middle and Senior Managers of National Shipping Lines, Shipping Agents, etc..,
- Middle and Senior Officials of the Railway Corporations; Inland Depots, Inland Container Terminals, Transit-Transport Agencies;
- Middle and Senior Officials of Ports, Container Terminals;
- Students, Researchers, Management Consultants, Maritime Law Practitioners, etc..,
This course would not only give a comprehensive overview of global business also participants would after the course achieve the following:
- The ability to identify maritime business opportunities and inherent risks in international trade and globalshipping and to proffer cost-effective solutions.
- Acquire critical thinking ability and strategic maritime business management skills with a forward thinking strategic planning devoid of known and unknown pitfalls in international shipping.
- Acquire business intelligence skill of investing in maritime business ventures on time-specificcritical path analytical approach.
- Acquire creative and managerial capabilities for strategic international shipping alliances on solid customer relationship management within a global network.
- The Structure of International Trade and Global Economics
- Shipping Economics
- International Trade Policy
- World Trade Organisation (WTO) and Role in International Trade
- International Trade Law
- Ship Classification and Shipping Management
- Marine Insurance Concept in Merchant Shipping
- International Shipping Law
- International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and Role in International Shipping
- Risks and Risks Management in Maritime Business
- Information Technology in Shipping Logistics Management
- Financing of International Trade and Shipping
- The Concept and Contract of Purchasing and Procurement
- International Shipping and The Supply Chain Concept
- Port – Supply Chain Management Surgery: – International Shipping Framework
- Port-Supply Chain Surgery: A One-to-One Problem Solving Discussion with Course Participants on International Shipping Problems and Strategic Solutions
Case Study: Planning and Management of Constraints in International Shipping Logistics
Programme Duration: 16 – 27 February. 2015
Programme Venue: London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom
Choice of Course Fee:
(i) Course fee is £3300.00 British Pound Sterling per participant. This fee covers tea/coffee,training and materials (without accommodation and lunch) during training.
(ii) Course fee is £4150.00 British Pound Sterling per participant. This covers tea/coffee, materials,training, hotel accommodation and lunch during training only (weekends not included).
Course Registration: To participate in this or any of the courses please print and fill in the COURSE REGISTRATION FORM. After filling the course registration form, send it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax it to this number +44 (0)2036332142. Alternatively, email names of participants with details of payments to email@example.com (The course programme and venue may be subject to changes at short notice).
Dr. Fortune Laurence – IAPH Experts
Prof. Dr Joy Joseph – IAPH Alternate Coordinator
Prof. James McConville
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