central college in London maritime management maritime management
certificate maritime management
certificate maritime management
certificate maritime management certificate maritime management shipping shipping
            shipping Enquiries
         shipping  Courses
      shipping  Location Map
   maritime management  Contact Us
 maritime management  Fees & Start Dates
maritime management Student Login
maritime management maritime management Online Application About the College Student Accommodation
maritime management
Business Courses Computer and IT Courses Facilities Management English Courses
shipping Study in London at the College of Central London
maritime studies Maritime Courses Student Profile College Staff Apply Now Management
certificate maritime studies
Home
Mission Statement
What's in it for you
Accreditations
FAQ
Awards
Disclaimer
Online Visa Applications
Equal Opportunities
Test Your English
Links & Downloads
certificate maritime studies
shipping
              Certificate in MaritimeManagement

certificate maritime studies

The college has devised a shipping course which provides students with an in-depth knowledge of the maritime industry and its interface with associate industries particularly sea ports. The course fully takes account of new legislation and the changing pattern of maritime industry.

Shipping goes through periods of dramatic change and has become the efficient supply chain network globally in the accelerating growth of international trade. The Maritime Industry and its interface with business is complex and very professional. This program breaks new ground in examining objectively the salient points of Ship Management, Shipping Practice, Marine Insurance, International Shipping Law and Maritime Marketing. It will enable the student to fully comprehend the international environment in which modern ship owners operate and the professional ship management skills used in a competitive environment.

No such integrated program exists elsewhere at sub-degree level and such a pragmatic skills based course will open up excellent employment opportunities as well as providing a favourable postgraduate diploma entry possibilities.

This is the third selected course of three that make up the series for the group diploma entitled the International Diploma in International Trade and Maritime Management.

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS
Students must normally be aged 18 years or over.
They must possess four GCSE's or their equivalent qualification including English and Maths at grade C or above, or a BTEC first Diploma, plus at least one GCE A level and a level of English language equivalent to B2 of the CEFR - 5.5 IELTS with a minimum of 5.0 in all sections. Mature students (over 21 years of age) may be exempt from some of the above requirements on grounds of experience but where English is not the first language students must provide recent certification of having reached at least IELTS 5.5 as stated above.

DURATION OF COURSE
The duration of the course is 12 weeks. There is only one intake of students per year in April and finishing in July.

SYLLABUS
Aims of the Programme
Shipping is going through a period of dramatic change and has become the efficient supply chain network globally in the accelerating growth of international trade. The Maritime Industry and its interface with business is complex and very professional. This programme breaks new ground in examining objectively the salient points of Ship Management, Shipping Practice, Marine Insurance, International Shipping Law and Maritime Marketing. It will enable the student to comprehend fully the international environment in which modern ship owners operate and the professional ship management skills used in a competitive environment. No such integrated programme exists elsewhere at sub-degree level and such a pragmatic skills and applications based course will open up excellent employment opportunities as well as providing a favourable degree entrance profile.

Module 1: Ship Management - now Shipping  Operations

1. Aim of this module
At a time of enormous change in the area of global ship management, this module will focus on all the qualities required in a successful ship manager operative in a competitive international market. Particular emphasis will be placed on maritime management skills, the legal and budget driven environment and future trends.

2. What you will be able to achieve at the end of the course
On completion of this module the student will be able to:
a) Comprehend fully all the factors involved in running a shipping company in a competitive environment.
b) Focus particular attention on formulating strategies for ship management.
c) Comprehend International Maritime Organisation relative conventions and those in the process of adoption.
d) Examine the role of International Agencies involved in shipping.
e) Understand the structure of industry

3. Content
International Safety Management (I.S.M.) Code. Fleet management, fleet management logistics, ship investment, budgets, general ship finance, chartering, manning vessels. International Agencies including BIMCO, UNCTAD, IMO, IPAH; political aspects of the industry; company organisation. Structure of the industry.
Ship construction, liners, and tankers - bulk dry/wet cargo

4. Assessment
The main assessment method for this module will be a series of short modular assignments, each focusing on the solution of practical problems together with a final integrated assignment covering all five modules.

Module 2 - Shipping Practice - now shipping business
1. Aim of this module
This module will focus primarily on the day to day operation of a competitive shipping company and on the skills required.
Emphasis will be given to the interface with other organisations inherent with multi-modalism.

2. What you will be able to achieve at the end of the course
On completion of this module the student will be able to:
a) Understand the range of ship types and their cargoes including dangerous cargo
b) Comprehend ship operation and movement/sailing schedules formulation and interface with sea ports
c) Focus on containerisation/multi-modalism
d) Understand chartering practice
e) Comprehend EDI and ship documentation

3. Content
Ship types and their cargoes, Interface of ships with seaports, Ship documentation, Ship operation; freight rates; liner conferences, dangerous cargo, Containerisation, Electronic data interchange (EDI) Multi-modalism.

4. Strategy
The main assessment method for this module will be a series of short modular assignments each focusing on the solution of practical problems together with a final integrated assignment covering all five modules.

Module 3: Maritime Marketing- revised unit

1. Aim of this module
In the highly competitive world of shipping services an effective marketing strategy is the key tool in maintaining and developing business. The central aim of the module is to enable learners to apply general marketing principles to the context of shipping services in a complex and rapidly changing environment.

2. What you will be able to achieve at the end of the course
On completion of this module the student will be able to:
a) Understand fully the market environment in all sectors of the maritime industry
b) Produce an international marketing plan
c) Focus on marketing mix, product development; selling
d) Fully understand the cross culture challenges of marketing deep sea global shipping services in a fast changing and complex environment
e) Understand the role maritime marketing plays in ship management encompassing all its sectors, liner cargo, chartering and tankers.
3. Content
Market environment, Market research led strategies, Marketing mix International marketing plans, Product development; product life cycles, Marketing controls; budgets; selling

4. Strategy
The main assessment method for this module will be a series of short modular assignments each with a strong focus on the solution of practical marketing problems, with a final integrated assignment in which marketing issues are prominent.

Module 4 - Marine Insurance - revised unit
1. Aim of this module
The focus will be on the marine insurance market, its structure and the interface with the shipper and shipowner. Emphasis will be placed on the comprehension of the competitive market place, the negotiating skills required, the documentation and claims procedure and trends in the market place, having regard to relevant new legislation.

2. What you will be able to achieve at the end of the course
On completion of this module the student will be able to: -
a) Understand fully the marine insurance market including P&I Clubs
b) Negotiate the insurance of a vessel with a broker
c) Comprehend cargo insurance
d) Process claims and general average

Marine Insurance involves many elements in the conduct of marine/cargo insurance brokerage. Particular attention will be given to emerging trends and implementation of ISM Code and the STCW legislation under SOLAS.

3. Content
The responsibility for insuring the ship and its cargo.
The market for insurance - Lloyds of London and the insurance companies. The insurance of the ship. The insurance of the cargo.
Claims and general average.

4. Strategy
The main assessment method for this module will be a series of short modular assignments each focussing on the solution of practical maritime insurance problems, together with a final integrated assignment in which insurance issues will be prominent.

Module 5 - International Shipping Law - now shipping law
1. Aim of this module
The focus of this module will be the legislation operative in the conduce/carriage of trade/cargo and the operation/management/survey of ships. It will be integrated with the other modules, particularly Ship Management and Shipping Practice.

2. What you will be able to achieve at the end of the course
On completion of this module the student will be able to:-
a) Understand the International Legal Structure and International Law of the Sea
b) The Carriage of Goods by Sea Acts 1924/71 - Hague - Visby and Hamburg Rules
c) The Contract of affreightment
d) The conduct and processing of the maritime legal environment.
3. Content
International Law and ships.
Laws affecting ownership, construction and crews of Ships.
The carriage of goods by sea.
Laws affecting the running of a ship.
The principles of insurance laws affecting shipping.

4. Strategy
The main assessment method for this module will be a series of short modular assignments each with a strong focus on the solution of practical legal problems that relate to international shipping, together with a final integrated assignment in which legal issues will be prominent.

About the College | Business Courses | Computer and IT Courses | English Courses | Contact Us | Resources | Enquiries
© Copyright central-college.com All rights reserved