Certificate in Port & Terminal Management
June 27, 2021
The aim of this certificate in Port & Terminal Management is to provide candidates with a thorough knowledge on the legal, economic, operational and commercial aspects of the shipping industry followed by a comprehensive and practical insight into the specialist subject of Port & Terminal Management.
The aim of this programme in Port & Terminal Management is to provide candidates with a thorough knowledge on the legal, economic, operational and commercial aspects of the shipping industry followed by a comprehensive and practical insight into the specialist subject of Port & Terminal Management. The program introduces candidates to contemporary management practices in Ports and Terminals, all operational aspects of port functions from financing, legal concerns and planning to competition, equipment and marketing.
The program comprises five (05) modules. The first four modules are the four compulsory Group-1 subjects of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) U.K as follows:
- Introduction to Shipping
- Economics of Sea Transport & International Trade
- Legal Principles in Shipping Business
- Shipping Business
The fifth module is “Port & Terminal Management” – the Group-2 specialist subject of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) U.K. covering the following key topics:
- Ports and their functions
- Ships and their cargoes
- Port and terminal management
- Port and terminal finance
- Legal aspects in port/terminal management
- Port and terminal competition
- Port and terminal marketing
- Port and terminal planning
- Port and terminal pricing
- Port and terminal equipment
- Port and terminal ownership
The program is ideal for working professionals in the public port and private marine terminal industry seeking to enhance career growth potential in roles of increasing management responsibility. The program is also useful for professionals in related industries, as well as continuing students, who seek a career in port and marine terminal management.
On successful completion of the program, learners will:
- Acquire a thorough knowledge and understanding of Port and Terminal Management.
- Learn about different aspects of port and terminal operations and the port environment and how ports compete for trade and develop over time.
- Level -5 Award in Maritime Logistics Management (Port & Terminal Management):
On successful completion of this program comprising the five (05) modules, a Level -5 Award in Maritime Logistics Management (Port & Terminal Management ) will be issued by Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy (ADMA), approved by the National Qualification Centre (NQC) Ministry of Education, U.A.E. The Level-5 Award certificate will provide details of the topics that are covered and certify that the holder of the certificate has completed forty credits (600 hours) of structured learning in Port & Terminal Management.
- Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) U.K. Foundation Diploma / Advanced Diploma:
Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy (ADMA) is a Registered Training Provider (RTP) of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) U.K. On completion of the program, the candidates may appear in the examinations of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) U.K conducted at the Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy (ADMA) in May and November every year. Upon passing these examinations, the candidates could obtain the internationally acclaimed Foundation Diploma / Advanced Diploma from the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS) U.K. This may lead to the prestigious full Membership of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (MICS) U.K on passing the ICS Professional Qualifying Examinations (PQE).
The program duration is six hundred (600) hours comprising four hundred and fifty (450) hours of classroom / online teaching, assignments, case studies and presentation spread over thirty (30) weeks and one hundred and fifty (150) hours of workplace attachment spread over ten (10) weeks. The classes will be conducted from Monday to Friday every week from 0800 hours to 1100 hours or 1600 hours to 1900 hours
Written assessments comprising subjective questions as well as quizzes, assignments and case studies with 60% passing marks.
90% attendance is required.
Preferred entry requirement is a Bachelor degree in any discipline. Minimum entry requirement is twelve years of structured education or Advanced Level (A’Level). A good working knowledge of written and spoken English with a minimum IELTS Level-5 or equivalent is required.
ICS accredited & NQC approved as Level-5 Award.