Maritime Leadership and Management

Singapore | 12th – 13th November 2018


Almost 100 years after the sinking of the Titanic, the Costa Concordia grounded and sank. Despite the passing of a century and significant advances in technology, accidents still occur and 80% are considered attributable to ‘human error’. This course discusses Leadership, Followership and Management and considers the importance of a just culture in the shipping industry with the aim of reducing such error.
The course introduces current leadership and management thinking and reinforces it with case studies in the maritime sector and through individual reflection and group work. It examines how risk should be managed at sea and draws upon case studies to create a framework through which the manager can ensure that operations are conducted safely.


Upon completion of this training, you will be able to:
• Apply leadership and management tools in the maritime sector
• Understand the use of leadership and management styles to generate a safe organisational culture
• Consider how teamwork plays its part in reducing human error at sea
• Benchmark Case Studies of how deviation is normalised in the maritime industry and how to avoid the human error chain
• Understand how organisations can work towards a ‘just culture’ in shipping


For all Managers and future Managers in the Maritime business, includes:
C-level Executives, VPs, MDs, Directors, Heads, Managers, Ship’s Officers and Masters, Marine Superintendents
Ports & Terminals, Government Authority, Ship Owners & Operators, Ship Management Services, Ship Agencies, Ship Building & Repair, Ship Broking / Chartering Services, Ship Bunkering Shipyards, Fabrication Yards, Freight Forwarding, Classification Societies, Marine Surveying Services
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