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Executive and Professional Development Courses 2014

FACTS 2014



Welcome from the Director World Maritime University (WMU) has established a proven track-record in offering outstanding Executive Education and Professional Development Courses (EPDCs), which meet the educational needs of shipping professionals, organizations and administrations and build maritime capacity globally. Our client base is truly international, and represents all topics of current maritime interest and importance. The subjects and challenges in the global maritime market and include the latest knowledge. World-renowned instructors of international caliber lead our courses, ensuring that participants stay competitive and at the forefront of their maritime domain.

environment. The different durations and structures of the courses are carefully designed to meet the needs of the participants. Our EPDCs are an indispensable investment to our maritime community.

the best solution from WMU. I welcome your interest in WMU’s Executive Education and look forward to meeting you during our courses. Dr. Ilias Visvikis Associate Professor Director, EPDCs

World Maritime University Mrs.Mia Hedin Senior Faculty Specialist +46 40 356300 3

What are Executive and Professional Development Courses WMU’s Professional Development Courses give you the opportunity to enhance the skills you use now, and will need in the future. The courses provide an exciting blend of academic and professional knowledge, and offer you the competitive edge to further your career to the highest possible level.

Why is professional development important Professional development can help you achieve professional goals and maintain your skills and competence at a prominent level. A commitment to professional development enables you to maintain and maximise your level of expertise as it: Ensures that you maintain high levels of knowledge Increases your ability to cope with challenges and changes Helps you plan your own development and make the best use of resources Shows employers that you are committed to your career Increases your job satisfaction

What type of activities count as professional development Professional development schemes encourage participants to focus on the learning outcomes achieved, rather than counting hours or points. Professional development can involve, but is not limited to: Work-based learning Training courses Self-directed private study Reading and research Preparation and delivery of lectures and presentations Attendance at lectures and seminars

“The course was a good refresher for me, who has received previous training in investigation.� Participant, Colombia


“Real life case studies, highly detailed. Interactive quiz. Breadth of participant background. My choice is WMU!” Participant, Oman

Why WMU Since 2006, WMU has led more than 90 EPDCs for more than 2,000 maritime professionals in locations around the world, totalling over 450 days of training. The blend of academic expertise and hands-on practical experience can be immediately applied in the workplace. Maritime Organization, a specialized agency of the United Nations. As a center of excellence for maritime postgraduate education and research, WMU offers M.Sc. and Ph.D. Programs as well as EPDCs with the highest standards in maritime affairs. Located in Malmö, Sweden with additional M.Sc. Programs in Shanghai and Dalian, China, WMU promotes the international exchange and transfer of maritime ideas and knowledge.

Organization (IMO), a specialized agency of the United Nations. Highly specialized and internationally renowned faculty and research associates that International connections with the commercial shipping sector and alliances with national maritime administrations. Opportunity to offer a full training package, including local transport, accommodation and airport transfers. 5


Customized Executive Courses a particular organization. WMU’s expertise, high-calibre instructors, international environment, and close relationship with the client ensure the effective achievement of course objectives. in their organization.

Offshore Reception Facility Workshop MARPOL ANNEX VI Freight Derivatives and Risk Management Maritime Casualty Investigation Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment and the Law of the Sea Corporate Executive Development Program Training for Maritime Instructors Training for Maritime Assessors Contemporary Issues in the Cruise Industry Flag State and Port State Control Contemporary Issues in Maritime Economics, Transport and Business Risk Management Port Management, Policy Issues and Cabotage Operations Handling, Stowage and Carriage of Dangerous Goods for the Implementation of the IMDG Code Maritime Sustainability Management Coastal Zone Environment Management Economic Modelling of Shipping Markets Offshore Reception Facilities

“The Swedish Transport Agency (STA) has once again received a group of newly trained inspectors from WMU in Malmö where they took part in a seven-week customized professional fundamental conventions. The collaboration between WMU and STA is now in its third decade, as always with a very satisfactory result. This type of training is very important for prospective inspectors and their maritime administrations. It is my hope and recommendation that this training spreads to

Ronnie Hanzén, Chief Surveyor Swedish Transport Agency


“Stimulating and perspective broadening.” Participant, Indonesia

Open Enrollment Courses Open enrollment courses are offered in Malmö, as well as at locations around the world. All courses are led courses may be selected from any of the six specializations of the M.Sc. in Maritime Affairs Program.

market, particularly in key IMO-mandated areas, including: Functional Resonance Analysis Method (FRAM) Energy Management Through Ship Design and Operation Contemporary Issues in Integrated Coastal Zone Management Ship Finance and Investment Economic Modelling of Shipping Markets Executive Developments in the Maritime Sector International Trade & Transport Climate Change Impacts on the Maritime Sector IMO Ballast Water Management Convention – Compliance and Enforcement Information Communication Technologies (ICT) for Maritime Education and Training Maritime English – Upgrading Teaching Competencies Protection and Preservation of the Marine Environment and the Law of the Sea Workshop on the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) Maritime Casualty Investigation Training Course for the handling, stowage and carriage of dangerous goods for the implementation of the IMDG Code Port State Control 8

“WMU provided a warm and friendly reception for the participants.� Participant, Nigeria 9

Faculty and Guest Lecturers we have access to a truly international pool of experts. Professors


N. A. Bellefontaine, MMM, Acting President L. Hildebrand, Ph.D. O. Lindテゥn, Ph.D., Director of Research & Ph.D. Program S. Ma, Ph.D., Vice-President (International) M. Mejia, Ph.D. S-H. Moon, Ph.D. T. Nakazawa, Ph.D. J-U. Schrテカder-Hinrichs, Dr.-Ing, Acting Associate Academic Dean

Canada Canada Sweden China Philippines Korea Japan Germany

Associate Professors M. Baldauf, Dr.-Ing. C. W. Cole, B.Ed. (Hons) P. Donner, LLM, Acting Vice President (Academics) A. Fakhry, Ph.D. M. Manuel, Ph.D. M. C. Romero Lares, Dr.-Iur. Y. Takei, Ph.D. I. Visvikis, Ph.D., Director of EPDCs A. テ僕テァer, Ph.D.

Germany United Kingdom Finland Lebanon/Canada Ghana Venezuela Japan Greece Turkey

Assistant Professors D. Dalaklis, Ph.D. L. Froholdt, Ph.D.

Greece Denmark/New Zealand

Lecturers J. Bolmsten, M.Sc., Academic Information Manager J. DeWitz, MBA M. Kitada, Ph.D.


Sweden USA Japan

Fees and Costs Customized Executive Courses In the case of a contracted customized course the tuition cost depends on, among other things, content, level of customisation, location, length of course, number of participants, and number of instructors. The price of the course will be negotiated directly with the client. In addition to course

Transportation by private car from the airport to the hotel and return Hotel accommodation at an international hotel (minimum 4 star) Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) in accordance with the UN rate per instructor and per day, including travel and teaching days Open Enrollment Courses (in Malmö)*

“WMU was a good venue with a free exchange of views. The speakers were impressive and successfully passed their knowledge to the participants.” Participant, Spain


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PDC brochure 2014  

The World Maritime University (WMU) offers open enrollment and customized professional development courses.

PDC brochure 2014  

The World Maritime University (WMU) offers open enrollment and customized professional development courses.