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Certificate in KPIs for Shipping

Unique key performance management course for the maritime industry offered by distance learning

Commences: Monday 6th June 2016

This distance learning course provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles of what a KPI is, how to use business analysis to map business processes at a high level in the shipping industry, how to identify those key processes that are critical to a maritime company's performance and how to use scorecards or operational dashboards to display process outcomes, and use KPIs in your business to drive performance improvements.


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With the industry requiring increasingly skilled and knowledgeable people to carry out the many business and technical operations involved in shipping and trade, this course fulfils professional development requirements.

With companies having to addressing their strategic direction, undertake cost reduction and revenue raising challenges to address margins as they tackle many market challenges, this course provides a thorough underpinning knowledge.

Hear more about the why you should study this fantastic programme from the Course Director


Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate
Start date: 6th June 2016
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 weeks
Fees: £1899 / US$2699 - £2049 / US$2899 + VAT if applicable. Take a closer look at fees
CPD/CEUs: 21 hours / 2.1 CEUs

"An easy to follow and well written course, which directly relates to your daily role"

M. Mitra,

 Vega Ships Management DMCCo

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John Hunter, Principal Director, Armor Business Solutions

John has a BSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Surrey UK, a Mate’s ticket after serving in the UK Merchant Marine with Blue Star Line and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

He has extensive experience in business analysis and business process re-engineering; in managing people, from multi-cultural teams of Subject Matter Experts to unionised blue collar work forces; in project management; in health and safety; in terminal equipment maintenance and software development including out-sourcing.

He is currently an independent consultant, based in Melbourne, Australia, and is also an Associate Consultant for Thompson Clarke Shipping, Australia's leading maritime consultancy firm.

Anyone wanting to ensure the processes within their organisation are working at the optimum level regardless of role. Therefore this course is ideal for:

  • Ship and fleet owners and managers
  • Superintendents and ship operations managers
  • Financial, commercial and business development managers
  • Crew, human resource and quality control managers
  • Maritime business analysts and strategists

Delivered by online tutored distance learning, this programme allows you to study and gain knowledge without disrupting your normal work

You will have access to all course materials, expert tutorial support and peer networking using our online learning management system.

Each module ends with an online test so you can check your understanding of the content.

More about our distance learning

Distance learning, face-to-face workshops, webinars, elearning and blended delivery to match your requirements

We welcome companies placing individual students or groups on any of our publicly advertised distance learning courses, or for larger corporate groups we will deliver to your individual requirements, including instructor lead training, blended delivery solutions, customised assessments, flexible time-scales and dedicated support for learning and development managers.

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"The course taught me a lot of new information on KPIs which has further enhanced my current knowledge. The case studies and analysis helped provide a vivid understanding of the topic."



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Do not delay your application – you may qualify for an early enrolment discount, and some courses have a maximum number of participants. Our online application form securely accepts payment by credit card in either £, $ or €, or we will invoice you or your employer for payment by bank transfer.

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