Provided in a flexible format, this course
Covering key topics required by today's purchasing and supply professionals this professional development diploma qualification has equal relevance for purchasing practitioners in ship owning, ship operating and ship management companies as well as ship suppliers.
Draws together the knowledge learnt from this course, online research and purchasing experience. A comprehensive and detailed action proposal(s) including reasoning, shall be expected from the participant for each situation presented.
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Diploma, awarded by North Kent College
Start date: 1st June 2016
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 months
Fees: £3200 / US$4960 - £3400 / US$5270 + VAT if applicable. Take a closer look at fees
Very interesting and well structured course. It puts together the knowledge that all purchasers should have during their day to day operation
Stephen started at sea more than 30 years ago and has a wealth of industry and academic experience under his belt.
He's joined by the Industry Course Director, Bharat Hora, as well as a host of other module authors. You can read more here.
The programme is ideal for:
Purchasing, procurement and commercial specialists in the shipping and off-shore industry
Manufacturing and service suppliers to the maritime sector, plus merchandisers, ship suppliers and chandlers
Ship management teams
Seagoing personnel interested in developing their procurement knowledge
Shipyard personnel and ship superintendents
Legal, insurance and financial roles supporting the buying and supply process
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.
All aspects of the course are beneficial and can be applied to my daily role. It is an intense course but is delivered in a way that allows you to fit it around your work schedule
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.