The professional development Diploma in Shipping Commercial Management is ideal for anyone in the maritime industry who wants to develop their knowledge of the financial, contractual and practical aspects of running a shipping business. It’s a popular course for people who want to move into a new or more senior role, or possibly aspire to be a shipowner themselves one day.
The syllabus addresses the entirety of the lifecycle of commercially running a shipping business including what it takes to be a shipping entrepreneur, a ship owner or manage a shipping business.
At the end of the course participants will be able to:
The case study employs learning from throughout the programme to guide participants through the process of setting up their own business
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Diploma, awarded by North Kent College
Start date: 17th May 2017
Delivery: Part-time Tutored Distance Learning
Duration: 12 months
Fees: £3199 / US$4159 + VAT if applicable. 10% discount for early enrolment.
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Distance learning is a flexible, cost-effective way of studying without the
need to take time off work or away from home
The Diploma in Shipping Commercial Management is designed for anyone in the industry who wants to move into a more senior management role, or who wants to get the financial and practical skills needed to start their own shipping business
The course is ideal for potential shipowners and shipping entrepreneurs who need a deeper insight into the finances involved in the lifecycle of the shipping business. It is also perfect for lenders, banks, investment organisations, consultants, and asset managers who want to understand the mechanisms behind the business.
Dr. Norton holds a Master's Degree in Maritime Law and a Doctorate in Shipping finance. He is currently a lecturer in constitutional law and bank regulation at Cardiff Business School.
Dr. Norton has extensive experience in the Maritime Industry where he has worked for the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers and has lectured extensively in the West Indies.
Dr. Norton is joined by a host of expert authors, you can read more here.
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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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.