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Certificate in Commercial Management & Procurement

Study commercial management skills and advance your strategic knowledge - key distance learning training course

Starts on 15 September 2020

Certificate in Commercial Management and Procurement

The Certificate in Commercial Management and Procurement delivers the essential knowledge and skills required to build and enhance your knowledge of commercial management and strategic procurement - and how these can deliver benefits to the bottom-line immediately through a minimised cost-base and increased business.

When: 15 September 2020
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 16 weeks
Qualification: Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Certificate

Course Content | Courses Fees | About Online Learning

100% Online - Learn from wherever you are!

At Lloyd’s Maritime Academy, lifelong learning is a concept that we’re passionate about and for this reason, we make it as accessible and flexible for our students.

Online learning puts you in control of your learning – especially suitable for all of us in the maritime industry where we often spend time away from home. With our courses you are free to study when, where and how you choose, and in the style and the speed that is right for you. Early morning, in a work break, late at night - it is entirely up to you so you can fit your education around your work and/or family commitments.

So what’s stopping you? Get in touch today and find out how we can help provide you with a timely career boost.


  • Introduction to Commercial Strategy and Commercial Management
  • Strategic Procurement for Cost, Quality and Innovation
  • Cost Management and Finance
  • Effective Project Management
  • Risk Management in a Commercial Context
  • Tender and Proposal Processes
  • Negotiation and Relationship Management
  • Practical Contract Management

Download the full course syllabus to find out more about each module and what you will learn on the course.

" A key opportunity for anyone working both in the shipping and oil & gas industries to improve their business acumen "

Course director Rene Henschel explains which professionals would benefit from this course, the subjects taught, how the course is structured and why is worthy to study this online certificate programme.

If you have any questions, you are welcome to contact us.  

Course Director

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Professor René Franz Henschel, Aarhus University

His area of research is contract law, contract management, proactive management and proactive law.

Rene has worked for the Danish Ministry of Business and Economic Affairs and law firms and also acts as an arbitrator and consultant to companies and public procurement organisations with implementing best-practice contract and commercial management. He's authored numerous articles and books.

Find out more about Professor René here.

" A comprehensive introduction to a challenging sector, with great opportunities for ambitious and determined newcomers "