Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
Analyze and interpret the complex economic, regulatory, and operational aspects of the shipping industry
Acknowledge the shipping industry's significance to the world economy and the ways in which it affects supply chain management, trade, and transportation.
Gain a thorough understanding of the fundamentals of shipping management and know how to apply them practically in real-world situations, with a focus on professional and ethical behavior in the maritime industry.
Proficiently decode and utilize maritime processes and classifications.
Navigate maritime law principles and apply them in practical contexts, ensuring consistent adherence to legal principles as well as understand the safety, legal, and environmental factors that are essential to maritime management and shipping operations.
Exhibit proficiency in shipping management, spanning various facets from understanding shipowning functions to effective cargo operations management.
Utilize knowledge of International Maritime Organization (IMO) conventions, maritime zones, and relevant laws to formulate strategic solutions to maritime challenges.
Be aware of and strategize dispute resolutions based on claims management, arbitration principles and alternative methodologies.
Demonstrate insight into marine insurance, identifying and applying various policies, clauses, and associated risk factors.
Be informed about new developments and industry best practices in the shipping sector, such as human element issues, digitalization, sustainability, and regulatory changes, as well as the local, national, and global effects of these developments.
Keep up with the most recent advancements in shipping technology and their possible impact on logistics, maritime management, and shipping operations.
Gain expertise in conducting data analysis linked to shipping management using both quantitative and qualitative research methods, enabling evidence-based decision-making.
Develop critical thinking abilities, such as the ability to evaluate difficult problems and come up with workable answers in the context of maritime business and shipping management.
Engage in and contribute original research, offering fresh perspectives and innovative solutions to the maritime sector through well-structured project reports and case studies.
Develop behavioral and ethical practices that are essential for the shipping industry and its sustainability in Environmental and Societal considerations.