Business Management – Logistics/Ports/Trade/Food Safety 
(Level 3 and 4)

OVERVIEW / WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE

This course examines the fundamentals of a project and how to successfully manage one. It covers a broad range of topics, from the environment in which businesses operate and how to respond as well as manage stakeholder and market needs. This industry-focused certificate prepares you for a successful management career by providing a solid understanding of key business management principals and practices. Through case studies, engaging projects and groups that you will work and encounter the real-world business situations faced by today's managers. You should be able to develop the skills and knowledge that will help prepare you for the challenging business for your future. The course means that not only do you learn the theoretical aspects but it also provides you with ability to relate this to the real world of work. Evaluating the application of these theories and concepts puts you at an advantage of being a strategic thinker and proactive manager in logistics and port business. We teach students of many different skills required in the port and shipping industry and aims to prepare you to progress your career into a management or supervisory role. With many crucial areas such as freights and cargo, port operations and shipping management covered, the Certificate in Ports and Shipping is a great way to develop new skills and become more employable in the sector.
  

COURSE MODULE

Business Environment

Managing Financial Resources and Decisions

Organization & Behavior

Marketing Principle

Aspects of Contract and Negligence in Business

Business Strategy

Managing communications, knowledge and information

Personal and Professional Management

Port Management

Logistics

Understanding the importance of different types of ports

Role of shipping on an international scale

Main aspects of port development

Importance of port infrastructure and equipment requirements

Challenges of port operations

Activities involved in shipboard operations in port and sea

Application of basic marine legislation

Key ship’s cargo and deck equipment

Shipboard geography, nautical and cargo terminology

Strategies behind international trade and freight

Planning processes for international trade and freight

Operations involved in international trade and freight

Payment methods in international trade

CAREER DIRECTION
You will have strong career prospects in diverse areas of business including port management, logistics, trade, food safety, project management, business management, human resources and administration on completion of this course. You will also have the solid business skills to pursue an entrepreneurial career.