The aim of this business management programme is to enhance your skills and knowledge about the shipping industry. It improves upon your understanding of the maritime business and logistics management, thus helping you play a leadership role in the sector. With trade between nations rising, the shipping and logistics industry provides immense opportunities for establishing a rewarding career in this field. Moreover, as part of a subcontinent, our country is blessed with a long coastline, which makes this industry very attractive from the business point of view. For a large country like ours there's much scope for domestic shipping as well. Rivers and inland waterways too provide for opportunities to set up business in this sector.
Eligibility and course duration
Graduation in any of the disciplines with at least 50% marks in aggregate. For getting selected, you need to sit for an entrance exam. Some of the programs may require a work experience.
Duration of this business management program is 2 years.
More about the course
This, one of its kind management program, focuses on the needs of the shipping and the logistics industry in transhipment of goods among countries and within the country. The field is a growing one and as such, there's a need for professionals in managerial roles who can channelize the business for better returns and margins. The course helps equip you with such skills that will enable you to play an effective role in managing the day to day operations in this sector. From general management of the business to specialisation in marketing and in logistics management, the course addresses issues, both general and unique in nature. The topics you get to dwell upon are maritime administration, risk management, maritime law, maritime economics, international marketing, supply chain management, brand establishment, ship finance and much more. Other than these one also gets deeper understanding on issues such as understanding the maritime market, globalisation, effect of information technology, environmental effects and so on.
This is a worthwhile course for anyone aiming for a senior position in shipping and maritime management. It provides you with excellent opportunities to get employed in the shipping industry for managing logistics and other industry related activities. Opportunities are there in international as well as domestic shipping industry in managerial roles. Ports, terminals and harbours too provide scope for government as well as private sector employment. Port Trust Board (India) also provides jobs in this field.
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