Leadership and Teamworking Skills

Leadership and Managerial Skills

Course Summary:

This course is intended to provide a person with the knowledge, skill and understanding of leadership and teamwork at the operational level on board a ship. It is designed to meet STCW requirements for the application of leadership and teamworking skills, in accordance with the 2010 Manila Amendments, specifically as stated in tables A-II/1, A-III/1 and A-III/6, Function: Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the operational level.

Course Length:

1 Day

Class Size:

18 Students

Pre-Registration is Required

Cost:

$300

Prerequisites:

It is assumed that trainees undertaking this course will, through on-campus learning and onboard experience, have sufficient familiarity with shipboard operations to understand that leadership and teamworking is an essential part of their role on board at the operational level.

Course Details:

On completion of the course, the trainee should be able to demonstrate sufficient understanding and knowledge of leadership and teamworking. The trainee will have the relevant skills to competently carry out the duties of officer in charge of a navigational watch on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more, or officer in charge of an engineering watch in a manned engine-room or designated duty engineer in a periodically unmanned engine-room. The knowledge, understanding, and proficiency should include, but not be limited to, those listed in Column 2 of tables A-II/1, A-III/1, and A-III/6:

  • Working knowledge of shipboard personnel management and training
  • A knowledge of related international maritime conventions and recommendations, and national legislation
  • Ability to apply task and workload management
  • Knowledge and ability to apply effective resource management
  • Knowledge and ability to apply decision-making techniques

Examination:

One examination is administered at the end of the course: 10 Questions, 70% minimum score.