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Professional development for the container terminal sector

Study by part-time tutored distance learning - the professionals choice for personnel development.

Ideal for terminal and port operators, shipping line personnel and others working in container logistics
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Container Terminals: In-company training for your busines

Distance learning, instructor led workshops, webinars, elearning and blended delivery for corporate groups.

Fundamentals of Container Terminal Operation and Management - professional development training programme delivered by part-time distance learning by IBC Academy

Fundamentals of Container Terminal Operation and Management - Learn about best practise in the operation, management and commercial dynamics of container terminals

Container terminals form a vital link in the global supply chain, enabling the flow of containerised trade around the world, but to operate successfully and profitably they need personnel with a high degree of sector knowledge and operational know-how. Anyone working in ports, terminals, logistics, liner shipping and associated sectors will benefit from a thorough understanding of the complex layout, equipment, operations, management and commercial aspects of container terminals, which is exactly what this course delivers.

This 12-week container terminal distance learning programme is the leading training course which examines the operation and management of the terminal from all perspectives, providing detailed knowledge and practical information for those wishing to increase or refresh their understanding.

Also available for dedicated in-company delivery by distance learning or instructor led workshops

For full syllabus and fee information, download the Fundamentals of Container Terminal Operation and Management course prospectus here.

Provided by online distance learning with expert online tutor support. During the course you will:

  • Appreciate how the container business has evolved and how it is continuing to evolve
  • Recognise the different types and characteristics of containers used in the global transportation of various products
  • Analyse the change in characteristics and growing sizes of container ships
  • Evaluate the role of container terminals in global trade and the supply chain
  • Understand the different elements of container terminal operations
  • Investigate the full cycle of ship, yard and gate activities in container terminal operations
  • Appraise key Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) issues in container terminals and how they are managed
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the economics of container terminal operations
  • Boost your knowledge of commercial aspects and management decisions in the business 

Download the first module - "Introduction to the Container Business and the Role of Container Terminals" - free here today to sample the course!

The course is ideal for individuals or for corporate groups, from new starters in the business through to existing personnel looking to invest in professional development.  The content is also popular with terminal operators as part of in-company development programmes by distance learning or face-to-face instructor led training.

Continuing Professional Development

21hrs CPD

Partner Course:

Diploma in

Terminal Management

Commences: Monday 5th September 2016

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