Students will cover all the important aspects of senior Leadership and Management concepts, techniques, and skills. During the course, one would also address communication and interaction techniques. This course is sometimes also referred to as HELM Management Level and is designed in accordance with the IMO Model Course 1.40.

This model course aims to meet the mandatory minimum standards of competence for seafarers on the Use of leadership and managerial skills specified in Function: Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the management level in tables A-II/2 and A-III/2 of the STCW Code.

This course is designed to enable seafarers to successfully demonstrate their competencies on Use of Leadership and Managerial Skills. Specifically, the trainees should be able to demonstrate the ability to:
– Manage shipboard personnel and conduct training;
– Apply related international maritime conventions and recommendations, and national legislation;
– Apply effective resource management;
– Apply decision-making techniques; and
– Develop, implement, and oversee shipboard standard operating procedures.


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