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Big Increase in Demand for Ports & Shipping Management Diploma, Says CMI

3rd September 2013
Big Increase in Demand for Ports & Shipping Management Diploma, Says CMI

CMI - Communications Management Institute in Dublin has received a 50% increase in applications on a new Diploma in Ports & Shipping Diploma. Since offering the course, there is enquiries coming from people from all sectors who are looking to career change. The recession has made them think outside the box and many are looking to career change into niche sectors such as Ports, Shipping and Freight forwarding. According to John O'Toole CEO of CMI,' We recognise the importance of ports, shipping, freight, and trade in and out of ireland. It is an exciting time for Ireland and by promoting this new course, we expect more graduates will be making themselves available to work in this dynamic sector.'

The Ports & Shipping Management Diploma level 5 course covers the key areas of ports management, shipping management, International trade, freight and transport management. The course is designed for people from a variety of backgrounds who wish to up skill and gain an internationally recognised qualification.

Knowledge of ports and shipping operations is vital for the effective operations and uninterrupted flow of an international supply chain . This Ports & Shipping Management Diploma course looks at the importance of shipping and international trade in supply chain operations. Port operation and container terminal management are explored including terminal management and physical flows in the container transport chain. The concept of agile ports as well as port development, operating environment and evolution of a port are examined.

This level 5 UK qualification (which is broadly equivalent to a level 7 in Republic of Ireland) is awarded by the international IOSCM - Institute of Supply Chain Management. The IOSCM represents the interests of the supply chain management profession across the globe and are internationally recognised to the highest standards and by the highest educational bodies Ofqual and Sfedi. The course is offered by classroom and for those who cant make classes is also offered by distance learning.

For more information Contact CMI ; 01 4927070 or

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