Types of training

BIMCO offers three ways for shipping professionals to learn. Each of the three ways relies on trainers with years of hands-on experience. The courses are highly interactive and much of the learning is derived from discussing examples from the participant’s daily work-life. For a limited period only until 31. July, 2020, BIMCO will be offering e-learning as part of a package with in-house web based training. 

 

 

Duration Assessment Certificate Case Studies
eLearning module 35 hours Yes Completion only Yes
Masterclass 2-3 days Yes Attended, passed, merit, distinction Yes
Seminar 1/2 - 2 days No Attendance only Sometimes
Shipping School 4-5 days Sometimes
- if no
- if yes

Attendance only
Attended, passed, merit, distinction

Yes

BIMCO eLearning modules

eLearning  is only available as a supplement to in-house courses/and to existing customers already signed up for a face-to-face course during 2020 for a limited period.

BIMCO eLearning offers the following benefits;

  1. Flexible learning – no geographical boundaries
  2. BIMCO’s expertise and learning materials to the users’ fingertips via the online technology

The BIMCO eLearning modules enables participants to build on their knowledge, acquire increased professional competencies and ongoing personal development. The web-based training brings together content, curriculum and quizzes. BIMCO’s eLearning modules are entirely web-based, so your employees can learn wherever they are and whenever they wish.

We offer the following modules;

BIMCO Masterclasses

Duration 2-3 days.

The topics of the BIMCO Masterclasses are broad and cover a range of issues, such as marine insurance or time chartering.

Experienced trainers will attend the Masterclass for the entire duration and the discussions and exchange of experiences between the trainers and the participants are an integral part of the learning objectives.

All Masterclasses consist of lectures, combined with group case studies. The case studies will serve as a future guide for the participants to identify solutions and apply those solutions in their daily work. Case studies are done in small teams, enabling participants to brainstorm solutions, apply their current experience and share knowledge.

Every participant is encouraged to attend a 60-minute assessment at the end of the Masterclass. It is an open book test, where the participant can demonstrate her understanding of the subject. The assessment will test the participant's ability to interpret, think critically and present an organised and well written answer.

All papers will be marked, and each participant will receive a BIMCO certificate based on the result; Attended; Passed, Merit, Distinction

BIMCO Seminars

Duration: ½-2 days.

BIMCO Seminars cover a specific issue or BIMCO document(s) – like bunkering or SUPPLYTIME.

Like the BIMCO Masterclasses, the trainers will attend the seminar for the entire duration and the discussions and exchange of experiences between the trainers and the participants are an integral part of the learning objectives.

The seminar consists of lectures and group discussions. Some seminars will also have case studies, depending on the topic and time available. 

All participants will receive a BIMCO Certificate of attendance, but there is no written assessment at the end of the seminar.

BIMCO Shipping Schools

Duration 4-5 days.

The shipping schools are extended courses covering multiple topics and skills. The courses are residential, and the participants stay at the conference hotel for the duration of the course.

The trainers will be there for 1-2 days, but not necessarily for the entire duration.

The seminar consists of lectures and group discussions. Case studies are more comprehensive and may require additional studying. The “boot camp” atmosphere is a very important part of the programme. The programme will also include a range of social activities, dinners and excursions and the bonds formed by the participants can last long after the course and serve as a part of an international business network.

All participants will receive a BIMCO certificate of attendance. There can be a written assessment after or during the shipping school.

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Peter Grube

Peter Grube, Head of Training

Ayako Odashima

Ayako Odashima, Manager, Training

Josephine Schuler

Josephine Schüler, Support Assistant, Products & Training

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