MLA708

Title

Maritime strategy & policy

Overview

Maritime Strategy and Policy sets your learning into a worldwide marine economy perspective, through the analysis of maritime commercial practice.  Appraisal of the occasionally conflicting areas of marine markets, sales, finance, management, leadership, organisational behaviour, operations, maritime communication, enterprise and corporate social responsibility are brought together.

Includes lectures in
  • Finance and numeracy
  • Maritime commerce and communication
  • Maritime markets, sales and enterprise
  • Organisational behaviour, problem solving
  • Corporate responsibility

Key skills learned

  • Appraise national and international strategic maritime activity and policy
  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of common financial analysis tools, and apply these in a maritime context
  • Analyse marine business case studies, from operational, economic and ethical perspectives to form supportable judgements and financial success
  • Demonstrate the skills required to manage for financial and operational success in a maritime business setting

Language

English

Duration

16 weeks part-time study

Credits

30 transferable credits at academic level 7

Assessment

Coursework only. Multiple-choice quiz, reflective essay and exercises