Category Archives: Port Certificate

TrainForTrade Port Training Programme

Douala, Cameroun: Cours sur la Gestion moderne des ports TrainForTrade : soutenances des mémoires et lancement d’une nouvelle promotion

34 opérateurs portuaires du Port Autonome de Douala, dont 15 femmes, soutiendront leurs mémoires de fin de formation portuaire du programme TrainForTrade de la CNUCED. La rédaction du mémoire a pour objectif de proposer des solutions concrètes et des recommandations afin de répondre à des problèmes dans la place portuaire, identifiés par les stagiaires. Les soutenances de cette 11ème promotion se dérouleront devant un jury d’experts issus des ports membres du réseau francophone TrainForTrade et de représentants de la CNUCED.

Les participants qui auront soutenu leurs mémoires avec succès verront leur qualification validée par le Certificat de gestion portuaire attesté par la CNUCED.

Le 23 mars sera dédié au lancement d’un nouveau cycle de formation (Promotion 12, 25 cadres dont 8 femmes).

Au Cameroun 267 cadres ont suivi la formation de la CNUCED et 204 ont obtenu le Certificat Portuaire depuis 2002.

Delivery of PMP Modules 7 & 8, Cycle 4 in Indonesia

Malang, Indonesia (12 – 23 March 2018)

Port experts from the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), and an expert from Ireland, will co-deliver Modules 7 & 8 of Cycle 4 of the Port Management Programme (PMP) in Indonesia. 16 participants (including 2 women) from the port community of Pelindo I to IV are taking part in the Modern Port Management course. The said modules of the Modern Port Management Course, comprises topics on Administrative and Legal Management and Technical Management and Human Resources Development, respectively. Indonesia is currently on the 4th cycle of the programme.

Contacts:     Mark Assaf                Debbie Francisco

PMP Cycle 4 Dissertations in Ghana

Ghana (7 – 9 March 2018)

From 7 to 9 March, Mark Assaf and a port expert from Dublin Port Company, as well as senior managers from Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority (GPHA) will take part in the juries that will assess the case studies of 24 managers from the port communities of Ghana. The participants have successfully completed the 8 modules of the Modern Port Management Course. Those who pass their dissertations will receive UNCTAD’s Modern Port Management Certificate. Moreover, the top three best dissertations will have the opportunity to be  featured in the upcoming Port Management Series. Ghana is currently undertaking the fourth cycle of the Port Management Programme.

Contacts:        Mark Assaf            Debbie Francisco

Delivery of PMP Module 8, Cycle 4 in Ghana

Tema, Ghana (6-10 November  2017)

TrainForTrade, in cooperation with Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority (GPHA) local organising committee, will deliver Module 8 of the Modern Port Management Course from 6 – 10 November 2017 in Tema. 27 middle managers from the port communities of Ghana who are enrolled in the UNCTAD TrainForTrade Port Management Programme will participate in the course.

The module will be delivered by an Irish port expert and an instructor from the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), with the support of senior managers from GPHA who have been certified by TrainForTrade as local trainers.

The last of the eight training modules focuses on technical management and human resources development.

Ghana is currently undertaking the fourth cycle of the Port Management Programme. Each training cycle lasts 16 to 24 months and comprises 240 hours of in-class training and a final thesis. The deliveries are both led by UNCTAD and international instructors (Irish port experts), as well as local senior managers who have completed the training-of-trainers workshop. This strategy  highlights the uniqueness and strength of the TrainForTrade Port Management Programme in fostering local ownership to reinforce its impact and ensure sustainability. Local ownership of the programme is achieved through a financing scheme that requires the participating ports to provide the majority of the programme’s funds, and by gradually shifting responsibility for implementing the programme from UNCTAD to the participating ports.

So far, the performance rate based on the tests for the first 7 modules is at 77.3% and the satisfaction rate is at 88.1%.

 

Contacts: Mark Assaf     Aylwin Zabula

Delivery of PMP Modules 5 & 6, Cycle 4 in Indonesia

Manado, Indonesia (23 October – 3 November 2017)

Port experts from Fundación Valenciaport, the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), an expert from Ghana and an instructor from Pelindo I, will co-deliver Modules 5 & 6 of Cycle 4 of the Port Management Programme (PMP) in Indonesia. The said modules of the Modern Port Management Course, comprises topics on methods and tools management as well as commercial and economic management.

Indonesia is currently on the 4th cycle of the programme, wherein the deliveries are alternatively led by UNCTAD and international instructors, as well local senior managers who have already completed the training-of-trainers workshop. Each training cycle lasts 16 to 24 months and comprises 240 hours of in-class training and a final case study.

This strategy highlights the uniqueness and strength of the TrainForTrade Port Management Programme. Local ownership is fostered which reinforces the training’s impact and ensures the programme’s sustainability. Local ownership of the programme is achieved through a financing scheme that requires the participating ports to provide the majority of the programme’s funds, and by gradually shifting responsibility for implementing the programme from UNCTAD to the participating ports.

Contacts:         Mark Assaf        Aylwin Zabula