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TrainForTrade Port Training Programme

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

Diffusion du module portuaire TrainForTrade sur les Méthodes et outils de gestion portuaire moderne et la Gestion économique et commerciale

Nouakchott, Mauritanie (16-27 octobre 2017)

27 cadres portuaires (dont 4 femmes), tous issus de la communauté portuaire de Nouakchott et de Nouadhibou, assisteront, du 16 au 27 octobre prochain, à la diffusion des module 5 et 6 du cours TrainForTrade de la CNUCED sur la Gestion moderne des ports. Les thèmes étudiés porteront sur les Méthodes et outils de gestion portuaire moderne et la Gestion économique et commerciale >>> plus d’informations

PMP Cycle 2 Dissertations and Coaching Workshop in the Philippines

Manila, Philippines (20 – 28 September 2017)

Mark Assaf and Aylwin Zabula, along with an UNCTAD consultant and a port expert from Dublin Port Company, as well as senior managers from the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) and Cebu Port Authority (CPA), will take part in the juries that will assess the case studies of 23 managers from the port communities of the Philippines. 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.

Meanwhile, a coaching workshop will also be organized to train a new batch of local instructors from PPA and CPA. This workshop is a step towards being certified by TrainForTrade as local trainers in the future and signals the launch of Cycle 3 of the UNCTAD PMP in the Philippines.

The Philippines has completed the second 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 course deliveries are 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.

Contacts: Mark Assaf      Aylwin Zabula

Delivery of PMP Module 7, Cycle 4 in Ghana

Takoradi, Ghana (11 – 15 September 2017)

TrainForTrade, in cooperation with Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority (GPHA) local organising committee, will deliver Module 7 of the Modern Port Management Course from 11 – 15 September 2017 in Takoradi. 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 senior managers from GPHA who have been certified by TrainForTrade as local trainers. The seventh of the eight training modules examines the  administrative and legal management of ports.

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.

Contacts:     Mark Assaf          Aylwin Zabula

Soutenances 2ème promotion du PAA à Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

PAA Abidjan20 opérateurs portuaires du Port Autonome d’Abidjan, dont 5 femmes, soutiendront leurs mémoires de fin de formation portuaire du programme TrainForTrade de la CNUCED les 22 et 23 août prochains.

Les soutenances se dérouleront devant un jury d’experts issus des ports membres du réseau francophone TrainForTrade, à savoir le Benin, le Cameroun, le Gabon, la Guinée, Haïti, la Mauritanie, le Sénégal, le Togo, et de représentants 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 participants qui auront soutenu leurs mémoires avec succès verront leur qualification validée par le Certificat de gestion portuaire agréé par la CNUCED.

Pour cette deuxième promotion, le taux de réussite aux tests écrits est de 77.3% et le taux de satisfaction des participants est de 90.3%.

Le jeudi 24 août sera dédié au lancement d’un nouveau cycle de formation pour la Promotion 3 d’Abidjan.

Lien: Port Autonome d’Abidjan (PAA)