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PMP Delivery of Module 6: Economic and Commercial Management, Cycle 2 in Nigeria, from 4 – 8 February 2019 in Warri

TrainForTrade, in cooperation with the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) local organising committee, will deliver Module 6 of the Modern Port Management Course from 4 – 8 February 2019 in Warri. 25 middle managers (including 6 women) from the port communities of Nigeria who are enrolled in the UNCTAD TrainForTrade Port Management Programme will participate in the course. More >>>

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 Module 5 of the Modern Port Management Course in the Philippines, 20 – 24 Feb

philportsTrainForTrade, in cooperation with the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) local organising committee, is currently delivering Module 5 of the Modern Port Management Course from 20 – 24 February 2017 in Manila. 25 middle managers from the port communities of the Philippines who are enrolled in the UNCTAD TrainForTrade Port Management Programme is participating in the course.

Irish Aid_LogoDublin Port Company LogoThe module is being delivered by two port experts from Dublin Port Company, along with senior managers from PPA who have been certified by TrainForTrade as local trainers. The fifth of the eight training modules examines the methods of tools of port management.

img_1322The Philippines is undergoing 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.

Contacts: Mark Assaf   Aylwin Zabula

Delivery of Module 4 of the Modern Port Management Course in Ghana, 20 – 24 Feb

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TrainForTrade, in cooperation with Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority (GPHA) local organising committee, is currently delivering Module 4 of the Modern Port Management Course from 20 to 24 February 2017 in Takoradi. 27 middle managers from the port communities of Ghana who are enrolled in the UNCTAD TrainForTrade Port Management Programme is participating in the course.

The module is being delivered by a port expert from Ireland, along with senior managers from GPHA who have been certified by TrainForTrade as local trainers. The fourth of the eight training modules examines the future challenges to ports, with a focus on the main functions of commercial ports in the third millennium.

Irish AidGhana is 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.

Contacts: Mark Assaf  Aylwin Zabula

Launch of Port Management Programme Cycle 4 in Indonesia, 20 Feb – 3 Mar 2017

groupMark Assaf, along with a port expert from Ireland launches Cycle 4 of the Port Management Programme (PMP) in Indonesia, commencing with the delivery of Modules 1 and 2 of the Modern Port Management Course from 20 February to 3 March. 21 middle managers from PELINDO I to IV and its subsidiaries is taking part in the programme.

The first two modules comprise of topics on International Trade and Transport and Organization of a Port System, respectively. A planning session will also take place with the representatives of PELINDO to determine the future strategies for PMP Cycle 4 in Indonesia.

The opening ceremony was attended by representatives of the 4 PELINDO’s, including IPC Corporate University, as well as H.E. Mr. Kyle O’Sullivan, Ambassador of Ireland to the Republic of Indonesia.

Indonesia has completed the 3rd cycle of the programme in 2015, wherein the deliveries were alternatively lead by UNCTAD and international instructors (including Irish port experts) 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 thesis.

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Contacts: Mark Assaf    Aylwin Zabula