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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)

Delivery of PMP Module 8, Cycle 2 in the Philippines

Manila, Philippines (31 July – 4 August 2017)

TrainForTrade, in cooperation with the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) local organising committee, will deliver Module 8 of the Modern Port Management Course from 31 July – 4 August 2017 in Manila. 24 middle managers from the port communities of the Philippines who are enrolled in the UNCTAD TrainForTrade Port Management Programme will participate in the course.

The module will be delivered by a port expert from Dublin Port Company (DPC) and local instructors from PPA and Cebu Port Authority (CPA) who have been certified by TrainForTrade as local trainers.

The said module focuses on technical management and human resources development. A mock jury sessions will also be organized at the same time in order for the port managers to validate their subjects and draft case studies.

The Philippines is currently 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.

This strategy highlights the uniqueness and strength of the TrainForTrade Port Management Programme in fostering local ownership to reinforce its impact and ensure sustainability.

Contacts: Mark Assaf   Aylwin Zabula

Delivery of PMP Modules 3 and 4, Cycle 4 in Indonesia

Batam, Indonesia (31 July – 11 August 2017)

Mark Assaf, along with port experts from Dublin Port Company (DPC), the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA) and Cebu Port Authority (CPA) will co-deliver Modules 3 & 4 of Cycle 4 of the Port Management Programme (PMP) in Indonesia. The said modules of the Modern Port Management Course,  comprises topics on the external functions of a port system and future challenges to ports, respectively. A planning session will also take place with the representatives of PELINDO I, II, III and IV in Jakarta to discuss the latest developments of the PMP in Indonesia.

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

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.

Contacts: Mark Assaf   Aylwin Zabula

Port Management Programme Cycle 1 Dissertations in Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria (25-26 April 2017)

From 25 – 26 April, Mark Assaf and Aylwin Zabula, along with port experts from Dublin Port Company, and from Ghana, as well as senior managers from Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), will take part in the juries that will assess the case studies of 18 managers from the port communities of Nigeria. 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.

Nigeria is undergoing the first 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, 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, Cycle 4 of the Port Management Programme in Ghana

Tema, Ghana (24 – 28 April 2017)

TrainForTrade, in cooperation with Ghana Ports & Harbours Authority (GPHA) local organising committee, will deliver Module 5 of the Modern Port Management Course from 24 – 28 April 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 a port expert from Ireland, along with senior managers from GPHA who have been certified by TrainForTrade as local trainers.

The fifth of the eight training modules examines the methods of tools of port management.

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 alternatively led by UNCTAD and international instructors, as well as local senior managers who have completed the training- of-trainers workshop.

Contacts: Mark Assaf     Aylwin Zabula