Mark 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.

Contacts:

Mark Assaf          Aylwin Zabula