TrainForTrade, in  cooperation  with  the Nigerian  Ports  Authority (NPA)  local organising  committee,   will   deliver   Module  5  of  the   Modern   Port   Management Course from 19 – 23 November 2018 in Calabar. 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.

In  line  with  the   Sustainable   Development   Goals  (SDGs)  Goal 17- in  promoting  South-South   collaboration,   an  expert   from  will   deliver  the   course  on  “Methods   and   Tools   of Modern Management”,  along with  senior managers  from NPA who  have been  certified by TrainForTrade as local trainers.

The fifth of  the eight training  modules examines the  methods and tools  of management, which  enables a port to allocate resources, measure performance, and   specify timeline for delivery. Nigeria is currently undergoing the second cycle of the Port Management Programme.