ASA Shipping Industry Induction - The Global Shipping Industry: An Induction  

Enhance your industry know how today for more efficient and productive shipping operations tomorrow

The shipping industry is a unique business and operating environment, and as such, those working in the field require specialised knowledge in order to be as productive as possible on the job. McGuire Consulting is expertly equipped to provide that knowledge to employees, managers, administrators, and regulatory personnel as well as those who work on the industry's periphery. No matter what area of shipping you work in, we bridge the gaps so you understand the big picture and how what you do fits in.

This comprehensive one-day course, also dubbed ‘Shipping 101’, continues to attract a wide range of participants from new employees to seasoned professionals. We cover key industry topics that broaden your knowledge while shortening your learning curve. As well as providing general information, each course is also tailored to meet the needs of participants to ensure they receive information and materials relevant to their specific sector.  

The course is delivered several times a year by McGuire Consulting on behalf of the Australian Shipowners Association and is attended by a variety of organisations, many who repeatedly send new employees as part of their job orientation. 

Attendees have included: 

-ASA member companies: see http://www.asa.com.au/members_list.asp 
-Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) 
-Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government 
-Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) 
-Seacare Authority 
-Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR) 
-Marine Safety Victoria 
- Various Law and Accounting firms

Topics covered include:

-Trade and the need for ships 
-Ship types, including cargo and port operations 
-Ship terminology 
-The business of shipping 
-Shipboard operations 
-Shipping industry rules and regulations

Course delivery is based on and driven by the following key components: 
-practically-oriented with real-life case studies 
-delivered by someone who has worked on and managed ships 
-presented via a multi-media presentation, backed up with extensive course notes that enable participants to immediately apply what they've learned.

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