Get more info Electro-Technical Officer Cadet Program

Leadership and Teamwork (Human Element and Leadership Management)

Resource Management Courses

Course Objective

The course is intended to provide a person with knowledge, skill and understanding of leadership and teamwork at the operational level on board a ship.

Content of the Course

  • Cultural awareness, inherent traits, attitudes and behavior, cross-cultural communication
  • Shipboard situation, informal social structures on board
  • Human error, situation awareness, complacency, boredom
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Int. maritime conventions and national legislation, emphasis on human factors
  • Ability to apply task and workload management
  • Human limitations, time and pressure constraints
  • Workloads, rest and fatigue
  • Management (leadership) styles, challenges and responses
  • Effective communication
  • Allocation, assignment and prioritization of resources
  • Assertiveness and leadership, motivation, short and long-term strategies
  • Situation and risk assessment, selecting course of action, evaluation of outcome
  • Decision making and problem-solving techniques
  • Authority and assertiveness, emergency management

This course is approved by Finnish Flag State

Target Groups

Deck and Engineer Officers at the Operational Level


5 working days

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