This is another IMO Model Course intended to be taken by the crew members willing to get better understanding of the leadership and teamwork. The main content of the course is arranged in eight sections, the first section is introductory and the eighth section provides conclusive remarks.
The trainees will start with getting the information about the shipboard management personnel and associated training, including the crew organization, cultural awareness, informal social structures that can be found on board ships, human error factor, shipboard training programs etc. after that they will proceed to the international maritime conventions, recommendations and associated national regulatory framework.
The ability of the personnel to apply the task and workload management properly is discussed in the next section of the course, including the coordination and planning, personal abilities and limitations, management styles, challenges, and other important aspects. The remaining sections of the course cover such the important areas as effective resource management, decision-making techniques to be applied, professional and personal development, and self-awareness.