The maritime industry is facing a multitude of challenges: shifts in environmental regulations, technological developments, security threats, etc. This Master Class equips professionals within the sector with the necessary knowledge and skills to craft strategies that surmount these obstacles.
This hands-on program links academic research to contemporary industry know-how and practice. It contains a challenging mix of excursions, company visits, guest lectures, workshops, case studies, interactive teaching, and evaluation methods.
This course will both reinforce you as a strategically thinking manager and sharpen your skills to formulate, dissect and structure your organization’s and competitors’ strategies.
Powered by C-MAT
and University of Antwerp
This program is powered by the Centre for Maritime & Air Transport Management (C-MAT), in collaboration with the University of Antwerp.
A sustainable maritime strategy
Maritime transport serves as the cornerstone of the global economy, facilitating over 84% of worldwide merchandise trade. Professionals within this industry, however, are facing a multitude of challenges, such as shifts in environmental regulations, technological developments, security threats, and market fluctuations.
To address these challenges and become more performant and resilient, maritime transport companies must incorporate eco-friendly practices and digital transformation into their business strategies.
But how do you develop strategies that successfully achieve, e.g., cost reduction, efficiency increase, customer service improvement, and more competitiveness while overcoming obstacles such as high investment costs, interoperability issues, cybersecurity risks, and uncertain regulatory landscapes?
During this Master Class, you will engage in insightful discussions and learning experiences with both academic experts
and high-level maritime transport professionals.
Dive into the dynamic world of shipping
During this master class, you will gain a thorough understanding of the role, function and operation of seaports and seaport-related policy-making. C-MAT's top faculty and scientific partners, prominent practitioners, port authorities and policy makers share their knowledge and take you through interactive lectures, company visits and panel debates. We zoom in on these topics:
This Master Class is highly valuable for both newcomers in the industry and experienced managers and policymakers. It will help you stay in tune with the latest developments and enable you to address industry challenges in an informed way.
As the program is powered by the Centre for Maritime & Air Transport Management (C-MAT), and University of Antwerp, you will learn from top faculty with close alliances with excellent universities, leading international enterprises, and various public organizations.