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Faculty of Business & Media



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Maritime Port Management via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Maritime Port Management Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Maritime Port Management Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Maritime Port Management Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Maritime Port Management Online via distance learning

 

This program overviews both overall port's activities and maritime transport. It allows port managers to see how their individual activity fits within and affects the entire spectrum of operational and commercial activities running in the complex interface of maritime transport. The program defines ports, their constantly changing and developing functions, and their operations. It introduces key concepts, analyzes various types of ports, their evolution, and the impact left by ship technology.

 

Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

International Law
International Trade Operations
International Distribution
International Transport
Maritime & Port Economics
Port Integrated Logistics
Hinterland Transportation
Transportation & Logistics
Risk Management & Insurance
Terminal Management
Shipping Management
Port Management
Maritime Management

 

 

Maritime Port Management via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Maritime Port Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Maritime Port Management via distance learning = 39 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Maritime Port Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Maritime Port Management via distance learning = 39 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Business & Media from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Maritime Port Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Maritime Port Management via distance learning = 39 Academic credits + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Maritime Port Management Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Maritime Port Management via distance learning = 39 Academic credits + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Maritime Port Management Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Maritime Port Management via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

International Law
This course examines the nature and sources of international law, its institutions, and its forms of dispute resolution. It covers the problems of private and governmental practices affected by international relations; the law applicable to questions of recognition and non-recognition of governments and nations; interpretation of treaties and other international agreements; jurisdiction of nations; effect of peace and war; formation, operation, and function of various international agreements as well as matters of international claims.
Academic Supervisor : Earle Taylor

International Trade Operations
This course presents the operational perspectives on international trade and the major policies that governments and businesses can employ in today's global economy. It provides an updated guide to export and import procedures and regulations. It discusses free trade areas and customs unions, and the operation of the global trading system under the World Trade Organization.
Academic Supervisor : Alvaro Venegas Zamorano

International Distribution
This course explains foreign freight forwarding, international transportation, warehousing, and the international channels of distributions, including retailers, wholesalers, and agent middlemen. It includes an analysis of the procedures and documentation related to international distribution.
Academic Supervisor : Alvaro Venegas Zamorano

International Transport
This course describes techniques, procedures, and documents related to international trade transactions and the international transportation of goods using mainly maritime or multimodal transportation. It covers the laws and regulations applied to international sales contracts, the Incoterms, the role and responsibilities of the freight forwarder, the importance of cargo insurance, customs procedures, the modes of payment, and the use of documentary credits.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Maritime & Port Economics
This course aims at analyzing seaports and their development in a modern global context, taking into account both their multi-functionality and their potentiality to contribute to the welfare of regions and entire nations. Countries that have easy maritime access benefit from the advantages of an open economy. Moreover, their seaports often are a kind of trigger for achieving full economic development.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Port Integrated Logistics
This course integrates the process of managing, planning, and controlling all aspects of maritime port operations. It deals with forecasting and budgeting, measuring costs and performances, real-time and mobility aspects as well as risk management as the essential elements in optimizing logistics in a maritime port.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Hinterland Transportation
This course analyzes Hinterland Transportation models from a technical as well as from an economic approach. In the past, seaports have been primarily focused on issues related to maritime accessibility and the handling of maritime cargo flows in the port area. Today, the balance of attention has somewhat shifted to the land leg. Hinterland infrastructure, inland transport services, and related logistic organization have become important building blocks to ports in view of gaining competitive advantage.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Transportation & Logistics
This course emphasizes the optimization of managing, planning, and controlling all the steps involved in the transportation processes from supplier to customer. It covers various transportation modes, tactical and strategic uses of freight consolidation, warehousing operations, and international shipping. It deals with the logistics choices and decisions on strategic, tactical, and operational levels.
Academic Supervisor : Wolf Dettmer

Risk Management & Insurance
This course studies the financial effects of risk on international business and trade operations. It evaluates potential risks and determines risk treatment, related financing tools, and insurance policy goals. It covers methods for evaluating, managing, and controlling risk and insurance coverage in international operations and enterprises.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Terminal Management
In port operations, the terminal constitutes the direct interface between the maritime world and land-based logistics. Each has its own set of laws, regulations, procedures and objectives, which often do not coincide. This course in terminal management reconciles the requirements of both systems and provides at the same time a cost-effective, safe, and efficient handling of the goods to and from the ships.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Shipping Management
This course focuses on the activities of a shipping company under a multidisciplinary umbrella. As today's shipping industry demands a high degree of flexibility; a variety of aspects are considered. These ranges from the broader concepts of operating an international maritime group to the more specialized fields of chartering and ship management. Flexibility is a major point but not at the expense of safety.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Port Management
The ports sector has changed radically over both the long and the short-terms. However, ports continue to play vital and growing roles in the movement of goods around the world. This course reviews the aspects of operations of international ports, including the development in ship technology, environmental issues, the changes in port design, operation and location, and becoming competitive facing the challenges of a global economy and world trade.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

Maritime Management
This course focuses on topics such as vessel ownership, vessel registration, and the liability of the ship owner including limitation of liability. It also deals with the rights related to safety, recovery, collisions, pilots, general average and vessel arrest, charter parties, salvage, and pollution. The actual and historical sources of Marine and Transport Insurance Law are also examined.
Academic Supervisor : Juan Carlos Bernial

 

Admission - Maritime Port Management Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Maritime Port Management Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Maritime Port Management Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

ABOL - Associação Brasileira de Operadores Logísticos

ABRALOG - Associação Brasileira de Logística

ABTC - Associação Brasileira de Transporte Logística e Carga

ABTLP - Associação Brasileira de Transporte e Logística de Produtos Perigosos

AIRL - Association Internationale de Recherche en Logistique

ALADI - Asociación Latinoamericana de Integración

ALALOG - Asociación Latinoamericana de Logística

ASLOG - Association Française de la Supply Chain et de la Logistique

ELA - European Logistics Association

ETWF - European Transport Workers' Federation

FAPICS - Association Française de Supply Chain Management

FL - Federation Logistics

FNTR - Fédération Nationale des Transports Routiers

FTA - Freight Transport Association

HLA - Humanitarian Logistics Association

ICC - International Chamber of Commerce

IFPSM - International Federation of Purchasing and Supply Management

IFWLA - International Federation of Warehousing and Logistics Associations

IOSCM - Institute of Supply Chain Management

ITWF - International Transport Workers' Federation

LSCMS - Logistics & Supply Chain Management Society

SOLE - International Society of Logistics

TLF - Union des Entreprises Transport et Logistique de France

 

 

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