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MBA in Shipping & Logistics

Informa Connect, Online
2 years
17,000 GBP
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Self-paced Online
2 years
17,000 GBP
Next course start
Start anytime See details
Self-paced Online
From 17,000 GBP / person

Course description

MBA in Shipping & Logistics

The leading online master of business administration for the maritime industry

The MBA that combines quality with flexibility for future maritime industry leaders – develop your ability to perform at the highest level of business management.

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  • Self-paced Online
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Who should attend?

Student Profile

The MBA in Shipping and Logistics is aimed at those aspiring to the pinnacle of executive management, with the current profile including:

  • CEO, Directors and Senior Management
  • Captains, Masters, Pilots
  • Officer
  • Project Managers
  • Consultants
  • Technical
  • Port, Terminal, Harbour
  • Chartering, Trading
  • Health, Safety, Quality
  • Logistics
  • Legal, Insurance
  • Sales

Entry Requirements

We consider applications on their individual merits and circumstances. However, as a guide, the elements we consider when assessing the suitability of an applicant are:

  • A Bachelors Degree or an equivalent qualification normally at second class honours or above - or equivalent international academic qualification.
  • A minimum of two years’ relevant managerial or professional work experience since undergraduate graduation. Managerial experience means having responsibility for people and / or functions and / or relevant technical expertise.
  • Candidates without an undergraduate honours degree must demonstrate significant managerial experience and may be required to submit a GMAT test result of 550 or higher. A full description of your experience is essential to show clearly your successful career path and the contribution you can make to the MBA Program.
  • At least two years' experience working in the maritime industry or related sector.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English is a requirement for entry to the Program and evidence may need to be provided. Where English is a second language you will be required to demonstrate a minimum IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 575 or have successfully completed an undergraduate or postgraduate qualification at a recognised institution where the medium of tuition and assessment was entirely in English (proof must be provided).
  • For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.

Training content

  • Module 1 - Induction
  • Module 2 - Shipping Business Environment and International Trade
  • Module 3 - Business Strategy
  • NEW: Module 4 - Leading and Managing People
  • Module 5 - Advanced International Marketing
  • Module 6 - Finance and Risk Management
  • NEW: Module 7 – Digitalisation in Shipping
  • NEW: Module 8 – Business Transformation Project

Course delivery details

We suggest around 18-20 hours per week (or 75 hours a month) will be needed to be spent on coursework, reading, discussion and assessments.


  • The total tution fee for the two year MBA program is £17,000 / US$22,950 (VAT exempt).
  • Anyone applying before 15 July 2022 will receive a £1000 / US$1350 discount on the program fees so don't delay your application.

Certification / Credits

What you'll learn

  • Enhance and extend previous experience in business and management
  • Apply existing and newly acquired knowledge and experience to complex business issues
  • Prepare for leadership and transformational roles in business Improve strategic thinking and innovation skills
  • Acquire improved communication, writing and time management techniques
  • Demonstrate a broad perspective on organisational management and its wider impact on society and the environment
  • Develop advanced knowledge of your organisation, its management and the environment in which it operates and apply this to the global maritime and related fields
  • Operate and manage in a global and multicultural environment
  • Develop interpersonal, networking, virtual teamwork and group management skills
  • Gain higher levels of self-confidence and awareness of unique strengths and abilities

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