Education Course - Europe

Certificate in Project Cargo Forwarding

Monday, May 28, 2018 to Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Messe WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH

Findorffstrasse 101, 28215 Bremen Germany
Germany
  • Early Bird Rate (save US$200.00 book and pay before August 18, 2017): US$1300.00pp
  • Standard Rate (book and pay 19 August to 10 October: US1500.00pp
  • Note: Additional US$50.00 applies if paid via PayPal 
  • Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellations up to 30 days prior to event receive a full refund, less all bank charges.
  • Cancellations 25-29 days prior to the event receive a 50% refund, less all bank charges.
  • No refund provided if cancellation occurs 1-20 days prior to the event
  •  The Organiser reserves the right to cancel the course due to low registrations, at which time 100% refund will apply

About the course

The Certificate Course in Project Cargo Forwarding short course is ISO accredited and has been designed to appeal to project forwarders seeking to fast track skills and knowledge, or to refresh their approach on how to achieve success. The instructor led training includes applied exercises and case studies. The non-technical course has been held at venues around the world and has received excellent feedback.

This training is offered to industry professionals and "rising stars" who wish to take the opportunity to register for a project cargo training course especially designed to fast track skills that otherwise could take many years to acquire. This intensive non-technical two-day workshop program covers key areas that focus on practical training in industry best-practice that could be effectively applied in the workplace from day one. Business communication training supports career progression within supply chain management. This focuses on tender writing and persuasive proposal writing in addition to the importance of crisis communication, cultural communication and non-verbal communication. The course concludes with a mini case study that draws on all elements of the training program where attendees will gather in small groups on the final afternoon of the course to complete a challenging heavy-lift request for tender.

Blending project cargo knowledge and essential business communication skills has proved to be a powerful combination that encourages attendees to think differently about the way they do business. This course has been successfully held in successfully held in Mumbai, India (2009, 2016); Bremen, Germany (2009); Singapore (2011 & 2013); Houston (2010 to 2017) and New Orleans (2011 & 2013) in conjunction with The Breakbulk Americas Conference & Exhibition; Australia (2011 & 2014); Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2011); Shanghai (2012 to 2017) in conjunction with the Breakbulk China Conference and Exhibition; Dar es Salaam (2014) in conjunction with Breakbulk Africa; and Antwerp (2013) in conjunction with the European Breakbulk Conference and Exhibition, and is open to all companies associated with freight forwarding, project forwarding, supply chain management and logistics.

Awards and Contributions

  • Nominee HLPFI Education Award
  • Finalist ASCLA and LLDCN Education Awards.
  • Finalist Australian Shipping & Maritime Industry Awards
  • PPG is a Supporting Institution of The Journal of Commerce Breakbulk Conferences and Publication.

Who should attend

All trainee managers and rising stars associated with the shipping and project forwarding sectors and others seeking more knowledge of this vital industry sector

The trainers

Kevin Stephens

Kevin has 50 years of international industry experience that provides a wealth of knowledge covering all aspects of the supply chain, particularly project forwarding, ship-broking, chartering and contract management activities. He was responsible for the formation of international 3PL heavy-lift networks Project Professionals Group and Worldwide Project Consortium.

Rodger Hall, MBA, B.A Communications

Management consultant Rodger Hall has extensive university teaching experience in Australia and operates his own consultancy - Sun Communications

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