Maritime resource management simulator course

Safety of life and property at sea, protection of the marine environment and efficiency of Vessel operations are the common goals shared by all Vessel owners and operators.
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Against this backdrop, the avoidance of “Human Error” becomes a critical success factor.

This course builds upon the basic concepts of human resource management, and provides an in-depth understanding of the “Human Factors” which can lead to human errors. Presentations, discussions, case studies, and simulation exercises are carried out on integrated Bridge and Engine-room Simulators to reinforce learning and accelerate behavioural changes required for developing a “safety culture”. An elaborate assessment process ensures that participants achieve a thorough understanding of the subject matter.

The MRM-SIM Course is custom-designed by the Ship Modeling and Simulation Centre (SMSC) , Trondheim, for Wilhelmsen Ship Management, with IMTC as a partner in Course delivery and development.

The Course fulfils the training requirements for competencies stated in STCW 2010 (Manila amendments) as follows :

  • STCW Code A II/1, A III/1, & A III/6 - “Application of Leadership and Team-working Skills”
  • STCW Code A II/2 & A/III 2 – “Use of Leadership and Managerial Skills”

Course Objectives:

  • Provide an understanding of human factors and their impact on performance in the work environment.
  • Increase the effectiveness of resource management practices for enhancing safety, efficiency, and environment protection on board.
  • Enable behavioural changes to develop positive attitudes towards the safe operation of Vessels.

Duration: Five days (35 Hrs.)

Suggested Target Group:

All Management and Operational level staff on board, who have preferably attended BERM/MRM Courses

Course Contents:

  • Review of resource management concepts
  • Exploring the ‘Human Factor’ – The Human Brain
  • Human-Machine Interaction – Error Management
  • Communication and Culture Management
  • Teamwork and Leadership
  • Case Studies – analysis and synthesis
  • Integrated Simulation Exercises

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