MOST Management

Objectives

  • To offer a complete training in intermodal maritime logistics, short sea shipping services and motorways of the sea to professionals and logistics, transport management and international business students.
  • To foster collaborative work and group cohesiveness as a method to optimise the development of logistics chains.

Methodology

This course takes an inquiry-based learning approach. It takes place on board of a Ro-Pax vessel on the crossing between Barcelona and Civitavecchia. Departure and arrival will be from the Port of Barcelona. During the trip, students will attend lectures, workshops and work on a case study in groups. Additionally this course includes a guided tour and some free time to enjoy the eternal city of Rome, therewith fostering personal relations between the participants. At the end of the course, successful participants will receive a diploma.

Contents

Lectures:

  • Intermodal Logistics
  • Integration of Motorways of the Sea in Intermodal Logistics Chains
  • Contracting and Risk Management in Multimodal Transport
  • Logistics and Environment: Energy Efficiency
  • Cost Analysis: Types of Operations and Comparisons between Different Means of Transport
  • Port and Shipping Lines Services
  • e-Maritime: New Technologies at the Service of Transport

Workshops:

  • Maritime visit to the Port of Barcelona
  • Management of Port Terminals and Ship Loading Operations
  • Visit to the Bridge
  • Organization and Operations of a Ro-Pax Vessel:

– Stowing Operations
– The Bridge

  • e-Freight: Port Community System

Case Study

  • Participants will solve a case study in teams. It is based on a transport operation in which different transport alternatives are analysed.

Participant profile

  • Professionals
  • Logistics, transport management and international business students

Languages

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Others (contact us)

Location

  • Barcelona
  • Civitavecchia
  • Ro-Pax vessel

Duration

4 days.

Price per person

  • € 590
  • Accomodation (double/triple cabin), meals and a guided tour to Rome are included. Individual cabins are available at an additional cost.

Prices subject to change. Please, contact us.