Chesapeake Marine Training Institute Offering New Courses for Mariners
For immediate release
May 10, 2015
HAYES, Va. – Chesapeake Marine Training Institute (CMTI) is pleased to announce the addition of two new courses to its schedule for mariners.
The two new courses, Leadership and Managerial Skills and Leadership and Teamworking Skills, are now available for students to enroll in, with courses taking place at the CMTI campus located at 3566 George Washington Memorial Highway in Hayes.
Leadership and Managerial Skills is a five-day course intended to provide the mariner with knowledge, skill and understanding of teamwork at the management level on board a ship. The course will cover organization, cultural awareness, social structures, human error, leadership, training programs, IMO, National Legislation, planning, personal assignment, human limitations, time and resources, decision making, assertiveness and leadership, situation awareness, situation and risk assessment, generated options, selecting action, authority, judgment and emergency management. Once completed, the mariner should be able to demonstrate sufficient understanding and knowledge of leadership and teamworking and have the relevant skills to competently carry out the duties of Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500 or more gross tons.
The second course, Leadership and Teamworking Skills, is one day long. The course provides mariners with the knowledge, skill and understanding of teamwork at the operational level. The course objectives include obtaining a working knowledge of shipboard personnel management and training, a knowledge of related international maritime conventions and recommendations and national legislation, the ability to apply task and workload management, knowledge and ability to apply effective resource management and knowledge and ability to apply decision-making techniques. Once completed, mariners will have the relevant skills to competently carry out the duties of officer in charge of a navigational watch on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more.
Registration for both courses is open now at http://www.chesapeakemarineinst.com/Courses_All.aspx.
For more information about these courses or for assistance registering, call 800.642.CMTI or email [email protected].
ABOUT CHESAPEAKE MARINE TRAINING INSTITUTE
Established in 1992, Chesapeake Marine Training Institute (CMTI) – a service disabled, Vietnam era veteran owned business – provides professional marine educational services to military and civilian mariners. While its modern classrooms and outdoor training area is located on George Washington Memorial Highway near Gloucester Point in Hayes, CMTI proudly also offers on-site training and home study programs.
In 2002, Marine Log magazine called CMTI one of the top maritime educational, recruitment and training resources in the nation.
Its instructors are seasoned mariners, holding a current U.S. Coast Guard License as Master with a minimum of five years at sea experience. CMTI’s staff also includes License Consultants trained by the Coast Guard’s National Maritime Center as Mariner Credentialing Agents. These agents serve as experts to help each mariner sail smoothly through their licensing application process.
Learn more about Chesapeake Marine Training Institute at http://www.chesapeakemarineinst.com or call 800-642-CMTI.