Bridge Resource Management (Including Leadership and Managerial Skill)

Description of the course
Target group
Bridge Resource Management is a training program for ship's Masters and navigational officers.
Objectives of the course
On completion of the course the learner/trainee should be able to demonstrate sufficient understanding and knowledge of bridge resource management and leadership and teamworking and have the relevant skills to competently carry out the duties of officer in charge of a navigational watch. The program meets the latest requirements of STCW Convention and IMO Model Course 7.01 “Master and Chief mate” Competence 3.5 “Use of leadership and managerial skills” and Model Course 7.03 “Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch” Competences 1.2 “Maintain a safe navigational watch” (part: Bridge Resource Management) and 3.7 “Application of leadership and teamworking skills”, as well as Model course “Leadership and Teamwork”.

The course is approved by Latvian Maritime Administration.
Course contents
The Bridge Team and Resource Management training course covers the following topics:
  • Practical planning and carrying out a voyage;
  • Bridge team duties, responsibilities, teamwork;
  • Communications;
  • Challenge and response;
  • Use of authority and assertiveness;
  • The Bridge Team and Pilot;
  • Leadership and Managerial skills;
  • Involvement of human in error chain;
  • Working knowledge of shipboard personnel management and training;
  • Need for international maritime conventions, recommendations and national legislation;
  • Ability to apply task and workload management;
  • Knowledge and ability to apply effective resource management;
  • Knowledge and ability to apply decision-making techniques;
  • Self-awareness, personal and professional development.;
Duration of the training course
The duration of the Bridge Resource Management training course is 4 working days.
The price is 990 EUR.
Certificate validity
Certificate is valid 5 years.
Entry standards
Trainees wishing to enter this course should have:
  • Certificate of Competence as officer in charge of a navigational watch and should present appropriate diploma/certificate; or
  • Evidence that is in progress studying on th educational program of Officer in Chargeof an Navigational Watch.
Training approaches and equipment:
During training course theoretical lessons are given using PowerPoint presentations, practical tasks are conducted on the latest version of Transas bridge simulation equipment – NT-PRO 5000.
Riga, Latvia/
Course limitations:
The course ratio are 6 participants on 1 instructor
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