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Starting 2 October 2024

Delivered by digital learning over 12 weeks.

Starting 2 October 2024

Delivered by digital learning over 12 weeks.

An introduction to port development with an economic focus, whilst keeping up to date with the changing market.

Offering a pathway onto our esteemed Diploma in Port Management


If you have questions or you would like to talk to one of our Education Consultants, get in touch! Contact +44 (0)20 8052 2710 for extra details.

Certificate in Port Development

Core Modules

  • Module 1 - The port; definition, types and users
  • Module 2 - Stakeholders and port development
  • Module 3 - Trends and developments
  • Module 4 - Planning, uncertainty and resilience
  • Module 5 - Scenarios
  • Module 6 - Forecasting cargo volumes (in different scenarios)
  • Module 7 - Port financing and investment

What you'll learn

  • Definition of a port
  • What are stakeholders and why are they relevant?
  • Understand the implications for port development
  • Learn to deal with flexibility in planning
  • Explore how to make forecasts for different scenarios
  • Examine partnership models in the ports industry

How you'll learn

Every course is broken down into manageable modules, designed to accelerate your learning process through diverse learning activities:

  • Work through your instructional material online
  • Interact with your peers and learning facilitators through the online forum to discuss subject related issues and to network with your fellow learners
  • Investigate relevant, real-world case studies
  • Apply what you learn each week to ongoing project submissions

Your Digital Badge!

You can now have a digital version of your Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Certification!

Powered by Credly, your Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Digital Badge is an online version of your credentials that contains a description of your Award, Demonstrated Skills and what it took to obtain your Certificate qualification.

Also, your Digital Badge allows you to get labor market insights data including job openings, salary ranges and selected top employers, and you can display the badge in your email signature, electronic copies of your resume and on social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter!

100% Online

  • Accessible – 24/7 availability from wherever you have an internet connection
  • Flexible – take control of where, when, how and the rate at which you study
  • Professional – industry leading course directors and tutors
  • Quality – study the same course used by corporations for internal training
  • Network – with tutors and like-minded professionals from around the world. Use our online tutorial forum to ask questions and share knowledge
  • Save money – no additional travel or accommodation costs