Port and Terminal Management
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- 11 Jul 2022
Australia’s fourth oldest university, the University of Tasmania, is highly regarded internationally for teaching and academic excellence. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 50 postgraduate programs across a range of disciplines. The university offers students a diverse range of opportunities, the chance to learn from leading experts, and excellent preparation for their future careers.
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Upon completion of this subject, the student should be able to:
- Explain the key issues in the commercial and operational aspects of port and terminal management
- Evaluate the role, organisation and operation of ports and terminals in promoting the efficiency of the maritime and logistics sector
- Apply relevant analytical frameworks to analyse the performance of ports and terminals under the effects of internal and external factors, and draw the implications for port management and stakeholders
- Port operations management
- Port infrastructure and labour management
- Port ownership and reform
- Port pricing
- Port competition and marketing
- Port logistics
- Environmental, safety and security management
- Port performance evaluation
- Port development planning
- Port investment and financing
- Port policy
- Emerging issues in port & terminal management
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
This subject aims to provide you with a general understanding of the role and significance of ports and of key factors associated with the management and operations of ports. You will be introduced to the operating environment of ports and a range of port management functions and operational activities which are the foundation of the role of ports. The subject will also address emerging trends in the role of ports and contemporary management practices in ports. The subject is arranged to meet the need of students at different stages in their careers and at different levels in their organisations.
The subject covers a broad range of topics including types of ports, port infrastructure, labour, port services, port ownership and control, port pricing strategies, port competition and marketing, port logistics, environmental issues, safety and security management practices, port performance evaluation and benchmarking, port planning, port financing and port policy.
- Multiple Choice Quiz (10%)
- Final Exam (40%)
- Case Studies x2 (50%)
Current study term: 10 Jul 22 to 16 Oct 22
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