Courses & Units

Managerial and Leadership Skills JND323


To deal in a multinational and multicultural context can easily lead to negative and adverse impacts in the present world of shipping. Students completing this unit will acquire the knowledge and skills required by a senior officer to organise and manage the efficient running of a merchant ship, with emphasis in leading and managing multicultural crews in a global environment and maintaining an effective interphase with other industry stakeholders. The unit will build up on the knowledge attained in Leadership and Team Working Skills of the second year of studies. This unit meet the requirements of knowledge, understanding and proficiency set out by the current Maritime Training Package , the STCW2010 (Manila Amendments), and Table A-11/2 of the STCW Code.


Unit name Managerial and Leadership Skills
Unit code JND323
Credit points 6.25
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring and Maritime Operations
Coordinator Doctor Samrat Ghosh
Available as an elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Advanced


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 22/7/2024 16/8/2024 9/9/2024 27/10/2024

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Learning Outcomes

  • Apply principles and practice of management theory to: • Investigate and arbitrate shipboard conflicts • Recognize the role of the leader in the workplace and the ability to motivate crew • Recognize the foundation of human behaviour and develop strategic working groups
  • Identify and develop measures to overcome barriers to communication.
  • Interpret national and international conventions, recommendations, and legislations to implement health and safety, training, and crew welfare in the workplace.
  • Describe handing over/taking over procedures for a senior officer on board a vessel.
  • Describe the procedures and requirements relating to vessel’s clearance in port, stowaways, refugees, and drugs on board.

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
031705 $559.00 $559.00 not applicable $1,557.50

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AssessmentAssessment Task 1: Case Study Analysis (30%)|Assessment Task 2: Group Assignment (70%)
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