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Part C:

Detailed Teaching Syllabus

FUNCTION: Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the
management level
Competence

STCW K.U.P/ Topic

Use leadership Competence: Use leadership and


and managerial managerial
skills
skills
Knowledge, understanding and
proficiency
Knowledge of shipboard
personnel management and
training
Knowledge of international
maritime conventions and
recommendations, and
related national legislation
Ability to apply task and
workload management,
including:
1. planning and
coordination
2. personnel assignment
3. time and resource

Learning
Outcome

Teaching/
Learning
Activities

Assessme
nt
Methods

Reference
and
Equipment
Used

STCW
A-III/2

Lectures and
Exercises

Written
Exam

STCW, IMO
Convention
Codes,
Textbooks,
Laptop,
Powerpoint
Presentation

Time Frame
(Hours)

constraints
4. prioritization
Knowledge and ability to apply
effective resource
management:
1. allocation, assignment,
and prioritization of
resources
2. effective
communication on
board and ashore
3. decisions reflect
consideration of
team experience
4. assertiveness and
leadership, including
including motivation
5. obtaining and
maintaining situation
awareness
Knowledge and ability to apply
decision-making techniques:
1. situation
and
risk
assessment
2. identify and generate
options
3. select course of action
4. evaluation of outcome
effectiveness
Development, implementation,
and oversight of standard

operating procedures
Objectives:
1. To
describe
the
importance of sound
shipboard leadership.
2. To develop teamwork
among
the
crew
members.
3. To create a system of
cost-efficient utilization
of resources.
4. To
promulgate
guidelines
for
continuing
education
and
information
dissemination.
Introduction.
Greetings, Presentation of
Specific Learning
Objectives
1. Introduce
the
course.
2. Have a walk-through
of
leadership
in
general application.
3. Discuss
historical
aspects of
leadership in
general.
4. Explain the
importance of the

course in shipboard
setting.
Introduction to Shipboard
Leadership
1.

Explain the nature


of
shipboard
leadership.
2. Differentiate shorebased and
3. shipboard
leadership.
4. Enumerate and
elaborate the
peculiarities of
shipboard
leadership.
Rationale of Shipboard Leadership.
The Need for Shipboard
Leadership
1. Explain the need for
developing
shipboard
leadership.
2. Discuss the effects
of leadership
vacuum.
3. Give examples of
shipboard scenarios
without a leader, i.e.,
emergency
situations.

4. Give examples of
shipboard scenarios
with a leader.
Leadership Styles
1. Enumerate
examples
of
leadership
styles
and explain each
style.
2. Differentiate
the
leadership styles.
3. Cite advantages and
disadvantages
of
each
leadership
style.
4. Elicit
as
many
feedbacks
from
participants on their
preferred leadership
style/s.
5. Have
participants
justify
their
preferences.
Shipboard Personnel Management
and Training
The Management Role of Ship
Officer

Welfare
1. Enumerate
collective and

individual
welfare needs
of participants
as shipboard
personnel,
i.e.,
victualing,
internet
communicatio
n, etc.
2. Discuss the
process/es of
resolving the
specific
needs.
3. Explain
the
need
for
teamwork in
addressing
certain
welfare
needs.

Discipline
1. Explain
the
importance of
maintaining
discipline.
2. Discuss the
existing
disciplinary
process
3. Give
examples of
common

shipboard
demeanors.
4. Discuss
demeanors
that need the
imposition of
disciplinary
action.
5. State
the
need
for
participants to
conform
to
shipboard
discipline
process.
Responsibility for Training

Familiarization
1. Explain
the
need
to
conduct
familiarization
.
2. Elaborate
instances that
necessitate
the conduct of
familiarization
.
3. Discuss the
documentatio
n requirement
of
familiarization

.
4. Describe the
need
for
conducting
thorough
familiarization
.

Updating (Technical)
1. Discuss the
need
for
conducting
updating
training.
2. Explain
the
instances for
the conduct of
updating
training.
3. Identify
the
process
of
documenting
updating
training.

Soft Skills
1. Explain
the
importance of
learning and
assimilating
soft skills
2. Give
examples of
various

necessary
soft
skills
training
onboard.

Maritime Conventions
STCW
1. Discuss applicable
function.
2. Solicit
feedback
and
further
comments on their
familiarity with the
function.
ISM
Marpol
ColReg
ISPS
MLC 2006
Applicable Administration
Issuances &
Regulations
Management Tasks

Planning and coordination


Personnel assignment

Time and resource constraints


Prioritization
Decision-Making Techniques
Situation and risk assessment
Identify and generate options
4
Select course of action
Evaluation of outcome
effectiveness
Development of SOPs
Evaluation of shipboard
practices
Promulgation and
implementation of SOPs
Revision and updating of SOPs
Archiving of obsolete issuances
Benchmarking with best
practices
Application of Effective Resource
Management

Allocation, assignment, and


prioritization of
resources
Effective communication on
board and ashore
Decisions reflect consideration
of
team experience
Assertiveness and leadership,
including motivation
Obtaining and maintaining
situation awareness
Overriding Authority