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Course Title: BRIDGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (BRM)

Duration: 3 Days

This course is designed for all senior officers and ratings as well as senior level shore-based personnel. The modules, instructions and activities imbedded in the course intends to impart know-how and develop aptitude on the use and coordination of all the skills, knowledge, experiences and resources available to the ship’s team to accomplish or achieve the established goals of safety and efficiency of ship’s operation.

COURSE AIMS & OBJECTIVES:

After completion of the course, participants should have developed a sense of awareness & motivation and a change of attitude in managing a team and individual as well as technical resources in a highly operational maritime environment. This includes understanding of the different perspectives and importance of good management & teamwork and the willingness to change behavior in a constructive sense

Each course module indicates Training Objectives and Specific Behavioral Objectives (SBO’s) that describe recommended performance and behavior in managerial situations.

COVERAGE / PROGRAM FOCUS:

The course consists of the following modules:
  • Human performance & limitation
  • Attitudes
  • Situational awareness
  • Cultural awareness
  • Communication & briefings
  • Authority & assertiveness
  • Challenge & response
  • Short term strategy
  • Workload
  • Humans & automation
  • Team state
  • Management & Leadership
  • Error management
  • Leadership styles
  • Decision making
  • Crisis & Crowd management
  • Critical incident debriefing
METHOD:

Computer-Based Training (CBT), workshop and application case conducted in a simulated environment.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT / TARGET GROUP:

Entry to this course is open to all Deck and Engine officers as well as senior level shore-based personnel.

COURSE CERTIFICATE:

A Certificate of Completion is given to each participant who fulfills the Course. Certificate of Proficiency is issued by the Department of Shipping on completion of an oral test.