The course aims to provide delegates with both a theoretical foundation as well as practical hands-on experience on modern shipping economics and investment. It provides delegates with the essential knowledge of shipping economics, operations and investment management.
The programme covers the micro-economic structure of the shipping markets including freight, second-hand, newbuilding and scrap markets and presents how these shipping markets interact.
The course leaders, Prof. Amir Alizadeh and Prof. Michael Tamvakis of Cass Business School, are both internationally recognised academics in the fields of shipping and commodity finance, and risk management. Their theoretical and applied research work has been published in leading academic and professional journals and they also provide consultancy services to the industry on different aspects of commodity and shipping risk management.