Human Element Leadership & Management course - Management Level (HELM M)

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

Type: Online

Available Dates


  • Dec-18-2023


  • Jan-08-2024


  • Feb-26-2024


  • Mar-11-2024


  • Apr-22-2024


  • May-13-2024


  • June-03-2024


  • July-29-2024


  • Aug-12-2024


  • Sep-02-2024


  • Oct-28-2024


  • Nov-11-2024


  • Dec-23-2024


Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

  • Identify the principles and good practices in shipboard human resource management.
  • Practical communication principles and practice, including.
  • She is communicating effectively with those on board and ashore.
  • Listening clearly.
  • Providing constructive feedback.
  • Explain the relevance of the ‘human element’ in shipboard operations.

Allocation, assignment and prioritisation of resources for practical task and workload management, including an upgraded view of:

  • The difference between leadership and management.
  • Attributes of an effective leader.
  • Characteristics of an effective manager.
  • Models of best practice in leadership and management.
  • Identifying and selecting appropriate leadership and management styles.
  • Assertiveness and leadership, including.
  • Basic motivation theories.
  • Motivating the team.
  • Setting clear and achievable goals.
  • Using authority and influence effectively.
  • Developing and maintaining high standards.

Apply the principles and practice of decision-making while:

  • Taking account of the situation and of the risk assessment.
  • Identifying and generating options.
  • Using creative problem-solving strategies.
  • Applying lateral thinking strategies.
  • Selecting a course of action.
  • Evaluating outcome effectiveness.

Leading and managing teams, including:

  • Considering team experiences.
  • Recognising team potential and limitations.
  • Optimising the skills and abilities of the group.
  • Leading multi-cultural teams effectively.
  • Establishing a culture of fairness and respect.
  • Lead and manage the development, implementation and oversight of standard operating procedures.
  • Identify the principles and good practices in shipboard training, learning, coaching, mentoring, assessment and developing shipboard personnel.

This day is for realistic case studies – simulated topics are not restricted to the following:

  • Dangers of fatigue and stress. Prevention of effects.
  • Use Project Management as an aid to decision-making.
  • Management Game.
  • Role Play.
  • Culture sensitivity.

  • MCA Human Element Video – YOUTUBE.
  • Delegates to prepare Feedback/reflective presentations.
  • Presentation Group Assessment.
  • Written Assessment.

Course Video