Postgraduate Diploma in Executive Maritime Management
The World Maritime University (WMU), founded by the International Maritime
Organization (IMO) a specialized agency of the United Nations, and the Maritime
Academy of DNV GL, the world’s largest ship and offshore classification society, have
joined forces to offer an innovative new Postgraduate Diploma.
Managers in today’s extremely competitive maritime industry need to cope with the current
technical, regulatory and commercial developments. They must also be able to anticipate future
developments and react in advance. It is essential that they have up-to-date skills and
comprehensive knowledge, if they are to retain their competitive edge.
This unique Postgraduate Diploma is designed to provide a boot camp for managers. Drawing on
the strengths and expertise of both partners, it covers the most important current topics in the
maritime industry, taking a blended-learning approach to operational, commercial and technical
The Diploma will be offered in 2015 as an open-enrolment classroom-based learning program in
selected worldwide DNV GL Maritime Academies. It will also be followed by distance-learning
using the latest e-education systems, which allows maximum flexibility to individual participants.