During a month, 25 students from 14 Latin American countries will receive technical training on ports
The 13th Ibero-American Course on Port Management begins
24-09-2018 (Spanish Ministry of Public Works and Transport). Puertos del Estado has inaugurated the 23rd edition of the Ibero-American Port Management Course that will be held during the next four weeks at the Public Organization's headquarters. The course, organized by Puertos del Estado and the Inter-American Committee on Ports of the Organization of American States (OAS), will be attended by 25 graduates from Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Dominican Republic and Uruguay.
During the course the main current port development models worldwide will be analyzed with special emphasis on the cases of Spain and Latin America. In addition, the main elements and techniques of port management in Spain will be studied, aimed at achieving the efficiency and competitiveness required by modern ports, focusing on indicators of economic, financial, commercial, computer, R&D and Human Resources.
The course consists of a total of 150 theoretical hours, in 80 hours of lectures, workshops, conferences and a practical part that includes completing an end of course task and defending it before an examining board. In addition, visits will be made to the main ports of the Spanish port system, where the theoretical parts received will be complemented with the analysis of each of the real cases
The course will include speakers and experts of recognized prestige from Spain and Latin America, who will present papers in the different modules and will discuss successful experiences in the port, logistics and intermodal sectors.