Develop your decision-making skill as a seafarer and improve your ability to gather and effectively evaluate all relevant information available before making a decision.
Well-Being & Personal Development
Employers across various industries are now incorporating seafarer's level of soft skills into their crewing decisions. The Soft, "non-technical skills" are increasingly important onboard due to the rapidly changing workforce and automation of technical tasks. Additionally, maritime accident investigations indicate that a lack of soft skills and human error is the most common reason behind accidents at sea.
Decision-making involves identification of the issue, analysing and weighing alternative courses of action and their potential consequences. Decision-making involves the selection of a specific action among the available alternatives based on all accessible information. It constitutes of timely, transparent and planned activities that allow to see and avoid mistakes or unnecessary risks.
This course presents the perfect opportunity for you as a seafarer to be proactive and showcase that you are ready to meet the industry's modern-day demands.
This course aims to develop your decision-making skill as a seafarer and help you gather and evaluate all relevant information available before deciding.
This course is suitable for all officer ranks onboard, including:
Module 1: The Decision Making Process: stresses the importance of knowing your goals in order to coordinate tasks efficiently.
Module 2: Gather Information: shows the bigger picture, connecting the goals to the culture and values of the
Module 3: Analyze information and decide: gives practical advice on how to prioritize goals and create the highest value.
Willingness to evolve and develop yourself personally and professionally.
Course Duration: 60 days
Timeframe: Approx. 10min
Certificate: Yes (valid indefinite)
Strong Authentication: No
Daily test attempts: 2
Min % of progress on GuideMe to access TestMe: 90%
Min % of passing the TestMe: 100%
Total test time: 30 min
We recommend the use of a wired internet connection when taking this course. Connection via mobile internet is also possible; however, it is considered unstable and might cause the failure of your exam.
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