IBS Opens School of Management and Innovation
It is official. IBS has officially opened the much awaited School of Management and Innovation. Some of the courses being presently offered by the school includes a Nation Diploma in Banking Operations, and a National Diploma in Shipping Management.
The objectives of the Banking Operations Diploma include:
1. Domestic operations
2. Customer service
3. Credit & Marketing
4. Foreign operations
The objectives of the Shipping Management Diploma include:
(a) Communicate fluently, write technical reports ad essays in English Language as required in international maritime business.
(b) Communicate and carry out simple business transactions in French language.
(c) Understand relevant areas of the constitution of Nigeria as may be required.
(d) Understand the rights and obligations of the Nigerian Citizen.
(e) Operate basic computer programmes relevant to Maritime.
(f) Carry out Investment appraisal.
(g) Apply economic principles to shipping.
(h) Apply basic principles of management to maritime and business activities.
(i) Use the principles of cost accounting in shipping business.
(j) Participate in marketing of shipping services.
(k) Know how to establish a business.
(l) Understand shipboard Operations.
(m) Know shipping trade areas of the world and meteorological phenomena likely to affect shipping.
(n) Acquire skills for assessment and analysis of maritime economics.
(o) Transact shipping business using all the relevant documents.
(p) Apply the relevant legal provisions in shipping.
(q) Know how to undertake a marine insurance policy and claims procedure.
(r) Know how to carry out port operations.
(s) Know the manpower and physical development requirements of a port.
(t) Understand Freight forwarding practice.
(u) Carry out field research works in relevant areas.
(v) Promote professional ethics and efficiency in shipping practices.
(w) Know various sources of supply to enhance efficient procurement.