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15 November 2019

Successful Training Programme on Port Management by our Executive Development Institute (EDI) and EXANTAS Institute

A group of executives and employees of the Thessaloniki Port Authority (TH.P.A.) had the opportunity to attend an innovative executive training programme on ‘Port Administration and Activities Management’ organised by the Executive Development Institute (EDI) of CITY College, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield in collaboration with EXANTAS Port Training Institute. The 7-day programme took place on 22-31 October 2019 at the main campus of CITY College in Thessaloniki and was completed with great success.

Successful Training Programme on Port Management by our Executive Development Institute (EDI) and EXANTAS Institute

Specifically designed for participants from the port industry the training programme introduced trainees to a range of contemporary issues related to global port industry and port operations, as well as logistics, port management, change management, leadership, innovation and maritime entrepreneurship.

Mr. S. Theofanis, Chairman of the Board and CEO of ΤΗ.P.A. and Chairman of the Board of the Port Training Institute - EXANTAS

The tailor-made programme was delivered by six instructors with significant professional experience in their fields (eg. management and leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship, logistics as well as maritime studies) who covered a wide number of topics in their fields (Management and leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship, logistics as well as maritime studies).

A group of executives and employees of the Thessaloniki Port Authority (TH.P.A.) had the opportunity to attend an innovative executive training programme

Prof. P. Ketikidis, Vice Principal - Research and Innovation of CITY College

Participants found the programme particularly successful and gave very positive feedback on the quality of the programme and its organisational aspects.

The tailor-made programme was delivered by six instructors with significant professional experience in their fields

 

Brief overview of the programme

'Introduction to the Global Port Industry'
Mr. S. Theofanis, Chairman of the Board and CEO of ΤΗ.P.A. and Chairman of the Board of the Port Training Institute - EXANTAS

'Introduction to Port Operations (Procedures, Systems and Equipment)'
Dr. M. Boile, Associate Professor, University of Piraeus

'Logistics and Port Management'
Mr. N. Rodopoulos, President of the Hellenic Society of Logistics

'Change Management and Behavioural Change Inside Organisations'
Prof. L. Szamosi, Director of the Executive MBA programme, CITY College

'Leadership'
Mr. N. Lambridis, Certified Trainer and Coach for Top Management Executives

'Innovation and Maritime Entrepreneurship'
Prof. P. Ketikidis, Vice Principal - Research and Innovation of CITY College

 

Mr. Sotiris Theofanis, President of EXANTAS Port Training Institute, Chairman of the BOD & Managing Director of THPA S.A."The training programme on “Management of Port Services” was an exciting and rewarding learning experience for all participants. Managers from the Thessaloniki Port Authority had the opportunity to attend a number of seminars on “Port services management”, “Logistics”, “Organisational change” and “Leadership” from high ranking professionals and academics. This was a very well organised, high quality programme that added significant value and contributed to a better understanding of important elements of day to day operations of the Port Authority."

Mr. Sotiris Theofanis
President of EXANTAS Port Training Institute
Chairman of the BOD & Managing Director of THPA S.A.

 

 

About the Executive Development Institute (EDI)

EDI, the Executive Development Institute, was formed by CITY College, International Faculty of the University of Sheffield, as a dynamic response to the executive development needs of our times. Apart from its world-class Executive MBA, EDI has other unique high-quality services to provide its partners with, such as diverse training, consulting, coaching and research activities, by utilising our vast resources and network.

 

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