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ABBRA Certified Marine Service Manager Course

  • 26 Mar 2017
  • 6:00 PM (EDT)
  • 30 Mar 2017
  • 5:00 PM (EDT)
  • Hotel Viking, 1 Bellevue Ave, Newport, RI 02840
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ABBRA Certified Marine Service Manager Course

Join ABBRA's widely respected industry experts,  for a 4-day training course designed for individuals working in management or leadership roles, in today’s boat building and repair facilities.

The CMSM is being held at the Hotel Viking in Newport, Rhode Island.

Course Content Includes:

* Leadership Skills and Time Management * Human Resources and Team Building * Safety, Health and Emergency Response * Financial Management * Project Management * Maritime Law * Contracts * Marketing and Social Media*


Dennis Nixon, University of Rhode Island - Maritime Law

Jim Bronstein, Marine Business Advisors - Financial Management, Profits & Job Estimating

Pamela Lendzion, MarineTec Mgt Co. - Effective Leadership

Kellie Crete, The Gowrie Group - Environmental, Health and Safety

Shirley Adams, Adams & Assoc. - Human Resource Management

Nicole Jacques, Rhumbline Communications - Marketing

A welcome reception will be held on Sunday, March 26th from 6 to 8 pm, at the Hotel Viking. The course begins on Monday, March 27th at 8:00 am and ends on Thursday, March 30th at 5:00 pm. A light breakfast, breaks and lunches will be provided each day. One evening group outing / dinner is also scheduled.

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Who Should Consider CMSM

This certification is designed for individuals who are currently employed in a boatyard or marine service business in a leadership role, or display the potential for such a role. Candidates for this certification should have a working knowledge of the boatyard business as it relates to refit, repair, and servicing of boats, their systems, and overall operations. The individual who wants to advance and demonstrate proven leadership and management skills in the operation of a boatyard, a service department or marine service and repair business, is the ideal candidate for the Certified Marine Service Manager (CMSM) designation. For boatyard operators, the MSM Certification is a unique opportunity to professionalize your staff and improve the efficiency and profitability of your business.

**Please note that completion of the ABBRA Certified Marine Service Manager Course is only one step in the process of achieving industry recognized certification as a Certified Marine Service Manager.

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