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ABBRA Certified Marine Service Manager Course

  • 03 Dec 2017
  • 5:00 PM (PST)
  • 07 Dec 2017
  • 5:00 PM (PST)
  • Hampton Inn Seattle/Everett, 2931 West Marine View Drive, Everett, Washington, 98201
  • 30


  • Select if you are not a current member of ABBRA or the North West Marine Trade Association.


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 course is being co-hosted by the Northwest Marine Trade Association and is being held at the Hampton Inn Seattle/Everett in Everett, WA.

Course Content Includes:

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


· Ben Ford - Maritime Law

· Instructor TBC - Estimating & Project Management.

· Pamela Lendzion - Effective Leadership

· Kellie Crete - Environmental, Health and Safety

· Instructor TBC - Human Resource Management

· Nicole Jacques - Marketing

Hotel rooms at the Hampton Inn Seattle/Everett have been secured at $99.00 per night for course participants. Discounted rooms are limited and must be booked by November 2, 2017 to receive this special rate. Light refreshments and lunch will be provided all four days of the course, and Dinner will be provided for one evening outing.  

There will be an opening reception on Sunday, December 3rd from 5 to 7 pm; the course begins on Monday, December 4th at 8:00am and ends on Thursday, December 7th at 5:00pm.

View Course Details Here 

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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