• Visvikis, llias
  • Sullivan John
  • Law , Trevor
  • Kavussanos
  • Henderson
  • Cariou, Pierre
  • 马硕

The Positioning and Objectives of Shanghai Advanced Institute of International Shipping


date:2013-04-20  count:1807

1. Guiding Rules
    Under the guideline of "promoting the construction of Shanghai as 'two centers'"

proposed by the State Council, Shanghai Advanced Institute of International Shipping

assembles quality education resources all around the world in shipping and logistics to make

the institute open and international. To meet the requirement of cultivating high-end

service personnel in the industry of modern shipping, the institute attaches enormous

importance to training high end specialty professionals proficient in international customs

and able to attend global competition on the basis of the advantages of Shanghai Maritime

University for the purpose of developing world class talent training institution with high

starting point, high standard and high quality. In the meantime, through the mutual

development with Shanghai International Shipping Institute, Shanghai Advanced Institute of

International Shipping is endeavor to become the top think tank for the construction of

Shanghai as an international shipping center, offering policy advice and international

experience to meet the development of logistics industry of Shanghai and even of the entire

country as well as the urgent requirement of going with the tide of world development.
2. Characteristics
    The characteristics of Shanghai Advanced Institute of International Shipping are listed

as follows:
    High-end: Give priority to high-end talent training mode symbolized by post-graduate

education, international certification and professional training courses which is the

combination of high starting point, high standard and high quality.
    Internationalization: Bring together world class professional teachers, absorb

international specialized teaching philosophy, utilize international general training mode

and the latest international teaching materials as well as recruit students all over the

world.
    Openness: Introduce high quality overseas professional teachers and professors, unite

related colleges and universities of Shanghai and even the whole country to build a high-end

talent training platform which is able to assemble various types of high quality education

resources at home and abroad.
    Service: Closely connect the development of modern shipping service and logistics

industry with the construction of Shanghai as an international shipping center and talent

training demand as well as cultivate high-end professional talents majored in Shipping and

Logistics Management, Ship Finance and Maritime Law and Management to meet the requirement

of the community for the knowledge in Shipping Transaction, Ship Finance, Marine Insurance,

Shipping Futures, Ship Management, Shipping Brokers, Maritime Arbitration, Shipping

Information and Ship and Marine Engineering.
3. Functioning orientation
  I. Degree education
    The high-end talent training base symbolized by graduate education is based on the

existing Sino-foreign cooperating projects and on-the-job graduate education programs

concerning modern shipping and logistics. The institute also expands its cooperation with

world known maritime and logistics universities by introducing global high quality education

resources and by launching post-graduate programs featuring Shipping and Logistics

Management, Ship Finance, Maritime Law, Cruise Economics and Management for the purpose of

constructing the high-end talent training base which can meet the demand of the development

of modern shipping and logistics of Shanghai.
  II. High-end international shipping training
    The institute cooperates with world-renowned institutions like BIMCO, Lloyd's List,

Drewry and Fairplay to launch high-end training for international shipping and the knowledge

update programs for decision-makers.
  III. Industry certification training
     The high end professional training center symbolized by international certification and

professional training courses is based on the knowledge-updating trend of modern shipping

and logistics industry as well as the demand for talent training. The institute strengthens

the cooperations with maritime universities, shipping talent training institutions and

various types of shipping associations all around the globe, combines with the practical

need of domestic and foreign shipping and logistics enterprises and launches different

short-term training and professional seminars to build a high end personnel training

platform marked by international certification training and professional course teaching.
4. Developing objectives
    The overall developing objectives of Shanghai Advanced Institute of International

Shipping can be summarized in three items, namely, "high starting point, high standard and

high quality". For that aim, the institute is bound to assemble quality education resources

in shipping and logistics all around the world by making best of the advantages of Shanghai

Maritime University as well as Shanghai city and Pudong New District for the purpose of

constructing a high-quality, international and open education highland for shipping industry

which has the ability of cultivating high end specialized talents who know international

customs well and are able to take part in global competitions and the ability of leading the

developing trend of world shipping education and training.