Executive Maritime Business Management Program

A career accelerator for Sea farers & Graduates to build a successful career in commercial shipping business

​IMBA is offering a 6 months fully online certificate course in "Maritime Business Management" with an integrated hands-on training program. 

All candidates placed with top business houses

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(Only for Seafarers and International Students)


The Executive Maritime Business Management Program (MBM) is a unique, international programme aimed at advancing promising young professionals & sea farers into the future general managers, executives and leaders of the maritime industry.


MBM is the only course of its kind that combines Brokering, Chartering, Ship, Port, Terminal Management, Maritime Logistics and Law taught by industry experts and professionals from India and abroad.


Along with academic excellence, MBM strives to achieve a fine balance between theory and hands-on training on live projects to enhance the competitive edge of MBM students. This is assured by the involvement of our Corporate Network. MBM students are continuously confronted with the preconceptions of ‘conventional wisdom’ and learn how to place them in their proper and wider economic perspective. These extra features not only provide you with the opportunity to understand the maritime sector in the real world but it also offers you the opportunity to network.

Join MBM, obtain real understanding and know-how of the maritime sector and advance your career! Secure your place on this program by applying today.

Why study this course?

This Executive in Maritime Business Management will help develop your industry awareness, business administration knowledge and skills, and assist you in developing your management potential in today’s shipping industry.

Over 6 months you will gain detailed knowledge of general and specific industry issues influencing business managers,including management concepts, ships operations, the legal and regulatory environment, ship and crew management issues,and maritime logistics.

Delivered as a series of carefully designed study modules over a 6 months period, which is written by industry practitioners and academics

Who should take this course?

Designed for sea farers and anyone who is an international  graduate or professional who are keen to switch career in the maritime industry.This professional development Executive in Maritime Business Management provides both the industry knowledge, management and networking skills needed to lead a successful professional career or business in the shipping and maritime logistics field

What we offer
  • Placement with top business houses of India and Abroad

  • Hands-on training on live projects with International Business houses, Ship brokering firms, Ship operators, Port agency from across the world.

  • Get an international exposure from Dehradun itself when you interact with clients from Europe, North/South America and Far-East.

  • Build confidence and personality which you will carry lifelong.

  • In-depth knowledge of commercial and technical shipping

  • Opportunity to enter the largest business sector in the world

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Why international maritime business management ?
What sets our course apart?

Multi-Modular Program

A comprehensive 6 month multi-modular program offered by senior professionals from maritime industry

Action Learning

Through the course of the program, students are able to leverage classroom learning to build on their business projects and use the available resources to deliver a powerful plan for global maritime markets.

Real Time Brokering & Chartering

Our program uses real time brokering and chartering assignments to provide each participant hand on experience, making them ready for real world business situations and think like leaders.

Industry Mentors

We have handpicked the most relevant thought leaders from the maritime industry for mentoring of students

course outline
Maritime business mANAGEMENT

About this course


With a rich blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, Maritime Business Management programme aims to leave candidates well-equipped for careers in ship brokering or ship operations/management internationally.

This stimulating and intellectually challenging course helps to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to operate successfully within the international maritime industry.

The course has a strong business focus and explores the complex factors involved in the maritime business and shipping operations worldwide. Students will also reflect on the key aspects of chartering, port agency and technical ship management and look at the impact of international trade on management strategies in the industry.

IMBA has collaborated with leading ship business houses to provide practical hands-on experience in Maritime Business Management. 

Course units

  • Maritime Management 

  • Maritime Operations and Transport

  • Economics of International Trade and Shipping

  • Ship Brokering

  • Ship Chartering

  • Port agency Operations

  • International Maritime Law

  • International Maritime Regulations

  • English Speaking and Personality Development 

  • Foreign Language (Optional)


After 3 months of theoretical experience, students will be involved in active ship brokering where they will get an opportunity to fix business with the best players in the industry. Under our guidance and with their efficiency, students who fix business and generate revenue for the company will get the full reimbursement of the fees along with assured employment in a shipping company in addition to commissions on their fixtures.

For Further information and application details

Please register with us for a counselling session . Where our guidance counselor will provide you with all the information.

Career opportunities


With a rich blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills, our graduates are well equipped for careers in Maritime Management, Operations and Transport, Ship Brokering, Ship Management or Port Operations and Management Internationally.

Suitable roles for graduates include:

  • General and project management roles within relevant maritime organisations and businesses.

  • Ship and Shipping Company Management.

  • Ship Brokering 

  • Marine Business Development Manager.

  • Voyage Operations Manager.

  • Port Agency Manager.

  • Ship Charterer.

  • Vessel Operator.

Admission Requirements

  • Graduate from any stream

  • Minimum 55% in graduation

  • Fluent in English

NOTE: If maritime professionals then the above can be waivered off.


Career & Jobs

There are more than 10,000, shipping companies operating out of India. They have regular openings for trained professionals. These companies typically hire candidates from BBA and MBA and train them in Maritime Industry as they lack practical knowledge of commercial shipping and they are not prepared to take an active role in the job. This certificate course in Maritime Business Management is designed to prepare you with deep understanding of the maritime industry with hands on training which will prepare you for active role from day one.

The types of positions held by our executive program holders vary widely from the selection below.

Maritime Consultant

Voyage operator
Junior Officer
Cargo Operator
Project Analyst
Chartering Broker
Freight Trader
General Director of Maritime Affairs

Manning Executive

Chartering Manger
Ship Broker
Ship Manager
Head of Marine Transportation &
Regional Commercial Manager
Maritime Economist
Port Agent

Port Operations Manager

Shipping Manager

Starting Salary: 3 Lacs to 15 lacs + 3% to 12% commissions on brokering / chartering fixtures per annum

Job Placements: 100% Job placements
of our previous batches

key program information
  • Delivery: Blended (on campus and online)*

  • Duration: 6 months

  • Intakes : Rolling

  • Campus: Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

  • Certificate Awarded by IMBA