Specialization in Ship Brokering & Chartering

Bachelors of Business Administration

Maritime Business Management

Start working towards your career in business with the BBA (Maritime Business Management) with specialization in Ship Brokering & Chartering program at IMBA, delivered in partnership with Quantum University

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Designed with future business leaders in mind, the BBA in Maritime Business Management with specialization in Ship Brokering & Chartering  program will equip you with the relevant skills and encourage you to use your creativity to resolve complex business problems.

IMBA is in collaboration with Quantum University, as a result of this collaboration, IMBA is able to offer the BBA in Maritime Business Management with specialization in ship brokering & chartering. Quantum University  is an acclaimed institution in India that ranks highly. The university has also been ranked 1st out of all  universities in Uttarakhand.

Secure your place on this program by applying today for August 2021 intakes

Why study this course?

The BBA programme has been developed to prepare students to meet the requirements of organizations in the Shipping and Logistics sector so as to have a fundamental knowledge of the theoretical dimensions of business operations as well as an understanding of the practical application of these theories in the chosen areas of Maritime Business domain.

Who should take this course?

At IMBA, we cater for ambitious students who have aspirations of leading in the business world. As such, we encourage diligent students with an appetite for enterprise and a passion for innovation to apply to this programme.

Programme Structure

​The BBA programme is built in 3 stages. In the first year the focus is on building the foundation in the core subjects and also training the students to excel in computing and communication skills. In the second year, focus will be to impart detailed inputs in the core subjects and also giving the introduction to Maritime and Logistics sector.  The final year focuses on providing students with an integrated and holistic view of business and an in-depth understanding of the Maritime & Logisitics sector. Students will be required to do 2 projects in the third year in their chosen area.

The learning and teaching will consist of a variety of elements such as lectures, tutorials, workshops, animated/non-animated video, practical work, seminars and trips. The assessment strategy will include individual/group reports and/or presentations, case studies, essays, open/closed book exams, portfolio development, reflective journals and experiential work based activities.

BBA 1st Year
BBA 2nd Year
BBA 3rd Year
  • Principles & Practice of Management

  • Management Process

  • Financial Accounting

  • Mathematics for Management-I

  • Environmental Studies

  • Fundamentals of computer

  • Organizational Behavior

  • Business Environment

  • Financial Management

  • Economics for Executives

  • E-Commerce & Internet

  • Value Education - Human Rights

  • Introduction to Shipping

  • Economic Geography

  • Marketing Management

  • Management Information Systems

  • Business Finance

  • Organizational Behavior

  •  Linear Trade

  • Shipping Business

  • Human Resource management

  • Commodity Trading- Basics

  • Warehousing and Inventory Management

  • Office Management

  • Retail Logistics

  • Transportation & Distribution Management

  • Port Management

  • Market Study

  • Customs procedures

  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Dry Cargo Chartering

  • Bunkering Practice

  • 3 Months Internship


Learning Outcomes

Upon successfully completing the BBA in Maritime Business Management, you will be able to:


  • Understand how the specific features of businesses in the Maritime & logistics industries work together to inform strategy and operations in a range of operational contexts

  • Discuss and apply a coherent and detailed knowledge of business and management within the shipping & logistics industries their people, operational and business models

  • Debate current professional opinion and research about business and management in the shipping & logistics industries, and changes that may affect its development in the near or mid-term future


  • Employ in-depth quantitative and qualitative data to analyze complex problems and propose solutions appropriate to professional business and management practice in the shipping & logistics industries

  • Assess markets, plan operations, manage finances and organizations, and communicate business needs in a range of shipping & logistics industries contexts

  • Evaluate critically arguments and data (that may be incomplete) to frame appropriate questions and make judgements regarding solutions to problems related to business and management in the shipping & logistics industries

  • Apply accurately a range of quantitative and qualitative methods and techniques to support decision-making regarding business and management in the shipping & logistics industries


  • Initiate and carry out projects - exercising initiative and personal responsibility - to enable shipping & logistics industries’ businesses to achieve defined strategic goals

  • Plan and manage their own ongoing professional development making appropriate use of professional opportunities, networks, publications and research sources

Career Progression

The scope of the programme is wide meaning you’ll develop skills and knowledge applicable in a range of industries including Exports, Commodity & Minerals trading, Shipping & Logistics, Power, Oil & Gas, and many more. Roles include international trader, global management consultant, international sales manager, chartering manager, ship broker, ship manager, commodity trader, cargo operator, project analyst, port agent, import export manager and many more. 

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

  • Duration: 3 Years

  • Intakes 2021: August

  • Campus: Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

  • Degree awarded by Quantum University

  • Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 or equivalent in any Stream & minimum 55% marks in total