Course Description

Principles of engine room resource management, including: allocation assignment and prioritization or resources; effective communications; assertiveness and leadership; obtaining and maintaining situational awareness; and consideration of the team experience.

This course consists of two four-hour classes.

STCW Objectives

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the following STCW elements:


Areas of study covered in this course are spelled out in STCW table A-III/I and include:

  • Organization and Procedures
  • Situational Awareness
  • Communications
  • Stress
  • Leadership and Team Building
  • Fatigue
  • Cultural diversity

Other objectives

At the conclusion of the course the student will be able to

  • apply leadership and teamworking skills
  • apply decision making techniques