The programme covers the micro-economic structure of the shipping markets including freight, second-hand, newbuilding and scrap markets and presents how these shipping markets interact.
Prof. Amir Alizadeh
Shipping Economics and Finance
|Bayes Business School (former Cass Business School)
The course aims to provide delegates with both a theoretical foundation as well as practical hands-on experience on modern shipping economics and investment. It provides delegates with the essential knowledge of shipping economics, operations and investment management.
Formulation of different types of shipping contracts is also discussed and practical examples are provided.
The programme then continues with an overview of specialised shipping sectors and liner shipping industry as well as a thorough discussion on current trend and developments in the shipping industry including fuel efficiency and cost management.
The second part focuses on fundamentals of shipping investment including cash flow projection and analysis, different techniques used in capital budgeting techniques, capital structure and cost of capital in shipping projects, investment management of shipping projects, asset allocation and shipping investment strategies.
The course leader, Prof. Amir Alizadeh of Bayes Business School (formerly Cass Business School), is internationally recognised academics in the fields of shipping and commodity finance, and risk management.
His theoretical and applied research work has been published in leading academic and professional journals and he also provide consultancy services to the industry on different aspects of commodity and shipping risk management.
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