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Leadership Coaching for Senior Officers

About this course

This course will enable delegates to achieve improved knowledge and self-awareness of the appropriate leadership and management skills applicable to senior officers at the executive level, for both sea and shore roles within a large maritime company or organisation.

Course objectives

Upon completion of the course, delegates should be able to:

  • Critically assess their leadership styles and management skills, and through personal development, apply the appropriate style and skills to differing situations.
  • Compare and contrast direct and indirect communicative methods and be able to tactfully deliver the right messages to various recipients.
  • Confidently brief, present or discuss information to/with recipients (team members, senior officials, and media organisations) for routine and extraordinary events and incidents.
  • Be sensitised to the key challenges associated with human resource management of employees.
  • Identify the impact of change on employees and develop team and leadership resilience to effectively achieve the change outcomes.
  • Evaluate the increasing automation and information technology and thereby determine appropriate measures to achieve operational effectiveness.

Course delivery location

This course is delivered from Solent University's main East Park Terrace campus in Southampton city centre. Please refer to your joining instructions for information of where to report to when you arrive. 

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How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email

Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.

Course information

Teaching methods

The course is delivered by experienced maritime academia using a mix of theory presentation, strategic discussion, group work, role-play, psychometric testing and e-learning. Delegates will be required to conduct their own preparative work in the evenings (approximately one to two hours of work).



Entry level

Senior officers at the executive level, for both sea and shore roles.

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