International Maritime Business Program at Massachusetts Maritime Academy - Overview

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International Maritime Business Program at Massachusetts Maritime Academy - Overview

  1. 1. •Dr. Bani Ghosh holds a Ph. D. in Economics from Victoria University and has published in Management Science and Singapore Maritime and Port Journal. She has taught at Boston University, Penn State, Wellesley College and Emmanuel College. She has also worked for Bengal Chamber of Commerce in India and BHP in Australia. Dr. Ani Dasgupta holds a Ph. D. in Economics from Princeton and a Masters in Statistics from Indian Statistical Institute. He has taught at Tufts University and Boston University. Prof. Dasgupta has published in Journal of Economic Theory and Management Science. He was a chief economist and has worked as a consultant for over seven years. Dr. Paul Szwed- Doctor of Science in Engineering Management, George Washington University. M.Eng. Naval Architecture, University of California, Berkeley; M.S. Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley; M.S. Environmental Management, University of San Francisco; B.S. Ocean Engineering, U.S. Coast Guard Academy with over twenty years in the United States Coast Guard.
  2. 2. Professor Charlie Norz- Graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Former Senior VP of Amerada Hess. Prof. Norz brings his decades of invaluable experience to the classroom in Chartering and Brokerage and Business of Shipping. Professor Michael Rauworth- J.D., University of Virginia, School of Law, B.S., University of Chicago. Admiralty Law Practitioner for over twenty years. He is a former professional seafarer. In over 200,000 sea miles, he advanced his license to master, sail, steam, and motor vessel of any tonnage, master of towing vessels, and first-class pilot. He is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States and several lower courts. Professor Shu Tian- Ph.D. in Finance/Accounting from the University of New Orleans, Sam Houston State University, TX; M.S., B.A., M.S. Shandong University, China. started teaching at MMA in 2010. Her teaching interests lie in Investment, International Finance, Corporate Finance, Options and Futures, and Personal Finance
  3. 3. •Freight Forwarding & Brokerage •International Finance & Banking •Marine Insurance •Inter-modal Transportation (Rail, Road, Air, Sea) •Maritime Shipping-Inland and Ocean •Global Logistics (Warehousing & Supply Chain Management) •Ship Chartering •Port / Terminal Operations
  4. 4. • Open to International Maritime Business, Environmental Protection and Safety, and Marine Transportation cadets •2nd semester Sophomore year • Host a Chinese student and begins classes in Mandarin Chinese •2nd semester Junior Year • Semester abroad in Shanghai taking IMB classes and exploring the local culture
  5. 5. •Open to International Maritime Business cadets only •2nd semester Sophomore year : Travel to Dalian China and spend a semester • No prior knowledge of Chinese required. All Chinese classes taught at DMU •Simultaneous exchange program
  6. 6. •Open to International Maritime Business cadets only. The entire Senior class participates each year. • Connecticut Maritime Association annual conference provides a great networking opportunity with the shipping community in Stamford, CT
  7. 7. •Each year, the International Maritime Business Department sends a three member student team to the Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities (IAMU). The students submit a paper/presentation at this international conference . In October, 2013, the conference was held in Romania and IMB students Andrew Barbato, Kelsie Brien and Diana Kurek won best presentation diploma.
  8. 8. “Interesting Internships and Job Opportunities”
  9. 9. IMB : 2 Mandatory Co-ops Shipping Companies Ports and Terminals Insurance Chartering & Brokerage Computer Services and Software Import/Export Freight Forwarding & Shipping Services Fuel & Energy Engineering Banking
  10. 10. IMB : A Typical Co-op Massport Authority, Boston, MA • Shadowed different positions. • Created Excel spreadsheet of crane breakdowns at Conley Terminal (graphs, charts, database). • Accounts Payable & bank reconciliations between Massport & the petroleum industry. • Year end inventory.
  11. 11. Placement by Major 2012
  12. 12. Responses by Major 2012 25 30 30 58 22 41 2 6 7 2 4 1 11 1 17 3 5 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 EM FENG IMB ME MSEP MT Responses by Major Unable to reach 6 months June
  13. 13. Placement 2012 Class of 2012 Job Placement Quick Facts June 2012 6-months out Response rate: 85% 94% Job placement rate for those responding 88% 97% Starting salaries over $50,000: 80% 81%
  14. 14. •Extensive study in Maritime and Non-Maritime Business Courses •Fantastic faculty quality and support •Experience at Sea •Minimum of two internships •International Experience •Large pool of potential internship and career opportunities available to IMB Cadets
  15. 15. Thank You!

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