Question D-Cite at least one example of when your leadership had an impact on or changed a certain
situation, and justify how an IE Master’s Degree program would help you to strengthen or improve this
By- Captain Amit Sharma
My leadership skills helped my company, Anglo Eastern Ship Management to
save 100,000 USD
MV. Hanjin Venezia was going for dry dock on 8th Nov, 2011. The quotation from
Yiulian dry-dock for extensive repair work was approximately 750,000 USD
Strategic Planning & Operational Efficiency
Created the list of activities which were commenced while vessel was at anchorage also, increased the man power
during the dry-dock to reduce the cost and to save time.
Made detailed dry dock specifications and then re-confirmed when dry-dock was fixed with the Yiulian Shipyard to save
Minimize the cost in the dry dock by creative thinking, for example, Hatch covers piled
together on ship instead of dock yard.
Approved financial incentive for the crew to motivate them.
Convinced company to perform few activities by ship’s crew after the
dry dock while waiting for the next charter.
Key Skills Used
Human resource management
Strategic Planning & Thinking
MV. Hanjin Venezia came out of dry-dock under my command on 3rd
Dec, 2011 with the final payment of only 650,000 USD to Yiulian dry-dock
Tool Arrows in my MBA quiver after IE MBA
IECP –REAL LIFE CONSULTING PROJECT, will help me in improving my problem solving skills.
CREATIVE MANAGEMENT THINKING, will help me in finding new and useful solutions.
NEGOTIATION, mastering the power and influence process along with handling conflict management.
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, will develop my Financial analysis skills.
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT, will enhance my skills to implement as planned in dynamic environment and
LEADERSHIP CURRICULUM, will help me thrive to become a Global leader with maximum impact.
All the above programs will help me further to strengthen my key skills which I used during this project.