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Diploma in Marine Purchasing

Lloyd’s Maritime Academy
Course summary
12 months
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Diploma in Marine Purchasing

The Diploma in Marine Purchasing online course is designed to cover the international management of procurement, supply and contracting in the maritime industry. During this course, participants will learn about key topics required by purchasing and supply professionals. 

This Diploma is delivered entirely online with the support of leading industry experts. It is relevant for purchasing practitioners in ship owning, ship management and ship operating companies as well as ship suppliers. 

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is suitable for:

  • Purchasing, procurement and commercial specialists in the shipping and off-shore industry
  • Manufacturing and service suppliers to the maritime sector, plus merchandisers, ship suppliers and chandlers
  • Ship management teams
  • Seagoing personnel interested in developing their procurement knowledge
  • Shipyard personnel and ship superintendents
  • Legal, insurance and financial roles supporting the buying and supply process

Outcome / Qualification etc.

At the end of this course, participants will gain a Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Professional Development Diploma - awarded by North Kent College.

Training Course Content

Modules include:

  • Introduction to Purchasing, Procurement and Supply Management
  • Fundamental Ship Knowledge
  • Supplier Management
  • Purchasing Strategy
  • Inventory Management
  • On Site Risk Assessment and Investigation Management
  • Finance, Accounting and Business Analysis
  • Legal Issues of Marine Purchasing Contracts
  • Global Logistics and International Purchasing
  • International Maritime Controls
  • Purchasing Management


The cost of this distance learning course is £3,299 per Participant (VAT conditions apply).

For those who qualify, early enrolment discounts may apply.

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Lloyd's Maritime Academy

Lloyd’s Maritime Academy (LMA) is the world’s largest provider for professional development, working with leading academic and industry bodies to provide accredited education and training where it is much needed. LMA is part of KNect365 Learning focusing exclusively on the maritime...

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