Courses are available for purchase individually and as a full curriculum package.
Purser Crew Course
Purser duties & responsibilities
Implementation, organisation & management of Yacht Operations & administrations
Familiarisation of the STCW convention with relevant chapters & Certificate of Competency
Crew employment administrations
Crew salaries, holiday accrual & calculations there-of
The Purser’s role in muster duties, yacht operations & administrations
Purser Port Clearance Course
This module will provide you with an understanding of how to implement, organise & manage Port Clearance Procedures
Port clearance process & requirements
Port Clearance documentation
The role & functions of a Port Agent
Customs and immigration procedures
Purser Maritime Course
This module is designed to give you an understanding of the Maritime Structure, Conventions & codes. Understanding of the role & control of Flag States, compliance and Port State Control. Familiarisation of vessel insurance & liabilities
The structure of the maritime organisation – UN, IMO, ILO
Familiarisation of all relevant IMO and ILO conventions – SOLAS, STCW, MARPOL & MLC 2006
The role and duties of flag state. UNCLOS
Understanding of port state control
Understanding of flag influence within yacht regulations
Purser Financial Management Course
This module will provide you with an understanding of the importance of accurate financial management. Basic accounting principles, purchase orders, bookkeeping, budgeting, account plans, reporting and VAT.
Understanding of the financial responsibility and policies on-board
Understanding how to implement & manage the Yacht’s financial planning, budgeting policies & procedures
How to organise & manage accounting principles, systems,, bookkeeping, cash accounts, controls & audits
Understanding of account plans & reconciliation
Understanding VAT and its applicability to yachts
Free circulation, Temporary Admission, Inward Processing Relief, French Reverse Charge, Returned Goods Relief
Purser Charter Course
Understanding the charter history and process
Familiarisation of charter agreements
Understanding the MYBA agreement & content
This module will provide you with an understanding of the Voly accounting platform. The system is designed to meet the requirements of yacht owners and family offices, management companies and users. Every aspect of the system is designed to save time and drive efficiencies whilst maintaining accurate financial accounts, whether for a single asset or a multi-asset fleet.
* System settings, ranks & cost centers
* Credit card & cash accounts
* Invoices & payments
* Requests, orders & approvals
* Budgeting & Reporting
* Voly Mobile
Deep Blue Management Software
This module will provide you with a good understanding of this fully integrated management software program.
Working through the intuitive modules providing the Purser with tools and system knowledge to effectively manage the day to day operations onboard.
Within this module you will gain familiarity of this software which uses a modern interface to make ISM reporting seamless and easy.
Purser Destination Management Course
The importance of research and reconnaissance
How to present information to guests
Understanding the logistics with guest trips
How to enhance everyday activities
The IAMI GUEST Advanced Leadership course has been designed with the specific purpose to develop and support senior crew in the challenges of leading crew, peers, guests, owners and management. The programme will provide a range of practical tools to support them in their role on board, from Pursers to Officers, Heads of Department and Captains. The course can be run over two days in person or remotely over several weeks to meet with your requirements.
Karen Passman – has in excess of 20 years’ Leadership and Management Development. Karen is a pragmatic, high energy presenter who has a passion for Leadership. Her philosophy is: – if you enjoy the day, find it relevant and have an opportunity to participate, you will remember and learn from the experience!