First ever British Marine Advanced Marina Management Course run exclusively for ABC Leisure Group a great success

ABC Leisure Group recently committed to provide the British Marine Advanced Marina Management (AMM) Course to its Marina Managers from across the UK, making it the first time British Marine had run the course with all delegates coming from the same organisation.

The five-day course is designed as a pathway towards Certified Marina Manager (CMM) and Certified Marina Professional (CMP) Certification, to deliver qualified and skilled professionals to the marina team, ensuring a five-star marina experience.

“We were delighted to deliver the Advanced Marina Managers course to delegates from ABC Leisure, making it the first-time the course has been delivered solely to one organisation,” explained Manj Mahey, Head of Training for British Marine.

Speaking of the course the delegates said:

“British Marine put together an excellent course for us, with a fantastic selection of industry speakers. Overall the course was really informative and the content we learned is transferable to the everyday running of our teams. Thanks to all at British Marine for all the hard work that went into putting the course together,” Charlotte Ginger, Office Bookings Manager, ABC Leisure Group.

“A fantastically organised course, offering a fresh insightful perspective into key aspects of our industry. The subject matter and the cadence of the course kept your engagement throughout. I will definitely be employing some of the new skills I have learnt on this course,” Matthew Jenks, Marina Manager, Nantwich Marina, ABC Leisure Group.

“A worthwhile course full of useful information and a great opportunity for building networks with people active in the industry,” Jason Rouse, Marina Manager, Whitchurch Marina.

“What a wonderful opportunity to be involved in such a well organised, informative and professional course, run by British Marine. From start to finish it offers the possibility of learning through involvement and pushing oneself through any personal comfort zones for the betterment of advancement,” Zoe Harrison, Marina Manager, Gayton Marina.

“A challenging and insightful course for those looking to evolve and develop a variety of skills in the Marina sector. This course has improved our Marina Managers confidence when looking at the wider strategic plans of our business,” Dan Lewis, Group Marina Operations Manager, ABC Leisure Group Ltd.

With a wide range of expert speakers, the course is packed with formal classes and lectures, informal discussions, field trips to nearby marinas, group projects, marina/boatyard industry networking and evening classes and discussions. Subject areas covered on the course include:

  • Building a winning team
  • Health and Safety and Emergency Planning
  • Capital Budgeting and Strategic Planning
  • Environmental Management
  • Marina Design, Construction and Redevelopment
  • Marketing
  • Customer Retention

Carl Onens, Managing Director, ABC Leisure Group, commented: “We were delighted to offer this course to our managers as we are committed to developing our teams and expanding their knowledge.”

Manj concluded by saying: “I am extremely passionate about training, CPD and raising of standards within the industry through training and qualifications and it’s fantastic to see ABC Leisure share this passion.”

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