València, 24 March 2023. – The students of the 3rd edition of the Master in Logistics and Port Management in Brazil have carried out this week their classroom training in Valencia, where they have received master classes and have visited different facilities related to the subjects taught.
The week began with a welcome to the students by the general director of the Fundación Valenciaport, Antonio Torregrosa; the Professor of Business Organisation of the Universitat Politècnica de València, Ángel Ortiz and the director of Training of the Fundación Valenciaport, Ana Rumbeu and with the master class of the general director of the Port Authority of Valencia (APV), Francesc Sánchez, who gave a lecture on strategy and models of port development.
During this week, the students were also trained in subjects such as security and cybersecurity in ports, environmental sustainability and energy efficiency; ICT applied to ports and open innovation ecosystems in ports, among others.
The on-site week also included a long list of visits to facilities related to the subjects studied in the master’s degree, such as a boat trip to the Port of Valencia; a visit to the Ports and Coasts Laboratory of the UPV; a visit to the Port of Sagunto and the SAGGAS facilities; a visit to the CSP (Cosco Shipping Spain) terminal; and a visit to the automatic door system. Finally, the students were able to enjoy a teambuilding activity with the aim of strengthening the teams.
The 35 students in this third edition are managers and professionals from the ports of Santos, Paraná and Vitória, as well as from the Ministry of Infrastructure of the Brazilian government; from different terminals and private logistics operators.
All of them will be trained for 9 months in the different subjects included in the programme, culminating in the presentation of the Master’s final projects. The classes are developed in a mixed format, being 66% online and 34% face-to-face, adding up to a total of 6 weeks of face-to-face training, given in Brasilia, and this one in Valencia.
This programme, managed by the Fundación Valenciaport and endorsed by the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) is also currently being taught in Panama, the first edition of which began on 6 March.