BBA in Port Management

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BBA (Port Management)

Duration: 3 years, Six semesters. (Admissions open for the batch 2018-19)

Eligibility: Pass in 10 + 2 / 12th Standard with minimum 40% marks.

About BBA (Port Management):

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Ports Management and Shipping is an undergraduate programme designed for those who are seeking to prepare themselves for managerial responsibilities in the Ports, Shipping and related areas. This course will help them to develop their abilities to recognize and solve problems and to understand the role of business in the ever-changing scenario in Ports.Port and ShippingManagement plays a crucial role in international trade and commerce and in the department of logistics. As almost 90% of world’s overall trade is done through sea-route, these ports need to be professionally managed by qualified personnel. Trades across the countries are flourishing and movement of cargo has also gained more importance because of its cost effectiveness over other modes of transport. Consequently, the demand for professionals in the field of Ports Management has increased multifold today. Today Ports Management has become important not only for Port activities but many related areas like Cargo Handling, Storage, Containerization, Logistics, and Stevedores.

Special Features:

  • Classes will be held between 9.00 am to 2.00 pm with half an hour break during week days.
  • E-Study material will be provided from the college for every subject according to the syllabus.
  • Industry oriented syllabus with special focus on experimental learning.
  • Mini project in each semester.
  • Innovations in examination system with opportunity for personal-seeing of evaluated papers.
  • 50% weightage of marks on continuous evaluation and 50% weightage on semester end exam.
  • Make-up exams in every semester to avoid year loss.
  • Focus on smart skill development & training on competitive exams.
  • Opportunity to visit various domestic, national, and international ports & to work with various

   Shipping Agencies/companies..

  • Separate Hostel & Transport facility for boys & Girls.

 Excellent and highly lucrative Career Opportunities in India and Foreign Countries:

Port Handling and Logistics Services;  Container Freight Handling;  International Transportation and Logistics Management; Commercial Shipping and Logistics;  Maritime Management; Ship Chandlers; Stevedoring; Cruise ship passenger management; Ship and Port Facility Security; Offshore Management.  Students can also continue their studies by joining the MBA program or other relevant PG courses.

Programme Structure:

1  Semester 2 Semester
S.No. Subject S. No. Subject
1 Business and Professional Communication I 1 Business and Professional Communication II
2 Micro Economics 2 Macro Economics
3 Intro to Ports & Shipping 3 Water/ Marine Resources Mgt
4 Organisational Behaviour

(experiential learning)

4 Marketing Management in Shipping
5 Business Accounting I 5 Business Accounting II
6 Indian Constitution & Environmental Studies 6 Managerial Mathematics & Statistics
7 Basics of IT 7 Accounts on Tally Software
8 Visit to  Mangalore Port, Shipping Cos 8 Study Visit to Port Office, Shipping Cos  offices
3  Semester 4 Semester
1 Financial  Management 1 Operations Research
2 Corporate Accounting 2 Company Law
3 Shipping Marketing Mgt (exp learning) 3 Travel & Tourism Mgt
4 Ship Chandlery Management/Food & Beverages Mgt 4 Off-shore Management
5 Business Law 5 Sea Traffic Management
6 Management Information Systems 6 Supply Chain Management
7 Marine Industry Outlook 7 Logistics and Shipping
8 Visit to Port Cargo Division-Unloading, Loading, Containers Handling etc 8 Short Term Project I on Container Terminal Operations
5  Semester 6 Semester
1 Cost Accounting Internship in Domestic /International Sea Port – Dissertation and Viva voce
2 Business Research Methods
3 Sea Crew Management –Offshore and Inland shipping
4 Maritime Law
5 Marine Financing
6 Entrepreneurship Development(Experiential Learning)
7 Marine House-Keeping Management
8 Study of  a Cruise Ship/cargo Ship –Business Analysis


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