ICSME Open Day Feb 2022

ICS Virtual Open Day - 21st Feb 2022

Event Report

The ICS Middle East Branch organized an interactive IN Person Open Day with High tea at Grand Excelsior Hotel – Al Barsha on 21st February 2022. We had a registration of 55 Participants from the UAE.

During the session, questions related to the various Diplomas and PQE Course subjects, Fee structure, key dates, and deadlines were discussed.

The event was anchored by Mr. Dinesh Lobo, Team Lead Education of the Branch who explained the ICS educational programs and guidelines to the participants about the syllabus, examinations, and registration process. He also dwelled on the benefits of continuous learning and knowledge upgrade which is critical in the shipping environments of the current day and our joint commitment as shipping professionals to raise the professional standards within the industry. We also had Mr. Abu Bakr (MICS),  Ms. Shoba Rao (FICS) talk about the benefits of the ICS course and qualifications in their professional careers & Mr. Vivek Sharma (student with long industry presence) speak about how he sees value in continuous professional development for himself through ICS courses. Mr. Ali Canani Vice President & Treasurer for ICS ME also shared his views and journey with ICS and how the courses have helped him develop his perspectives in shipping, having come from a background of Trading. Mr.Krishna Prasad, President gave closing remarks as well as guidance on how seasoned industry professionals can also consider Institute membership through Dissertation. The evening ended with a reminder to all about the various local in person events planned for the coming 3 months.