Bridge Resource Management: Teamwork and Leadership
This publication on Bridge Resource Management – Teamwork and Leadership (BRM-TL) covers the non-technical skill requirements of a bridge-team as specified in the IMO s STCW Tables A-II/1 and A-II/2 for both operational and management levels (including 2010 Manila Amendments). The book is meant to support a simulator-based course covering these requirements. On completion of the BRM-TL course, as detailed in this book, participants are expected to gain enhanced knowledge in the areas of effective management and optimum utilisation of all resources, required for the safe and successful conduct of a ship’s voyage. BRM-TL course emphasises the non-technical skills of the bridge-team, which include managing human factors, effective communications,processes of team-building and leadership . To manage bridge processes, the book provides guidance on situational awareness, including team situational awareness, decision-making, contingency planning, as well as task management covering fatigue and workload planning. Additionally, this book introduces the concept of behavioural markers for assessing these soft skills to establish performance levels during a simulated exercise. Examples of behavioural markers applicable in a full-mission simulator-based exercise are also included.
Detailed coverage of non-technical skills required by the IMO s STCW Tables A-II/1 and A-II/2 for both operational and management levels (including 2010 Manila Amendments) Coverage of specific knowledge in the areas of: – effective management and optimisation of bridge resources required for successful conduct of a ship s voyage – management of human factors – effective communications – processes of team-building & leadership – guidance of situational awareness including team situational awareness – decision-making – contingency planning – task management including fatigue & workload planning Introduces the concept of behavioural markers for assessing soft skills to establish performance levels during a simulation exercise. This book can be used as a guidebook in a bridge resource management course run on a full-mission bridge simulator.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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Chapter 1 Human Factors
Chapter 2 Communications
Chapter 3 Teamwork and Leadership
Chapter 4 Managing Bridge Processes
Chapter 5 Assessing Performance Behavioural Markers
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