The Tanzania Ports Authority (TPA), in collaboration with UNCTAD and Port of Cork (Ireland), will train 24 of its middle managers on the final module of the UNCTAD/TrainForTrade Port Training Programme. Module 8, entitled “Technical Management and Human Resources Development” will be delivered by the Operations Manager of Port of Cork, along side senior managers from TPA that UNCTAD selected and trained as local instructors. Participants will improve their abilities to:
• evaluate the importance of equipment and infrastructure maintenance,
• describe the major tasks of the purchasing department (supply, spare part, etc.),
• define the goals and principal phases of human resources development policies,
• explain the importance of qualitative and quantitative human resources needs analysis.
TrainForTrade is a programme of the Human Resources Development Section of the Knowledge Sharing, Training and Capacity Development Branch, in the Division on Technology and Logistics, UNCTAD.