ABBRA – American Boat Builders & Repairers Association


Marine Service Managers Course (CMSM) – 10th to 14th September, 2017 – Maine.

Starts: September 10

Ends: September 14

The next American Boat Builders and Repairers Associations’ Certified Marine Service Managers Course (CMSM) will be held at in Maine (venue to be confirmed) on the 10th to 14th September, 2017 inclusive.

ABBRA offers the only extensive leadership training for boatyard operators that provides an industry recognized credential. Employers know that they need a strong leader to manage their team of competent certified technicians, who support productivity and keeps the team focused on success. The CMSM teaches the leadership skills required to operate a boatyard, a service department, a boatbuilding, or large refit project. This course is being taught by a group of widely respected industry experts .

The Marine Service Management course is taught by experienced industry professionals, and is designed for individuals presently working in, or working toward leadership roles in boatyards and marine service centers by providing broad-based and focused management training. By the end of the course, participants gain exposure to new ways of dealing with the issues and challenges that are common throughout the boatyard, boat repair and boat building industry from their peers and seasoned instructors. An important feature of the MSM course is its intensive participatory characteristics, that help attendees establish strong and lasting networks of contacts in the industry and throughout the country.

The course offers a unique opportunity for boatyard operators to professionalize their staff and improve the efficiency and profitability of their businesses. The ideal candidate for this certification course wants to advance, and demonstrates proven leadership and management skills in the operation of a boatyard, a service department or a marine service and repair business.

For course content and registration information, please click here or e-mail: joy@abbra.org

The next CMSM Course scheduled after this will be held in Newport, RI, the week of 26th February to 1st March, 2018.