The United Nations University Fisheries Training Programme in Iceland

The aims of the Fisheries Policy and Management course are to provide fellows with a solid understanding of the basic principles of a socially beneficial

Spec Line: Fisheries Policy and Management

The aims of the Fisheries Policy and Management course are to provide fellows with a solid understanding of the basic principles of a socially beneficial fisheries policy and how such policies and management influence the performance of the fishing industry.

This specialist module gives the fellows an oportunity to chose to focus on the impact a policy may have at a national level or at the industrial level. The module is six weeks long, but after three weeks fellows split into the two different focus areas.

The main goal of the fisheries policy part:
Fellows should be able to evaluate a given fisheries exploitation regime and roughly design and plan for the implementation of a successful fisheries policy for given fishery.

The main topics covered in the Fisheries Policy and Planning course are:

  • Fisheries economics and development
  • Fisheries management systems
  • Design of fisheries policies and jurisdiction
  • Fisheries projects; design and implementatio

The aim of the Industrial management part is to provide fellows with in-depth training on management of businesses associated with fisheries and how the industrial performance is refelcted and analyzed through the value chain.

The main topics covered in the Management of Fish Companies and Marketing course are:

  • Information management, accounting, and finances
  • Management and leadership
  • Operations management in fisheries
  • Value Chain analysis
  • Project Cycle Management

Division

UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY

Fisheries training programme
Skulagata 4
IS - 121 Reykjavik, Iceland
unu@unuftp.is