DP World Academy establishes alliances with INTEC and BARNA to promote the development of professionals in the logistics and manufacturing sectors
After its launching, the training center created by the global company of DP World has consolidated its academic offering targeted specifically at the Dominican market.
Santo Domingo, Boca Chica – DP World in the Dominican Republic, a provider of logistics solutions, under the framework of its training center, the DP World Academy, announced that it has signed collaboration agreements with the Santo Domingo Technological Institute (INTEC) and the Barna Management School, to offer executive programs, master´s degrees, and other courses focusing on the areas of logistics, manufacturing, shipping, and port operations.
Through these alliances DP World Academy is consolidating its academic offering to the Dominican market together with these two important educational institutions. These programs will be available to students from both institutions, which collaborate with DP World in the Dominican Republic, as well as to professionals from the logistics sector who are interested in gaining deeper knowledge about these activities.
The signing of both agreements took place in the DP World Caucedo installations, with the participation of Morten Johansen, CEO of DP World in the Dominican Republic, Rolando Guzmán, Rector of INTEC, and Paulo Alves, Rector of Barna Management School.
In his address during both of these events, Morten Johansen emphasized DP World Caucedo´s commitment to turning the Dominican Republic into the most important logistics HUB in the Americas, and explained how initiatives such as DP World Academy and the creation of alliances with these educational institutions respond to this objective.
“Facilitating intelligent trade to build a better future for all is our main commitment as a company. These alliances are evidence of this fact, and represent a valuable opportunity for the development of the Dominican logistics sector. With INTEC and Barna Management School as strategic allies in DP World Academy, we will contribute to the growth of those professionals who form part of the entire supply chain in this country, by covering the requirements for technical skills and knowledge about the logistics of the industries of which they form part,” according to the CEO of DP World in the Dominican Republic.
Likewise, the Rector of INTEC, Rolando M. Guzmán, spoke about the pride the university feels about this strategic alliance and the benefits it will bring the nation, the institution´s students, and the professionals in this sector.
“This is a very important agreement for INTEC. The relationship with DP World, and particularly with DP World Academy, represents a new opportunity to unite our institution with world-class entities. Our intention is to carry out activities that will contribute in different ways to the development of logistics and transportation skills in the Dominican Republic. This is the first step in what I am sure will be a long journey of collaboration,” he stated.
In addition, Paulo Alves, Rector of Barna Management School, underscored the training center´s commitment to the success of DP World Academy´s initiative.
“In a changing world, full of new challenges, DP World´s bet on this endeavor is key to the sustainable development of the sector and the various players in the supply chain. We thank DP World and in particular Mr. Morten Johansen for believing in Dominican talent, and trusting in Barna as its strategic ally in DP World Academy, which is the first training center in the country targeting this industry,” Alves stated.
About DP World Academy
DP World Academy will become one of the most important training centers in the Americas, created by DP World. This center already offers high-quality training backed by the company´s experience on a global level. The academic offering includes basic and advanced technical courses as well as certifications, executive and managerial programs in the areas of logistics, port operations, shipping, and manufacturing.
These training courses are given virtually and semi-in-person through various platforms by a team of facilitators, instructors, and expert conference speakers.
Currently the center offers training in Introduction to Terminal Operations (ITO) about trends and changes that could affect terminals´ operations; a Certificate in Terminal Operations (CTO) which focuses on how to capitalize on trends in a terminal´s operations; and Fundamentals of Port Operations, whose objective is to teach participants about the functioning of a port and shipping terminal.
About DP World
We are the worldwide leader in providing intelligent logistics solutions that facilitate and expedite the flow of trade throughout the world. Our broad list of products and services covers all links in the supply chain from shipping and land terminals to marine services and industrial parks, as well as technology-driven solutions for clients.
The Santo Domingo Technological Institute (INTEC) is a private, public service, not-for-profit university founded in 1972 by a group of academicians committed to the social transformation of the country and the continuous promotion of the quality of life of its inhabitants. It is characterized by innovation and the complimentary nature of its academic offering in the areas of Engineering, Business, Health Sciences, Basic and Environmental Sciences, and the Social Sciences and the Humanities.
Barna Management School has consolidated itself as the most important Senior Management school in the Dominican Republic and the Caribbean, a fundamental pillar for the training of the country´s leaders. Its work is backed by its history and by the prestige lent by the level fo training it offers and the quality of the programs it includes. The professors who give the classes come from the best international business schools, and implement a Participant-Centered Case Methodology, the training method developed in Harvard University in 1914 that uses real cases as the principal means of learning. Barna Management school also offers signature programs for a Master´s of Business Administration (MBA) and an Executive MBA, graduate degree in General Management, and executive education programs tailor-made for individuals and companies.