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Proper operation of a harbor requires good planning. Harbor management plans are comprehensive and usually consider regional needs as well as commercial and recreational needs, waste management, mineral extraction, dredging, public access, habitat, resource protection, water quality, aesthetic values, and public interests, to name just a few key issues.

This course focuses on developing a set of documents you can use in your marina to make good planning decisions and ensure its safe and efficient operation. You will also learn about harbor economics and how the proper design of your harbor can save you money and keep the harbor environment pristine. This course will help you deal with both the predictable as well as the unpredictable.

This course is part of the Career Training for Ports and Marinas series.  Requirements for class: Must have a computer with internet access, speakers OR headphones, personal email address, Adobe Reader Flash Player.

Planning efforts help the predictable as well as the unpredictable events that can occur in a marina. Take this course to help you start a comprehensive management plan or provide a check on your plan. One focus is to develop a resource library that supports good planning decisions and efficient operations.

Alan Sorum

Instructor: Alan Sorum

This is a noncredit training which earns 15 continuing education contact hours.

It is an online course, open for enrollment at any time. Once you register and pay, an email will be sent to you with your course access information.

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