Seafarer Negotiation Training - Soft Skills Online Courses

Interpersonal Skills Seafarer Negotiation Training

Course Description

Develop your negotiation skill as a seafarer and improve your ability to discuss with others aiming to resolve a conflict. This course represents 1 of 3 soft skill courses in the complete Interpersonal Skills Training Package.

Employers across various industries are now incorporating seafarer’s level of soft skills into their crewing decisions. The Soft, “non-technical skills” are increasingly important on board due to the rapidly changing workforce and automation of technical tasks. Additionally, maritime accident investigations indicate that a lack of soft skills and human error is the most common reason behind accidents at sea.

Negotiation involves the effort to achieve the best possible outcome while avoiding arguments. It includes the principles of debating with fairness, seeking mutual benefit and maintaining a working relationship with all parties involved.

Seafarer Negotiation Training presents the perfect opportunity for you as a seafarer to be proactive and showcase that you are ready to meet the industry’s modern-day demands.

Course Objectives

To be able to discuss with others, aiming to resolve a conflict with the best possible outcome.

This course is ideal for

This course is suitable for all officer ranks onboard, including:

  • Management Level Deck Officers
  • Operational Level Deck Officers
  • Management Level Engine Officers
  • Operational Level Engine Officers

Learning Outcomes

Module 1: Stresses the importance of a mutual solution through different influencing methods.
Module 2: Guides through a structured and methodological negotiation


Willingness to evolve and develop yourself personally and professionally.


Module 1: A balanced give and take
Module 2: The steps for a WIN-WIN solution!

Course Details

  • Course Duration: 60 days
  • Timeframe: Approx. 10min
  • Language: English
  • Certificate: Yes (valid indefinite)
  • Strong Authentication: No
  • Daily test attempts: 2
  • Min % of progress on GuideMe to access TestMe: 90%
  • Min % of passing the TestMe: 100%
  • Total test time: 30 min
  • Price excl. VAT: 15,00 €