WMU has led numerous Executive and Professional Development Courses (EPDCs), training thousands of maritime professionals in various locations around the world. Providing mid-career professional updating on a wide range of topics, and delivered in Malmö, or at a location chosen by the client, the EPDCs offer participants the opportunity to meet the challenges of a fast-changing industry.

WMU’s educational expertise, high caliber instructors, international environment, and close relationship with the customer, ensure the effective achievement of executive course objectives. Participants not only acquire critical knowledge, but also strengthen relationships with colleagues in their organization. The customized executive courses promote interactivity in order for participants to be able to think critically about themselves and about their role in the organization.

A close relationship is established between the customer and WMU’s executive education staff from the initial design stage of a course. Joint efforts are made to ensure that the problems encountered by the organization are thoroughly analyzed and the key issues clearly identified. This allows for the teaching objectives and learning outcomes to be well formulated, corresponding programme curricula drafted, and the most suitable instructors selected.

Indicative list of Customized Executive Courses requested by clients (can be delivered in a 5-day schedule):

The pricing depends on, among other things, content, level of customization, location, length of course, number of participants, and number of instructors. The price of the course will be negotiated directly with the client. In addition to course fees, the customer will also be required to cover:

For more information contact pdc@wmu.se.


"As a company, we are committed to sustainability. In our view, this includes seeking cooperation with institutions that, like WMU, are dedicated to international understanding, equal chances and education.At least as important for us is the expertise in the area of high educational standards at an academic level within WMU.

WMU delivers training packages that meet the highest standards and are tailored to meet our specific needs. The courses are relevant and meet as well the standards of our discerning clients. A very good support for increasing safety and environmental awareness on board our tankers."

Mr Sven Schwarz, CEO, Gesellschaft für Oeltransporte mbH (GEFO)