The Italian Sea Group increases the plan of training initiatives and inaugurates the “Academy” in collaboration with the University of Genoa and the Promostudi Foundation. It aims at creating paths of excellence for company employees and for graduating students in Nautical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, with a specialization in Mechatronics and of the master’s degree course in Yacht Design.
A multipurpose structure of about 300 square meters was built to host the Academy, with over 150 seats which. In this initial phase it will be used for one third of the capacity for face-to-face lessons, always depending on the evolution of the next regulatory measures.
The initiative will involve the professors of the University of Genoa, as well as professionals in the sector and the management of The Italian Sea Group, who will train and update employees and undergraduates through a series of courses aimed at enriching the know-how and professional skills with a focus on the design and production phases as well as improve general problem solving skills.
Italian Sea Group and University of Genoa
“We are honored that the University of Genoa and Promostudi collaborate with our Academy” – comments Giovanni Costantino, Founder & CEO of The Italian Sea Group.
“An initiative matured from the awareness that it is the responsibility of companies to fill the last mile that graduates have to make to finalize their studies, and invest in employee training. The Academy wants to encourage the exchange between universities and the world of work, allowing students and young talents to put their knowledge into practice in ship design and construction by participating in the creation of unique projects, a true expression of Made in Italy“.
“The University of Genoa has always been linked to the maritime field – comments Federico Delfino, Rector of the University of Genoa – since the time of the Royal Naval School, founded at the end of the nineteenth century, naval engineering has represented a excellence in the University’s educational offer, which in more recent years has expanded with the three-year degree course in Product and Nautical Design and with the master’s degree in Yacht Design.
The Academy offers our students that study-business connection which is essential for a complete and adequate training for a graduate who intends to be competitive when entering the world of work.”
In detail, the first Academy courses that will start on May 3, 2021 will concern:
- Structural fire protection;
- Noise & vibration;
- Passenger yacht:
- MLC and Arredo Solas;
- 3D design;
- Quality control;
- Production process quality;
- Quality, aesthetics, fittings and furnishings;
The Italian Sea Group is also honored to support the Promostudi Foundation of La Spezia with its participation with financial support of 150 thousand euros for the next three years as well as with active participation also in the Scientific Committee. Promostudi manages, in close coordination with the University of Genoa, the G. Marconi University Center, an effective example of a highly qualified university, which has developed in accordance with the specific vocations and economic-productive needs of the area.