AMI adds more marina management courses

An additional advanced class was already scheduled for Feb. 21-26 in Charleston, S.C.
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The International Marina Institute, the training subsidiary of the Association of Marina Industries, said it sold out its Intermediate Marina Management Course and Advanced Marina Management Course, which are scheduled for November and December.

IMI said it will add a second intermediate class before the end of the year to train 18 marina managers on a growing waiting list. An additional advanced class was already scheduled for Feb. 21-26 in Charleston, S.C.

“The growth in the training programs is a result of several strategic items the AMI has been focused on for the last few years,” IMI training coordinator Kayce Florio said in a statement.

“First was to strengthen our relationships with the state and regional trade associations. This has helped us to reach a broader audience when marketing these invaluable training opportunities,” Florio said.

“Second was a focus on training the U.S. military marinas. The federal government is the largest owner of marinas in the United States, and the Navy is the first step in our interest to train marina managers from all branches of the military. They are mandating that all of their managers complete IMI training and ultimately receive their certification.”

“This is an incredibly exciting time for IMI as it enters its 30th year of training,” she said.

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