Formed with the mission of producing proficient individuals in the maritime sector of Maldives in view to further develop the sector, the Maritime Academy of Maldives (MAM) was registered in 2010 as a noble initiative of Capt. Mohamed Saud and his friends Capt. Mohamed Naeem, Capt. Adhil Rasheed, Mr Ahmed Musthafa, and Mohamed Ahmed Didi, who together have more than 150 years of Seafaring knowledge and experience in their respective professions in the maritime sector.
The management of the Academy has a strong fortitude to move forward in the field of teaching and ripen the Academy to the standard that it becomes one of the top educational institutions in this region, with a strong reputation of producing well trained people especially in the Maritime sector. But now, MAM has expanded with its new wing, Maritime Academy of Maldives Business School.
We, MAM Business School commits to provide higher education opportunities for all Maldivians in an affordable way, with innovation and a total commitment to our quality. Our Vision and Mission are guided by the following objectives.
To produce graduates equipped with relevant, up-to date knowledge, skills and values essential for them and to the global market through accredited programs.
To cater to the growing demands of the corporate sector through high quality, short term skill development programs.
We will promote a culture of upholding the following values which would be integral to the work among staff and students.
MAM Business School Offers wide range of corporate trainings and customized trainings on the request of corporate. Our main clients include, private companies, public limited companies, joint ventures , resorts and resorts establishments etc.
We believe that every student enrolled to MAM Business School is a unique individual and they need a unique treatment in the teaching and learning process.
It is one of our highest priorities to build an environment which celebrates diversity. We learn that teaching is more than a reciprocal-relationship between teachers and Business School students. We are determined to build bridges of respect, faith, trustworthiness and sincerity towards motherland, Maldives and avail the opportunity for our students to contribute the world positively.
Our pedagogy will enable students to construct knowledge at all times. We teach our students to engage mind, body and soul in the learning activities.
MAM Business School Students will learn more;
MAM Business School promotes student-centered teaching and learning techniques integrating holistic educational approach. Our Teaching faculty will use expeditionary and adaptive instructional methods. Thus, we expect MAM Business School students to unfold opportunities to discover themselves on their hidden talents and practicing skills in authentic real-life situations.
These objectives will be accomplished using variety of assessment and evaluation techniques from conventional assessment techniques such as written unit/ assessment tests etc. to other alternatives of assessment such as debates, group discussions, oral and verbal questions, role play, projects, rubrics, reflections, anecdotes etc. MAM Business School Teaching and Learning Environment will be a conducive and safe. We will promote usage of low-cost Teaching Aids. Students of MAM Business School will learn with confidence, enthusiasm and enjoyment.
We believe our students will have the capability of making a positive change/making a difference to show a better world for the generations to come. MAM Business School highly encourages students to uphold moral and ethical principles in their life-long learning process. MAM Business School promotes HIPS – High Impact Practices in Pedagogy. We empower students making them believe learning occurs everywhere. MAM Business School is dedicated to raise the students to create a sense of pride among them. They will be self sufficient in their life.
As part of our business philosophy we are determined to conduct and participate in corporate Social responsibility programs.
Our business philosophy is mainly driven by it. We have been creating awareness across nation through our free workshops and seminars to targeted audience on life skills programs. We have also been doing women empowerment programs and programs to develop business architects of future.
We always endow Safety and Health at work and we are ILO registered institute adhering international labor laws and best practices.
We are determined to go “green”. As policy level, we economize the use of paper, and we engage in the continuous recycling of paper. Both our staff and students are environment friendly and we have developed a system of fully automated, computerized administration at our office as part of these policies.
We are fortunate to have highly professional, dedicated, energetic and competent blend of human resources. They possess the required experiences and expertise in their field of work. They work round the clock to impress our clients.
Capt. Adhil Rasheed MSc, MNI
CEO, Maritime Academy of Maldives
Captain Adhil Rasheed attained Master of Science in Maritime Operations from Liverpool John Moores University, UK in 2006 and obtained Class 1 Master (F.G) Unlimited from Maritime Coastguard Agency, UK in 2003. Upon completion of his formal education, he chose Seafaring as a career in 1991. Sixteen years from this life changing initial step prompted by his love for seafaring, he now commanded the prestigious Hanydymax vessels worldwide. He has also undergone “New building supervisor” training in Saiki, Japan during which he successfully supervised two ship erections in all stages, as a trainee.
Resource lectureship experience at the Maritime Training Center, Maldives National University Male’ in 2009 further enhanced his dedication & commitment to attain his goal. In keeping with this lofty and noble vision, Captain Adhil has undergone extensive training abroad that has given him excellent experience and peer recognition. To be a lecturer at the first ever United Nation Conference on Trade Development (UNCTAD) program of “Diploma in Port Management” held in the Maldives on 2011 is worthy proof of his success.
In his capacity as CEO & Education Program Director at the Maritime Academy of Maldives (MAM), he relentlessly pursued & received full recognition from Liberian Maritime Authority (LISCR) and ISO 9001-2008 from IRS, and Later ISO 9001-2015 from BV.
Captain Adhil renders his expertise when and where required. He serves as a consultant for several local maritime companies, including the Maldives National Defense Force. This expertise includes a variety of maritime related issues, policy implementation and in salvage operations.
Apart from being the CEO of MAM, Captain Adhil Rasheed is also a consultant of Triton Consultants & Surveyors where he carries out ISM, ISPS & MLC Audits, Ship inspection, Valuation and marine surveying. He is a correspondent to Charles Taylor & Co. Limited, Greece, West of England P & I Club, and Britania P & I Club, UK.
In addition to this, he is the Co-founder of Nautical Institute, Male’ Branch, and Co-founder of Maritime Academy of Maldives.