Document Type : Scientific - Research


1 Instructer of Payam Noor University and Consultant in Training System

2 Assistant Professor, Shahid Beheshti University, Education Department


Based on pathological studies of educational systems, it is obvious that the lack of firmly established and approved strategies is one of the main reasons of the inadequacy of educational initiatives which shows the direction of these efforts in a period of 2 to 5 years. This issue has unfavorable implications such as “uncertainty in educating important staff of the organization, lack of distinct policies for staff continuing their higher education, the lack of the effective use of students’ training, launching irrelevant and ineffective educational courses, the inconsistency of educational courses with organizational priorities, the dissatisfaction of the managers and staff, casual and disorganized planning, the disorder and inconsistency in setting guidelines and educational regulations,…” . For this reason, educational strategies of PMO have been determined with regard to the procedural components of ISO 10015 Training Quality Standard and through applying SWOT model. In this study, statistical population including elites in Iranian Ports and Maritime Organization were 40 from whom 35 people were selected based on Krejcie and Morgan table with simple random sampling. The questions of this study are focused not only on the identification of internal factors (strengths and weaknesses) and external ones (opportunities and threats) but also on the recognition of required strategy scope. The results show that the training system of PMO corresponds with defensive scope among “offensive, defensive, competitive and conservative” ones. Seven strategies were introduced and five of them were selected as attractive and primary ones