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Non-Credit Professional Development

Strengthen your transportation decision-making by learning the essentials of transportation operations, processes and trends! This 4-day non-credit professional development course offered by the Transportation Institute at the University of Denver will prepare early-career transportation professionals to develop effective solutions for their companies within and across transportation modes.Take the next steps on your career path by developing the skills to create effective transportation business solutions through an enhanced understanding of the industry. 

  • Many networking opportunities with peers and faculty
  • Expert guest speakers
  • Taught by University of Denver faculty and industry professionals
  • Experiential learning through site visits and hands-on work
  • Limited class size to ensure personalized learning 

Ideal for Early Career Professionals

Professionals with at least one year of transportation experience who want to increase their value to their organizations and teams are ideal participants.

Explore Industry Best Practices

• Learn to classify and differentiate the various modes of freight systems based on physical and operational features.

• Understand the strengths and limitations of various modes and in what situations to employ different modes to achieve the most beneficial results.

• Investigate freight flows, including possible points of interaction to demonstrate how flows impact one another.

• Design strategies for transportation systems that move people and goods efficiently, economically, safely, and in an environmentally benign manner.

• Assess current trends in freight transportation management to formulate strategies to shape, manage, and respond to trends.


Dates: May 8-11, 2017
Times: Arrive by 12:00 on May 8 and depart at 3:00 on May 11
Location: Houston, Texas
Cost: $2,800 (includes breakfasts, lunches, and course materials)