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Apr
16

Railway Business Administration & Leadership (RMCP 301)

Date/Time: Monday, Apr 16, 2018 - Friday, Apr 20, 2018 | 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Location: The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, Lansing Michigan

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Examples of Topics Covered

  • Principles of Marketing/Leadership
  • Introduction to Railway Management
  • Leasing/Finance
  • Railways and Supply Chain Management and Design
  • Labor-Management
  • Economics of the Rail Industry

 Program Details

  • To utilize the best in adult learning practices, class size will be limited to twenty-five students. Places are still available.
  • Discounts are also available for multiple participants from the same company.
  • All prices include instructional materials, faculty and staff support, sleeping rooms, and daily breakfast and lunch. Transportation to and from the program, and dinner most nights are not included.

 Pricing

$5000.00

Four modules (RMCP 301, 302, 303, 304)  are offered to complete the Michigan State University Railway Management Certificate Program.

These modules can be taken in any order.

 Contact

Sue Lonier at Loniers@msu.edu, or by phone (517) 353-5667

Nick Little at Littlen@msu.edu, or by phone (517) 353-5663

Apr
16

Railway Management Certificate Program (Four weeks - Entire Certificate Program)

Date/Time: Monday, Apr 16, 2018 - Friday, Nov 16, 2018 | 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Program Content

MSU’s Railway Management Certificate Program was established in 2007 and is the only North American program that covers the breadth and depth of the very complex railway industry from both a conceptual and practical viewpoint.

The program is aimed at individuals in the industry with the potential to become senior managers and leaders in their organizations.  We draw participants from railroad operating companies (both freight and passenger), suppliers to the industry, shippers/customers, transit authorities, regulatory and representative bodies, to name a few.

Critical and topical subjects are covered in a classroom setting with interactive discussions and field trips to aid learning. These include railroad facilities, customers, suppliers, associations, and agencies. Group project work applies learning and develops teamwork skills.

The new modular structure comprises four week-long modules, each of which covers a specific area of the railway system and its management.  A certificate in railway management will be awarded for successful completion of all four modules.

Participants are expected to have 3+ years’ experience in the industry, though senior level new entrants can be accommodated.  There is no academic pre-requisite. This will be the program’s 13th session.

The program was developed by MSU Railway Management Program staff, evaluated and improved with Class I and Class II railroad education and training directors, as well as AAR, ASL&RRA, and FRA decision makers, and other railroad industry leaders. Subject matter experts for the program include distinguished railroad and transportation industry leaders and experienced MSU faculty.

Each module starts Monday at 7:30 am and runs through Friday noon. Accommodations are provided Sunday through Thursday nights. The following will be the structure and schedule for the 2018 Certificate Program.

**New Format -We are offering an opportunity to spread the four modules over more than one calendar year to assist with participants’ job requirements, scheduling and employers’ budgeting needs.  Additional flexibility is available – a single module may be completed individually as continuing professional development.  Please contact us for details of how this could work for you.

Dates

 

Module 1: Railway Business Administration (RMCP 301)

April 16-20, 2018 – East Lansing, Michigan (MSU Campus)

 

Module 2: Railway Engineering and Technology (RMCP 302)

June 4-8, 2018 – Pueblo, Colorado (Home of TTCI)

 

Module 3: Railway Operations (RMCP 303)

September 24-28, 2018 – Chicago, Illinois (railway “heart” of the USA)

 

Module 4: Railway Regulation, Safety & the Rail Industry (RMCP 304)

November 12-16, 2018 – Washington, DC Area

 

Program Details

  • To utilize the best in adult learning practices, class size will be limited to twenty-five students. Places are still available.
  • The price per participant for the 2018 certificate program (four modules) will be $17,500 with a $500 reduction for registration and program fees received by March 16, 2018.
  • Discounts are also available for multiple participants from the same company.
  • Single one week modules are offered. Can be taken individually, in any order.
  • All prices include instructional materials, faculty and staff support, sleeping rooms, and daily breakfast and lunch. Transportation to and from the program, and dinner most nights are not included.

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 Contact

Sue Lonier at Loniers@msu.edu, or by phone (517) 353-5667

Nick Little at Littlen@msu.edu, or by phone (517) 353-5663

 

 

Jun
04

Railway Engineering and Technology (RMCP 302)

Date/Time: Monday, Jun 4, 2018 - Friday, Jun 8, 2018 | 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Courtyard by Marriott Pueblo, Pueblo CO

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Examples of Topics Covered

  • Railway Engineering & Technology/Research and Development
  • Track and Structures
  • Motive Power and Rolling Stock Engineering and Design
  • Inspection Technologies & Condition Monitoring
  • Basic Aspect Signaling and Interlocking
  • Concepts in Railway Control
  • Positive Train Control
  • Intermodal Transportation
  • Railway Telecommunications
  • Vehicle Dynamics

 Program Details

  • To utilize the best in adult learning practices, class size will be limited to twenty-five students. Places are still available.
  • Discounts are also available for multiple participants from the same company.
  • Working with TTCI including site visits to their facilities.
  • All prices include instructional materials, faculty and staff support, sleeping rooms, and daily breakfast and lunch. Transportation to and from the program, and dinner most nights are not included.

 Pricing

$5000.00

Four modules (RMCP 301, 302, 303, 304)  are offered to complete the Michigan State University Railway Management Certificate Program.

These modules can be taken in any order.

 Contact

Sue Lonier at Loniers@msu.edu, or by phone (517) 353-5667

Nick Little at Littlen@msu.edu, or by phone (517) 353-5663

Sep
24

Railway Operations (RMCP 303)

Date/Time: Monday, Sep 24, 2018 - Friday, Sep 28, 2018 | 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Union League Club of Chicago, Chicago IL

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Example of Topics Covered

  • Rail Networks and Operations
  • Rolling Stock & Motive Power Maintenance
  • Locomotive & Car Leasing
  • Car Pooling & Fleet Management
  • Operational Models
  • Operation of an Urban Railway System
  • Creating a Resilient Railway

 Program Details

  • To utilize the best in adult learning practices, class size will be limited to twenty-five students. Places are still available.
  • Discounts are also available for multiple participants from the same company.
  • All prices include instructional materials, faculty and staff support, sleeping rooms, and daily breakfast and lunch. Transportation to and from the program, and dinner most nights are not included.

 Pricing

$5000.00

Four modules (RMCP 301, 302, 303, 304)  are offered to complete the Michigan State University Railway Management Certificate Program.

These modules can be taken in any order.

 Contact

Sue Lonier at Loniers@msu.edu, or by phone (517) 353-5667

Nick Little at Littlen@msu.edu, or by phone (517) 353-5663

Nov
12

Railway Regulation, Safety & The Industry (RMCP 304)

Date/Time: Monday, Nov 12, 2018 - Friday, Nov 16, 2018 | 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Courtyard Marriott Baltimore BWI Airport, Linthicum MD

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Examples of Topics Covered

  • Fundamentals of Transport: Railway System & Organization
  • Rail Regulation/Deregulation
  • Government Bodies and Associations (FRA/FTA/NTSB/RSI/AAR/ASLRRA)
  • Passenger Rail & Transit Industry Structure
  • Safety and Security

Program Details

  • To utilize the best in adult learning practices, class size will be limited to twenty-five students. Places are still available.
  • Discounts are also available for multiple participants from the same company.
  • All prices include instructional materials, faculty and staff support, sleeping rooms, and daily breakfast and lunch. Transportation to and from the program, and dinner most nights are not included.

 Pricing

$5000.00

Four modules (RMCP 301, 302, 303, 304)  are offered at a discounted rate to complete the Michigan State University Railway Management Certificate Program.

These modules can be taken in any order.

 Contact

Sue Lonier at Loniers@msu.edu, or by phone (517) 353-5667

Nick Little at Littlen@msu.edu, or by phone (517) 353-5663


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