Transport Management in the UK: Road, Rail, Waterways, Ports and Airports
This free online course introduces the road, rail, waterways, ports and airports in transport management in the UK
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This course will explore the different aspects of transport management, their similarities and differences, the unique challenges presented by each one and what transport managers need to know about each. We will also describe the UK’s transport infrastructure and its use by both passengers and freight. Furthermore, we will outline how the organisation of each of these transport modes is complicated, involving numerous stakeholders and each presents challenges as the UK moves forward.
Next, we will explain the road and rail infrastructures, the different bodies responsible for their operation and how these issues are currently being solved. We will also examine the inland waterways, ports and airports, the different bodies responsible for their operation and how the issues currently faced are being dealt with by those who utilise them.
This free online course allows you to learn and study at your own pace, anywhere and at any time. Transport management is a fast-paced and constantly evolving industry. This course introduces you to transport management and offers insider knowledge of the industry and key terms used therein. So why wait? Start learning now and take one step closer to gaining a successful career in transport management.Start Course Now
An Introduction to Successful Transport Management
An Introduction to Successful Transport Management - Learning Outcomes
What is Transport Management?
The Roles of the Transport Manager
Challenges in the Transport Sector
An Introduction to Successful Transport Management - Lesson Summary
The UK’s Travel Infrastructure of Roads and Rails
UK Transport Infrastructure and Challenges
Rail Infrastructure and Organisational Bodies
The Long Term Planning Process
The UK's Travel Infrastructure of Road and Rail - Lesson Summary
The UK’s Travel Infrastructure – Waterways, Ports and Airports
The UK’s Travel Infrastructure – Learning Outcomes
The UK’s Travel Infrastructure – Lesson Summary
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Discuss the definition, purpose and key principles of transport management
- Describe the different sectors that require transport management
- List the important personal attributes, skills and knowledge needed to be a transport manager
- Explain how to forge a successful career in transport management
- Discuss the road infrastructure in the UK, the types of roads and their usage
- Identify the rail infrastructure and the bodies involved in its operation and management
- Explain the challenges currently faced by the rail industry and planned projects
- Outline the inland waterways infrastructure in the UK, its usage and the organisations that manage them
- Analyse the airport infrastructure in the UK, their usage and the organisations that manage them
- Define the challenges presented by the current infrastructures and strategies to combat them
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