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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

Supply Chain Management
Free Course
This free online course outlines considerations of the management of road, rail, waterways, ports and airports in the UK. It looks at the definition, purpose and key principles of transport management and lists the personal attributes, skills and knowledge needed to be a transport manager. It also analyses the airport infrastructure in the UK, their usage and the organisations that manage them. These are great skills, so get started, today.
  • Duration

    1.5-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    CourseFlix

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

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.

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Learning Outcomes

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

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certificates for completed Certificate courses:

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