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Project Management for Transit Professionals

The goal of this course is to help transit professionals appreciate the importance of analyzing, leading, and managing the complexities of transit projects by providing them with the tools to foster success.

When: Thursday, May 17, 2018
8:00 AM
Where: JAUNT, Thomas Jefferson Dist. Planning Commission Office
407 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, Virginia  22902
United States
Presenter: Robert Jaffe
Contact: Barbara Van Dyke

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National Transit Institute




By the end of this course participants will be able to:


  • • Describe the major components of a well-defined project
  • • Explain the functionality of each phase of the project lifecycle and associated deliverables
  • • Create a Project Management Plan (PMP), including a Statement of Work (SOW) and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)
  • • Identify methods to obtain reasonable project estimates to develop a realistic project schedule
  • • Use Earned Value to control and report a projects status and evaluate the impact of potential changes on the PMP
  • • Recognize the relationship between leadership and teamwork development, as well as the importance of communicating to all stakeholders


NOTE:This course will not provide information on the administration of ARRA grants. Information on ARRA grants is available from the FTA website at


This course is an introductory course. It is intended for transit professionals whose current and/or future responsibilities include planning, managing, and executing all phases of a projects lifecycle. Priority will be given to ARRA grantees, but seating is usually available for others.
Recommended for ARRA Grantees unfamiliar with managing high profile projects!


Upon completion of these training programs, each participant will: know how to build, manage, and execute a project, and understand the tools used for a successful project management system.


2 days



  • $0 for Transit Agencies, Federal Government, MPOs and State DOTs
  • $600.00 for Consultants, Contracters, Non-profits - USA Only
  • $600.00 forNon-USA Transportation or Government Agency 


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