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2018 Commuter Choice Certificate Program Overview

The Commuter Choice Certificate (CCC) program provides the most comprehensive training program for transportation professionals involved in managing demand for our transportation systems.

The non-credit certificate is awarded to participants who complete the required and elective courses to receive total of 80 credits over a two-year period.  Each attendee is expected to participate in class discussions and complete short homework assignments.

Participation does not require a college degree. Non-certificate participants are also welcome and may enroll in individual courses of interest.  This non-credit certificate program is designed to help you develop in-depth knowledge and skills in a professional field in relatively short time.

You will:

  • Earn a certificate indicating completion of a comprehensive course of study that may be used a professional credential.
  • Learn from experienced instructors who bring extensive professional expertise and practical job knowledge to the classroom.
  • Acquire skills and knowledge in a flexible schedule and format designed for adult learners.
  • Explore important issues and network with other professionals.
  • Learn interactively and discover opportunities in the profession.

 

Who Should Enroll?

  • Commuter Assistance Program staff
  • Transportation Management Association staff
  • TMA board members, and consultants.
  • Transportation officials from transit agencies, FDOT, MPOs and other transportation organizations.
  • Other practitioners in related fields such as human resources, planning, architecture, engineering, law, accounting, etc.

 

Course Guide provides a brief description and learning objectives for these and other courses in the certificate program.  Note the course descriptions include courses not currently on the 2018 schedule.  Not every course is taught every year.

 

Most training courses are conducted online using Adobe Connect.  Class is in session every Wednesday from 12:00 to 1:00 PM (Eastern). Topics typically vary each week.  The sessions are recorded and available for playback for the calendar year.

 

Learn, achieve, and connect with others from the comfort of your home or office.

 

The certificate program is offered by the Center for Urban Transportation Research (CUTR) and is sponsored by the Florida Department of Transportation.

 

Registration:

Register online for one or more of the Commuter Choice courses.

 

Cost:

  • Florida full-time residents: Free
  • Non-Florida residents: $50 per course or prepay $250 for all Commuter Choice Certificate online courses in 2018.  Make a payment.
  • **NEW for 2018**  All 2018 Best Workplaces for Commuters members may receive one free registration for the Commuter Choice Certificate program for their BWC primary contact.

 

2018 Commuter Choice Schedule (subject to change)
Date Session Course Title Instructor(s) Online or Workshop Credits Required or Elective
2/14/2018 1 Assessing Market Situtation: Trends and Conditions Affecting Transportation Polzin Online 4 R
2/21/2018 2 Assessing Market Situation: Trends and Conditions Affecting Transportation Polzin Online
2/28/2018 1 Design Pricing Strategy: Commuter Tax Benefits Winters Online 2 R
3/7/2018 2 Design Pricing Strategy: Commuter Tax Benefits Winters Online
3/14/2018 3 Assessing Market Situation: Trends and Conditions Affecting Transportation Polzin Online
3/21/2018 1 Design Market Strategy: Introduction to Social Marketing and Transportation Winters Online 2 E
3/28/2018 2 Design Market Strategy: Introduction to Social Marketing and Transportation Winters Online
4/4/2018 1 Assessing Market Situation: Theories of Change Lester Online 4 E
4/11/2018 2 Assessing Market Situation: Theories of Change Lester Online
4/18/2018 3 Assessing Market Situation: Theories of Change Lester Online
4/25/2018 1 Determining Program Strategy: Situational Analysis for Establishing Goals and Objectives Winters Online 4 R
5/3/2018 2 Determining Program Strategy: Situational Analysis for Establishing Goals and Objectives Winters Online
5/7/2018 1 Florida Commuter Transportation Summit Training (additional registration) Various Workshop 4 E
5/8 - 5/9/2018 1 Florida Commuter Transportation Summit (additional registration) Various Workshop 8 E
5/16/2018 3 Determining Program Strategy: Situational Analysis for Establishing Goals and Objectives Winters Online
5/23/2018 1 Understanding Your Market via Formative Research, including Journey Mapping Lester Online 2 E
5/30/2018 Memorial Day - NO COURSE
6/6/2018 2 Understanding Your Market via Formative Research, including Journey Mapping Lester Online
6/13/2018 1 Design Product Strategy: Introduction to Parking Management Winters Online 2 R
6/20/2018 2 Design Product Strategy: Introduction to Parking Management Winters Online
6/27/2018 1 Design Distribution Strategy: Best Workplaces for Commuters Case Studies Bond Online 2 E
6/29/2018 1 USF Social Marketing Conference in Clearwater (separate fee) - June 29-30 Various Workshop 8 E
7/4/2018 JULY 4th - NO COURSE
7/11/2018 2 Design Distribution Strategy: Best Workplaces for Commuters Case Studies Bond Online
7/18/2018 1 Design Pricing Strategy: Quantifying the Business Benefits of TDM Winters Online 2 E
7/25/2018 2 Design Pricing Strategy: Quantifying the Business Benefits of TDM Winters Online
7/29/2018 ACT Annual Conference - NO COURSE - 7/29 through 8/1/18
8/8/2018 1 Design Product Strategy: Carpool and Vanpool Options Winters Online 2 R
8/15/2018 2 Design Product Strategy: Carpool and Vanpool Options Winters Online
8/22/2018 1 Design Product Strategy: Strategy: Changing Travel Behavior by Time and Place Hendricks Online 2 R
8/29/2018 2 Design Product Strategy: Strategy: Changing Travel Behavior by Time and Place Hendricks Online
9/5/2018 1 Assessing Market Situation: Estimating TDM Societal Costs and Benefits Using TRIMMS* - FREE Winters Online 2 R
9/12/2018 2 Assessing Market Situation: Estimating TDM Societal Costs and Benefits Using TRIMMS* - FREE Winters Online
9/19/2018 1 Design Market Strategy: Developing a Successful Pedestrian Campaign in Your Community Bond Online 2 R
9/26/2018 2 Design Market Strategy: Developing a Successful Pedestrian Campaign in Your Community Bond Online
10/3/2018 1 Design Market Strategy: Commuter Choice Support Strategies Winters Online 2 R
10/10/2018 2 Design Market Strategy: Commuter Choice Support Strategies Winters Online
10/17/2018 1 Design Product Strategy: Shared Mobility, including TNCs, bikesharing, carsharing Various Online 4 E
10/24/2018 2 Design Product Strategy: Shared Mobility, including TNCs, bikesharing, carsharing Various Online
10/31/2018 3 Design Product Strategy: Shared Mobility, including TNCs, bikesharing, carsharing Various Online
SUBTOTAL: 58