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2017 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 CCC program covers  several cluster areas: Determining Program Strategy, Assessing Market Situation,  Designing Product Strategy, Designing Market Strategy, Designing Pricing Strategy, Designing Distribution Strategy, and Special Topics/Skills.  Each cluster consists of individual topic modules taught by a topic expert.

 

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.

 

2017 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 2016 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 2017.  Make a payment.

 

2017 Commuter Choice Schedule (subject to change)
DateSessionCourse TitleInstructor(s)Online or WorkshopCreditsRequired or Elective
2/9/20171Future of TDM webinarWintersOnline2E
3/15/20171Assessing Market Situation: Trends and Conditions Affecting TransportationPolzinOnline4R
3/22/20172Assessing Market Situation: Trends and Conditions Affecting TransportationPolzinOnline
3/29/20173Assessing Market Situation: Trends and Conditions Affecting TransportationPolzinOnline
4/5/20171Design Pricing Strategy: Commuter Tax Benefits WintersOnline2R
4/12/20172Design Pricing Strategy: Commuter Tax Benefits WintersOnline
4/19/20171Design Product Strategy: Transit Service OptionsPolzinOnline2R
4/25/2017 (TUES)2Design Product Strategy: Transit Service OptionsPolzinOnline
5/3/20171Florida Commuter Transportation Summit Training - Assessing Walkability for WorkplacesBondWorkshop4E
5/4/20172Florida Commuter Transportation SummitVarious8E
5/10/20171Determining Program Strategy: Situational Analysis for Establishing Goals and ObjectivesWintersOnline4R
5/18/2017 (THURS)2Determining Program Strategy: Situational Analysis for Establishing Goals and ObjectivesWintersOnline
5/24/20173Determining Program Strategy: Situational Analysis for Establishing Goals and ObjectivesWintersOnline
5/31/20171Design Market Strategy: Introduction to Social Marketing and TransportationLesterOnline2E
6/7/20172Design Market Strategy: Introduction to Social Marketing and TransportationLesterOnline
6/14/20171Design Product Strategy: Access ManagementWilliamsOnline2R
6/21/20172Design Product Strategy: Access ManagementWilliamsOnline
6/28/20171Determining Program Strategy: Measuring Performance and Sharing ResultsWintersOnline4R
7/5/2017Break (July 4th)
7/12/20172Determining Program Strategy: Measuring Performance and Sharing ResultsWintersOnline
7/19/20173Determining Program Strategy: Measuring Performance and Sharing ResultsWintersOnline
7/26/20171Assessing Market Situation: OntheMapWintersOnline2E
8/2/2017No Class - Association for Commuter Transportation conference
8/9/20172Assessing Market Situation: OntheMapWintersOnline
8/16/20171Design Distribution Strategy: Best Workplaces for CommutersBondOnline2E
8/23/20172Design Distribution Strategy: Best Workplaces for CommutersBondOnline
8/30/20171Design Product Strategy: TDM in Land Development and Design, including Complete StreetsHendricksOnline2R
9/6/20172Design Product Strategy: TDM in Land Development and Design, including Complete StreetsHendricksOnline
9/13/20171Assessing Market Situation: Estimating TDM Societal Costs and Benefits Using TRIMMSWinters/ConcasOnline2R
9/20/20172Assessing Market Situation: Estimating TDM Societal Costs and Benefits Using TRIMMSWinters/ConcasOnline
9/27/20171Design Product Strategy: Strategy: Changing Travel Behavior by Time and PlaceHendricksOnline2R
10/4/20172Design Product Strategy: Strategy: Changing Travel Behavior by Time and PlaceHendricksOnline
10/11/20171Assessing Market Situation: Theories of ChangeLesterOnline2E
10/18/20172Assessing Market Situation: Theories of ChangeLesterOnline
10/25/20171Design Pricing Strategy: Financial Incentives and DisincentivesLeeOnline2E
11/1/20172Design Pricing Strategy: Financial Incentives and DisincentivesLeeOnline
11/8/20171Assessing Promotion Strategy: PretestingLesterOnline2E
11/15/20172Assessing Promotion Strategy: PretestingLesterOnline
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