METRA Management Training

UIC Project Information

NuRail Project IDNURail2012-UIC-E01
Project TitleMETRA Management Training
UniversityUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Principal InvestigatorSchlickman
PI Contact InformationPhone: (312) 355-3656 Email:
Funding Source(s) and Amounts Provided (by each agency or organization)$99,164 METRA funds only
Total Project Cost$99,164
Agency ID or Contract NumberDTRT12-G-UTC18 (Grant 1)
Start Date2012-09-01
End Date2013-06-30
Brief Description of Research ProjectThe UIC Urban Transportation Center (UTC), in collaboration with the Great Cities Institute Professional Education Program, will provide curriculum design and instructional services in support of Metra's operations management development program, Management Pro4. The scope of work includes instructional design, training and facilitation services, including but not limited to the following: develop instructional content in consultation with the Metra Workforce Education staff; develop a pilot training program; conduct the pilot program; conduct an evaluation of the training program's effectiveness; revise the curriculum for future delivery as appropriate.
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Final ReportNURail2012-UIC-E01_Final_Report_Metra_Training.pdf