What you’ll learn
Understanding Rail Module
Provides a comprehensive introduction to the rail industry. Participants will learn about the rail industry’s contribution to the economy and community, different types of rail infrastructure and rollingstock, rail specific asset management practices, how to safely operate a rail network, understand how the range of businesses that make up the rail supply chain work together.
- Rail industry overview
- Rail track infrastructure and rollingstock
- Rail operations and safety
- Passenger and freight rail
- Contractors and supply chain
Personal Capability Module
This module lays the foundations for professional and personal growth.
Graduates will develop self-management skills including emotional intelligence, resilience, and time management. They will also improve critical interpersonal skills including communication, giving and receiving feedback, teamwork, and networking techniques.
And they will learn how to take responsibility for their career by pursuing further professional development and credentials such as Chartered status.
- Actioning feedback
- Emotional intelligence
Professional Skills Module
This module builds leadership and professional capabilities to drive performance and thrive in a rapidly changing environment.
Graduates will learn influencing and negotiation strategies to work effectively with stakeholders, as well as the skills to support and move through change.
They will also learn how to lead high-performing teams and foster diversity and inclusion in multidisciplinary and virtual team environments.
- Conflict management
- Diversity and inclusion
- Influence and negotiation
- Supporting change
Applied Project Management Module
This module focuses on the skills and methods to deliver projects using the latest edition of the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide), PMBOK7.
Graduates also learn the principles to solve problems, particularly how to apply them to ethical and sustainability issues on engineering projects.
- Project lifecycle
- Risk management
- Stakeholder management