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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 1.223J (Fall 2004) 
  • Course Title:
  • Transportation Policy, Strategy, and Management 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Joseph Coughlin 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 1.223J / ESD.203J Transportation Policy, Strategy, and Management



    Fall 2004




    Course Highlights


    This course features a complete set of readings, and a series of lecture notes from the weekly discussions.


    Course Description


    This class surveys the current concepts, theories, and issues in strategic management of transportation organizations. It provides transportation logistics and engineering systems students with an overview of the operating context, leadership challenges, strategies, and management tools that are used in today's public and private transportation organizations. The following concepts, tools, and issues are presented in both public and private sector cases: alternative models of decision-making, strategic planning (e.g., use of SWOT analysis and scenario development), stakeholder valuation and analysis, government-based regulation and cooperation within the transportation enterprise, disaster communications, systems safety, change management, and the impact of globalization.

    *Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

     

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