is never complete in this world of rapid technological change. UW-Madison
trains not only students, but also current professionals in the industry
to be successful in their work. The transportation courses and centers
offer various opportunities to develop communication, technical, and other
skills pertinent to the work force.
Transportation Information Center
The Transportation Information Center offers training, publishes a newsletter
and technical bulletins, supports a Wisconsin Pavement Management system
for local roads, and gives advice. It collects video tapes and printed
materials which it loans or sends to local officials. Every year Wisconsin
municipalities spend one billion dollars to repair and replace roads and
bridges. There are nearly 100,000 miles of local roads in Wisconsin. The
Wisconsin Transportation Information Center was created in 1983 to help
local highway officials manage their road systems and this huge road budget.
The University of Wisconsin-Madisons Department of Engineering Professional
Development in the College of Engineering is dedicated to providing the
skills and knowledge you need to master new approaches, solve on-the-job
problems, and advance your career. The department offers over 400 courses
annually in engineering, architecture, management and other technical
areas. The practical, applied focus courses are offered on the UW-Madison
campus and other locations around the nation in condensed 1-5 day format.
Short Courses in Transportation
Direct link to a subset of short courses in EPD that focus on transportation.
Topics may include rail infrastructure, traffic signals and systems, roundabouts,
pavements, or parking lots.
UW-Madison has the experience of nearly 60 years in executive education.
Our programs are associated with one of the nations first Schools
of Business, established 101 years ago. Our faculty are known for their
real-world experience and strategic insight in tracking trends and issues
in the business world. UW-Madisons Executive Education courses cover
proven management principles and cutting-edge practices. Dynamic interaction
among faculty and participants ensures idea sharing in a stimulating and
Education Program in Transportation Management
Direct link to a subset of courses in Executive Education that make up
the Transportation Management program. Courses led by Dr. Ed Marien discuss
international trade, contracting, and assessment and management of transportation
services among other topics.
Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups
The Summer Transportation Internship Program for Diverse Groups (STIPDG)
is an important part of the Department of Transportation's intermodal
effort to promote the entry of women, persons with disabilities, and members
of diverse groups into transportation careers where these groups are underrepresented.
The internship program offers interns an exciting l0-week agenda of transportation
research, work experience, and on-site visits to introduce them to the
many aspects of the complex field of transportation.
Center for International Business Education
and Research (CIBER)
An important goal of the UW-Madison CIBER is to promote and enhance the
international competitiveness of American business. Through strategic
alliances with the Fluno Center for Executive Education of the School
of Business and the UW-Madison Division of Continuing Studies, we offer
a variety of workshops and classes for the business community.