Transit Mid-Manager Program

Transit Mid-Manager Program

This 4.5 day course is intended for second-level managers at transit properties, FTA, and vendors to transit operators. It provides an introduction to leadership and management skills.

WHO SHOULD APPLY

The program is tailored specifically for mid-level managers in public transportation agencies and companies that serve the transit industry, including public and private transportation agencies, private sector partners, union leadership, APTA, and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA).

HOW TO APPLY  

CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT APPLICATION

All required application materials for each applicant must be posted to the Transit Mid-Manager Program online application form by the end of the day, Friday, March 20th,2020, for applicants to be eligible to  participate in the 2020 Transit Mid-Manager Program. The application form will not be open after this deadline.

Individuals interested in applying for the program must provide the following information:

  1. Online Application
  2. Statement of Interest
  3. Updated Resume
  4. Nomination Letter

A sample application and detailed instructions for the TMM application can be found here!

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

CLICK HERE FOR THE SAMPLE APPLICATION

If you have questions or issues with the online forms, contact Erin Shumate at eshumate@enotrans.org or call 202-879-4703.

Can’t attend this year? Sign up for the course interest list to be informed of future classes.

2020 PROGRAM SCHEDULE

The course will be offered three times in 2020. The course structure and content will be the same in all locations. Applications will open in late fall.

Option 1:  Option 2:  Option 3: 
July 20 – 24, 2020: Baltimore, MD August 24 – 28, 2020: Arlington Heights, IL October 5-9, 2020: Portland, OR
Host: Maryland Transit Administration Host: Pace Bus Host: TriMet 
Hotel: TBA Hotel: TBA Hotel: TBA
Rate: TBA Rate: TBA Rate: TBA

The course will provide mid-managers with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to lead the transit industry into the future. It will include the following topics during the weeklong seminar.

  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Change management
  • Critical Role of Mid Managers
  • Crossing the Generational Divide

The course includes classroom instruction, group workshops, a leadership panel with industry experts, and follow up webinars.

In addition, it includes two individualized confidential coaching sessions that provide each participant with detailed feedback and growth opportunities.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Develop tools to act as a bridge between senior leadership and public facing employees. 
  • Improve strategic thinking skills. 
  • Gain a broader knowledge of industry trends. 
  • Understand the critical role of mid-level managers. 
  • Learn the balance between leading people and managing activities. 
  • Create alignment up, down, and across the organization. 
  • Hone team and trust building skills. 
  • Strengthen coaching and feedback skills. 
  • Learn to lead and manage employees in different generations. 
  • Develop a network across agencies and organizations. 

CLICK HERE FOR A SAMPLE AGENDA

INSTRUCTORS

Instruction team includes Kevin Catlin, Eno Senior Advisor and Managing Partner of Insight Strategies, Carita Ducre, Eno Instructor and Senior Consultant at Insight Strategies and  Erin Shumate, Eno Instructor and Deputy Director, Professional Development Programs, Eno Center for Transportation.

TUITION

The fee for the Monday through Friday program is $4,000. This includes all course materials, most meals, pre-course leadership review and coaching session, and post-course progress review.  Tuition also grants lifetime Eno Alumni Association membership and includes a 6-month complimentary membership to  the new web-based Eno Transportation Weekly, the premier transportation publication covering real-time legislative and regulatory industry news,  upon completion of the program.

PAYMENT

Once accepted to the program tuition can be paid online via the class registration page or through an invoice. If paper invoice is selected, they will be emailed to the participant after registration is complete. 

Payment is due 30 days prior to the first day of the scheduled program. Your seat is not guaranteed until you have registered and paid.

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LOGISTICS

Participants will be sent specific hotel and travel information once they are accepted to the course.

CONTINUING CREDITS

Eno is a Project Management Institute (PMI® )Registered Education Provider. Transit Mid-Manager Program participants are eligible for credit once they have completed their program. Information on how to claim the credit will be sent out after the program’s completion.

QUESTIONS

For details about the program please contact Erin Shumate, Deputy Director, Professional Development Programs at eshumate@enotrans.org. If you would like to be added to the course interest list, please click HERE.

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