CalACT | California Association for Coordinated Transportation

Representing Small, Rural, & Specialized Transportation Providers Statewide

Transit and Paratransit Management Certificate Program

Spring 2014 Northern & Southern California

Locations for the classes are:
BART - Oakland, CA  ( Friday's) February 21 - June 13th 2014
OCTA - Anaheim CA  ( Friday's) February 14 - June 6th 2014
Visit the UOP Certificate Program website to download class and registration information. Scholarships are available from Caltrans to attend the program.
Download the Program Brochure .(pdf)
A results-oriented program to help advance you to the next level of success in today's transit environment

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Budgeting & Financial Management

Enhancing Leadership Effectiveness

Risk Management and Safety

Legal Issues in Employee Relations

Designing Innovative Organizations

Marketing and Customer Service

Managing the Operations Staff Effectively

Effective Communication Skills

Who Should Attend
  • Any transit and paratransit employees who wish to become supervisors or managers
  • Current managers, department heads and new hires who have little or no formal management training or experience in public transit and paratransit
  • Existing managers who would like to enrich their management skills

Program Benefits

The nine courses in this program provide key management and industry essentials for transportation professionals. You will gain a thorough understanding of what it takes to be a successful transportation manager. You will learn basic principles of management, marketing, risk management, human resources, operations, budgeting and leadership. You will see how transit systems can be designed, operated and monitored to enhance performance. You will enhance your skills, abilities and knowledge as a manager in the transit industry which will allow you to have a greater impact on the financial well-being of your organization.

As a participant, you must attend eight of the nine courses to receive a Transit and Paratransit Management Certificate from the University of the Pacific Westgate Center for Management Development. Completion of all nine courses earns you six Continuing Education Units (CEUs). The quality of the instructors is uniformly excellent. Class size is limited, so participants have a chance to interact with each other and with the course leaders.

Register online: 
Scholarship information can be obtained by contacting:

Amber Dominquez
University of the Pacific, Eberhardt School of Business
Institute for Family Business
Westgate Center for Management Development
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211
Tel:  209-946-2956 or 888-439-2867
Fax:  209-946-2586
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