Transport Planning and Management Course

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This IRES training program provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of transport planning and management principles, strategies, and best practices. Participants will explore various aspects of transportation, including urban planning, infrastructure development, logistics management, and sustainable transportation solutions. Through a combination of lectures, case studies, group discussions, and practical exercises, participants will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively plan, manage, and optimize transportation systems.


5 days

Who Should Attend:

Transport planners, logistics managers, transportation engineers, urban planners, government officials involved in transportation planning.

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Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the fundamental principles and concepts of transport planning and management.
  2. Analyze transportation demand and forecast future transportation needs using appropriate methodologies and tools.
  3. Evaluate and design transportation infrastructure to meet current and future demand while considering sustainability and environmental impact.
  4. Apply logistics management principles to optimize freight transportation and distribution networks.
  5. Develop sustainable transportation solutions that promote efficiency, accessibility, and environmental sustainability.
  6. Implement effective transport policies, regulations, and management strategies to improve transportation systems' performance and reliability.
  7. Utilize emerging technologies and trends in transport planning and management to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.

Course Outline

Module 1: Fundamentals of Transport Planning

  • Introduction to transport planning
  • Importance of transportation in urban and regional development
  • Overview of transportation modes (road, rail, air, water)
  • Key stakeholders in transport planning and their roles
  • Principles of demand forecasting in transportation
  • Data collection methods and tools for transport planning
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in transport planning
  • Case studies and group discussions on transport planning challenges

Module 2: Transport Infrastructure Development

  • Planning and design of transportation infrastructure (roads, highways, railways, airports, ports)
  • Principles of traffic engineering and flow optimization
  • Sustainable transportation infrastructure solutions
  • Environmental impact assessment in transport infrastructure projects
  • Funding and financing mechanisms for infrastructure development
  • Case studies on successful transport infrastructure projects

Module 3: Logistics Management and Freight Transportation

  • Introduction to logistics management and supply chain concepts
  • Freight transportation modes and their characteristics
  • Freight demand analysis and forecasting techniques
  • Warehouse management and distribution strategies
  • Last-mile delivery challenges and solutions
  • Sustainable freight transportation practices
  • Group exercises on optimizing freight transportation networks

Module 4: Sustainable Transportation Solutions

  • Principles of sustainable transportation planning
  • Sustainable urban mobility planning and design
  • Public transportation systems and multimodal integration
  • Active transportation modes (walking, cycling) and their role in urban mobility
  • Electric vehicles and alternative fuel technologies
  • Policy and regulatory frameworks for promoting sustainable transportation
  • Case studies on successful sustainable transportation initiatives

Module 5: Transport Policy and Management

  • Overview of transportation policy development and implementation
  • Public-private partnerships in transportation management
  • Performance measurement and evaluation in transport systems
  • Crisis management and emergency response in transportation
  • Emerging trends and technologies in transport planning and management
  • Group projects: Developing transport plans for real-world scenarios

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Course Administration Details:


The instructor-led training are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professionals and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Institute(IRES) certificate certified by the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA).


The training will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments and lunch.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation and airport pickup are arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:[email protected] or [email protected]

Mob: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067


This training can also be customized to suit the needs of your institution upon request. You can have it delivered in our IRES Training Centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817/+250789621067

Mob: +254 792516000+254 792516010 , +250 789621067 ,or mail [email protected] or [email protected]


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before start of the course.

Send proof of payment to [email protected] or [email protected]

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