Challenges and Opportunities

Professionals that succeed can analyse current and emerging challenges and identify and deliver solutions. This course will help you to:

  • learn the key concepts in developing practical solutions to complex transport challenges

  • review current practices and developments in transport, and see how to apply lessons learned to get results

  • be able to specifically describe the transport problem

  • consider the different perspectives of key stakeholders on any issue

  • analyse issues and approaches, and potential alternative solutions

  • know where to obtain more information.

Learn at your own pace and time

  • Blended Learning

    Online course materials with notes, readings, videos, exercises and quizzes.

  • Best Practice

    Educational design uses best practice adult learning: knowledge + understanding + application.

  • Professional Practice

    Develop your professional capability, increase productivity, satisfy professional development requirements and enhance career opportunities.

Course outline

  • 2

    Module 1. Strategy

    • Strategy. Overview

    • Strategy. READ: workbook

    • Strategy. READ: Bryson2004

    • Strategy. VIEW: video

    • Strategy. Slides for download

    • Strategy. QUIZ

    • Strategy. APPLY: exercises

    • Strategy. TOOLBOX

  • 3

    Module 2. Analysis

    • Analysis. Overview

    • Analysis. READ: workbook

    • Analysis. VIEW: video

    • Analysis. Slides for download

    • Analysis. QUIZ

    • Analysis. APPLY: exercises

    • Analysis. TOOLBOX

  • 4

    Module 3. Instruments

    • Instruments. Overview

    • Instruments. READ: workbook

    • Instruments. VIEW: video

    • Instruments. Slides for download

    • Instruments. VIEW: video

    • Instruments. QUIZ

    • Instruments. APPLY: exercises

    • Instruments. TOOLBOX

  • 5

    Module 4. Decisions

    • Decisions. Overview

    • Decisions. READ: workbook

    • Decisions. VIEW: video

    • Decisions. Slides for download

    • Decisions. QUIZ

    • Decisions. APPLY: exercises

    • Decisions. TOOLBOX

  • 6

    Module 5. Delivery

    • Delivery. Overview

    • Delivery. READ: workbook

    • Delivery. VIEW: video

    • Delivery. Slides for download

    • Delivery. QUIZ

    • Delivery. APPLY: exercises

    • Delivery. TOOLBOX




Phil Charles

Phil Charles, the founder of the Transport Futures Institute, is a practitioner and skilled educator and trainer with wide-ranging experience in government, consulting and academia. Phil has extensive experience in transport strategy development, road safety, traffic management, public transport, strategic analysis, institutional strengthening and professional capability development. Phil is an adviser to transport organisations, an Honorary Professor of Transport at the University of Queensland, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Queensland and has qualifications in civil engineering, transport, business and public administration and higher education.


frequently asked questions

  • When does the course start and finish?

    The course starts as soon as you enrol and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

  • How long do I have access to the course?

    After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course - across any and all devices you own.

  • What if I am unhappy with the course?

    We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days, provide evidence that you have made a reasonable attempt at the course and we will give you a full refund.

  • How much is the course?

    The course costs $AUD180 + GST a total of $198.

  • What do I get when I enrol?

    You have access to all the online materials which covers notes, links to readings, video presentations, exercises and quizzes and a handy toolbox for each Module.