The Impact of Disruptive/Transformational Technologies in Transportation on the Workplace and Workforce

The Impact of Disruptive/Transformational Technologies in Transportation on the Workplace and Workforce - The pressures of technological advancement within the personal and freight mobility spaces present employers and workforce development practitioners with the challenge of adapting worker skillsets to have the competencies necessary to be effective in a dynamic workplace. To address this challenge, the Federal Highway Administration Center for Transportation Workforce Development funded an initiative to identify the education, curriculum, training, and experiential learning required for post-secondary institutions to effectively deliver skilled and technically competent transportation workers for the next 15 years. Known as the National Transportation Career Pathways Initiative, this effort brings together academic and industry leadership to identify future workforce needs and how education and training at the technical school, community college, and university levels can be best designed to address those for the long term.

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Advanced Technologies and the Impact on Transportation Industries: A Workforce Conversation - As technologies advance and are steadily incorporated into the operations of transportation industries, workforce needs evolve at increasingly progressive rates across all levels. Technological impacts are widespread and create internal and external demands on both public and private sector agencies, businesses, and institutions. This webinar’s objective is to identify the impact advanced technologies have on the transportation industry. Presenters will examine the overall industry story- how services, customer relations, and employee needs are influenced. They will speak to current trends, best practices, and skill gaps that must be filled with up-to-date trainings and planning of potentially new certifications.

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Institute of Transportation Engineers and the National Network for the Transportation Workforce Enter Partnership Agreement - The Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and the National Network for the Transportation Workforce (NNTW) are pleased to announce a collaborative working partnership to promote an increasingly skilled professional transportation and engineering workforce.

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MTWC Launches Diversity and Inclusion Initiative - This summer, the Midwest Transportation Workforce Center (MTWC) is hosting a series of conversations focused on diversity and inclusion practices. Most businesses understand that diversity creates value in the workplace, builds stronger, more innovative teams, and will be critical to addressing future workforce shortfalls. However, implementation often falls to the wayside as the day-to-day objectives of running a business take priority.

Continue Reading WEBINAR: The Brass Tacks of Knowledge Management for Transportation Organizations

WEBINAR: The Brass Tacks of Knowledge Management for Transportation Organizations - This two-part series highlighted specific knowledge management approaches and techniques with specific applications in transportation organizations. It is designed for staff within human resources, engineering, research, planning, or information technology functions who are interested in starting up a knowledge management initiative or pilot and want to gain an operational understanding of what would be involved. These sessions will provide stories and information from professionals who have implemented knowledge management in their organizations. Versions of these presentations were made at TRB in January 2017(Session 271)

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2017 CTE Educators Summit - The MHI CTE Educators Summit is a highly interactive event sponsored by MHI specifically for instructors, program directors, and associations in the area of material handling, logistics, and supply chain. Educators from across the country will be introduced to the latest instructional materials, teaching techniques, and partnership opportunities to advance their career and technical education programs. The targeted educators and administrators are from high schools, technical schools, community colleges, and other organizations with similar training programs.

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Webinar - 'Leveraging Technologies to Enhance Training' - The National Network for the Transportation Workforce (NNTW), in partnership with the TRB Standing Committee for Education and Training, hosted a webinar, “Leveraging Technologies to Enhance Training,” on April 25, 2017.

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