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RAIL 0121 - Introduction to Canadian Railway Culture, Safety, Organization and Business

Railway Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course will familiarize learners with railways organization as well as the technology, culture and political reality of this industry, and will introduce the foundation for safety in the railway industry. This course will also explain how organizational skills influence railways organization and how Canadian railways position themselves in a competitive transportation sector and how employees contribute to the success of the railways’ business operations.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Introduce railways organization, unions, regulatory bodies, and the technology, culture and political reality of this industry
  • Introduce the foundation for safety in the railway industry
  • Introduce railways priorities and the management key priorities, explain the role of leadership and interpersonal skills and managing conflict in railway operations
  • Introduce the railways as business enterprises, interpret their financial analysis, customer service contribution and their major business and environmental changes

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2015

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