Executive Education Series

The Northwestern University Transportation Center offers a regular series of non-degree executive courses for professionals in the transportation and logistics industries. Our Executive Education Series provides exposure to a full range of management techniques and decision-making skills in order to provide participants with the skills needed to excel in the competitive global business environment. Each program offers a rigorous and comprehensive educational experience taught by leading authorities in the field.

The courses are aimed at decision-makers and investors in transportation and logistics including shippers that have to purchase freight transportation domestically or internationally and those in the logistics, traffic, sourcing and finance functions. In addition, carrier staff and line executives who have the operating, marketing, financial responsibility in freight can benefit. This includes professionals from the marketing, sales, planning, and services functions in transportation. This courses also have value for investors, equipment and service providers to the transportation and logistics sectors.

Program content is thoroughly integrated by the course faculty, allowing participants to emerge with a comprehensive understanding and perspective of both domestic and international transportation sectors. Both Northwestern faculty and outside lecturers lead the programs.