Herff College of Engineering Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute (IFTI)
IFTI
Application Information

Applications for the Academy are being accepted NOW for the spring 2014 program. Click here to complete and submit your application.

This program fills an important industry need… a concise, affordable professional primer that teaches leadership skills, offers hands-on experience and allows participants to gain a total understanding of the transportation industry. The Freight Transportation Leadership Academy is succinct, impactful and affordable. Please consider which of your employees would benefit from this experience and ask them to register today.

Class Logistics

The class meets four times throughout the fall on one weekend of each month. Each session runs from Thursday at 1 pm – Saturday at noon. Each class focuses on one mode of transportation: Rail, River, Runway, and Road.

Specific class dates include:

  • Rail Focus: Thursday, February 13 - Saturday, February 15
  • Road Focus: Thursday, March 13 -  Saturday, March 15
  • River Focus: Thursday, April 10 - Saturday, April 12
  • Runway Focus: Thursday, May 8 - Saturday, May 10

The class will meet in Memphis, TN at the Herff College of Engineering Executive Training Center on the University of Memphis campus.

Class size is limited to no more than 25.

Cost to Attend The Academy

The registration fee to attend the semester long program is $5,000.00. This fee covers all class materials, the use of an iPad, most meals and individual professional coaching time. Participants are responsible for their own travel and lodging. We've designated hotel room blocks for each weekend. Refer to the "lodging suggestions" page to make reservations.

Cost to Attend the Program

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  Class enjoying Hunter Harrison's presentation

Academy Class Enjoying Hunter Harrison's Presentation

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