Application Information

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.

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.

Lodging Suggestions

We want Freight Transportation Leadership Academy participants to feel at home during their weekend classes; therefore, participants will stay at the hotel facilities on the UofM campus.

Participants can stay at the award winning University of Memphis Holiday Inn The Holiday Inn offers queen and king suite rooms and is within walking distance to the Herff College of Engineering Executive Training Center.

Participants may also stay at the Fogelman Executive Conference Center and Hotel.

Participants need to reserve and pay for their own room. To secure a room and special class pricing, make reservations at least one month prior to arrival date.

Holiday Inn: (901) 678-8200; Room Rate is $117.00/night
Fogelman Executive Conference Center: (901) 678-5410; Room Rate is $90.00/night