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.
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