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Lean Program (Pierce Transit)

Based off Lean maintenance philosophy stressing efficiency and innovative, flexible solutions. Basic course includes an introduction to Lean theory followed by practical applications. Additional offerings include a Leadership course with similar content, but a focus on supporting frontline employees, and a Green Belt program in which trainees learn more about Lean philosophy, and implement it in an individual program designed to improve Pierce Transit’s efficiency.
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Management Development Program (Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority)

25-month rotation for recent college graduates who are interested in transit. The program allows graduates to learn about different aspects of the organization and explore the possibility of working at GCRTA or another agency.
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Manager in Training Program (Chicago Transit Authority)

This is a 10-month program, taught one weekend a month by a local college faculty. The programs focus is aimed at teaching entry-level managers how different departments function within the organization.
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Mentorship Program (Orange County Transportation Authority)

An optional program for administrative employees. Newer employees are paired with senior mentors who meet monthly over the course of a year, after which there is a “graduation” ceremony for mentees.
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