Get trained on the latest advances and rapidly growing field of Mass Rapid Transit Systems with this uniquely customized program. The program covers the concepts of MRTS project planning, development, technologies, and execution methodologies.
Discover what this program has in store for you.
Through the PGP MRTS WP program, you will:
Spread across four exciting trimesters, the PGP MRTS WP program covers end-to-end knowledge of how to handle MRTS projects and see them to their success.
This part of the program focuses on introducing the concepts of travel demands, forecasts, urban transportation systems, surveys and models, and principles of MRTS projects.
This part of the program introduces the concepts, planning, technology, policies, challenges, advancements and financing mechanisms of MRTS projects.
This part of the program focuses on the various methods and practices of MRTS project development, operations, systems, and risks in MRTS projects, and also covers hands-on experience with digital tools.
Nestled away in the green burrows of Shamirpet, our vibrant Hyderabad campus offers an irresistible academic experience for the discerning learner.
The first trimester lays the foundation for the program by introducing the concepts of urban planning, transportation systems, forecasting the demand, and economics of MRTS projects.Apply Now
This course introduces the concepts of urbanization, urban transportation systems, and travel demand.
Learn the concepts of conducting various surveys to assess the transportation need, demands, forecasts etc.
This course introduces the MRTS systems, corridor identification, routing, scheduling, and assessing transit system performance.
Develop an understanding of the economic analysis, financial viability, analysis, and appraisal process of MRTS projects.
The second trimester is designed to take the participants through the latest advancements in MRTS, the planning of MRTS systems, and the financing of projects.Apply Now
This course covers the latest advances in MRTS projects viz., BRTS, HSR, Hyperloop, ITS etc.
Introduces the various policies in MRTS project development, planning and selection of various components of MRTS projects.
The course discusses the various options for financing MRTS projects and government guidelines on various financing options.
Imparts hands-on training on the use of Primavera software for planning and managing projects.
The third trimester provides in-depth knowledge on the need and development of Underground projects, MRTS projects, O&M, and hands-on practice on BIM.Apply Now
This course covers the detailed methodologies for assessment, engineering, investigations, and execution of underground projects.
Introduces the various operational components and systems of MRTS, functioning mechanisms, managing the services etc.
Learn about the challenges of mega MRTS projects, procurement & tendering planning and control of projects, and sustainable development practices.
Get hands-on training on the concepts, practices, and software to develop BIM models of MRTS projects.
The last trimester provides in-depth knowledge and practice on managing project risks, methodologies of underground and elevated metro projects and hands-on practice of project management software.Apply Now
Introduces the risk management process, risks in projects, risk management guidelines, measures of mitigation, multilateral agencies guidelines, and formats on risk analysis.
Learn the concepts, methods, practices, and resource requirements of Underground metro construction projects.
Learn the concepts, methods, practices, and resource requirements of elevated metro construction projects.
Provides hands-on practice on planning with Microsoft Project and Risk Analysis
Join a group of learners who are passionate about differentiating themselves through their exceptional talent and hard work in the MRTS domain.
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An alumnus of NICMAR with a Master’s degree (By Research) in Construction Management from Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Prof. K V Prasad has over 14 years of professional experience, and is passionate about imparting quality education. His interest areas include Project Risk Management, Public-Private Partnerships, Estimation, Mass Rapid Transit Systems, Lean Construction Management, Building Information Modeling and Digitization, Special Construction Methods etc.
Prior to joining NICMAR in 2020, he was associated with Hindustan Construction Company Limited (HCC) for nearly 13 years. He has published several research papers in various journals of repute, and has also authored a book: Building Big: Art of Passionately Delivering World Class Infrastructure Projects.He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. from Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, India.
Upon completion of the PGP MRTS WP program, participants can pursue the following career paths:
|Planning Engineer / Manager||Works Engineer / Manager|
|Construction Manager||Project Controls Engineer / Manager|
The program is delivered in hybrid mode with live online classes. You can attend the program online or physically at the NICMAR, Hyderabad Campus.
There shall be assessments for each course towards the end of the semester. The assessment shall be done through continuous assignments, case studies, presentations (individual / group), quizzes etc. If you choose the online mode, you shall attend and submit the assignments online.
The classes are conducted on Sundays from 9 am to 5 pm.
Upon admission to the program, you will be provided with an institute email and access to the learning management system. The class recordings are available to you to access any number of times until the completion of the program. You can also reach out to the faculty for any clarifications.
The respective faculty teaching a course shall send soft copies of lecture materials, case studies, papers, and presentations by e-mail and/or upload the same in the learning management system portal. No hard copies of the material shall be provided/couriered.
No. PGP MRTS WP is a certificate program and should not be considered equivalent to Degree / Post Graduate Degree / Diploma program. The program is beneficial for the executives to upskill their knowledge for industry recognition only.
No. PGP MRTS WP is designed with a specific purpose of upskilling the knowledge of working professionals and enabling them to take up alternative career paths. So, it doesn’t provide any placement assistance.
Upon meeting the essential requirements pertaining to academics (attendance, examination, etc.) and payment of fees fully; you will be awarded the certificate of “Part Time Weekend Post Graduate Program in Mass Rapid Transit System for Working Professionals”.
Absolutely! Upon successfully completing the program, you shall be considered the Executive Alumni of NICMAR, Hyderabad, and can visit the campus with the ID card provided anytime.