Lean Six Sigma and Cost Management in Public Transport

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Learning Objectives

  • Learn about the main principles, processes and tools of lean management to use data and build an efficient system & organization to improve public transport and sustainable urban mobility in cities
  • Understand the importance of having a good organisation of process management and learn from best practice on implementing a management system
  • Learn from international best practices and exchange of knowledge on the optimal use of new process management tools
  • Learn how to use Lean, Six Sigma and 5S tools to implement cost efficient process in Public Transport
  • Apply through workshops the process of getting the right data, analyse the problems, create best solution for efficiency problems.

Target Audience

  • Professionals who want to increase the cost efficiency in Public Transport business and learn about the management tools.
  • Transport professionals who want to get more out of their available data whatever the field of specialization, from operations management, to public transport planning, marketing and strategic decision making
  • Professionals in IT , business analytics directly involved in the collection, processing and analysis of data, project management, Maintenance management
  • Professionals interested in obtaining a wider and more international perspective on the lean management and cost efficiency in public transport
  • Experienced professionals but also newcomers in the sector from local transport authorities, public transport operators or the supply industry

Applicants must have a good command of English to appreciate the programme.


  • Participate in interactive plenary sessions with presentations, case studies, workshops and open discussion.
  • Challenge your thinking on the way to increase process and cost management with management tools.
  • Apply through workshops, on a concrete case, the principles and process learned to build efficiency oriented environment for your company, city or network
  • Share your knowledge and experience with other participants in smaller groups.

lnspiring Trainers

Our skillful trainers’ team is composed of professionals, UITP lecturers and international experts in the fields of process management, measurement and business improvement within the public transport and urban mobility industry.

Trainers will be announced soon.


UITP reserves the right to make amendments to the programme or any related activity.

  • General Knowledge about Process Management Methodologies : Lean, Six Sigma, Total Quality Management, 5S
  • Activity cost model - what are my total cost of operations?
  • Data in Public Transport; What is the latest trends in data management in Public Transport
  •  Lean 6 Sigma Management Methodology- DMAIC: Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve, Control
  • 5S  Management Method for quality improvement and visual management
  • Depot Automation with lean management
  • Customer Centricity and Lean Management
  • Managing innovation, disruption and Artificial Intelligence with six sigma
  • Performance and efficiency management in a constantly changing business environment
  • Lean Six Sigma, TQM and process Management best practices
  • Workshop to implement Management tools in Public Transport



21% VAT excluded

Until 28/01/2019

After 28/01/2019


1210 €

1690 €

Member « developing nations »*

885 €

1235 €


1635 €

2280 €

Non-member « developing nations »*

1095 €

1540 €

Group UITP Member (4 or +)

1130 €

Group UITP Member (4 or +) « developing nations »*

830 €

Group UITP non Member (4 or +)

1520 €

Group UITP non Member (4 or +) « developing nations »*

1020 €


* Participants from developing nations benefit from a special discount. Check here the list of eligible countries.

To register a group of 4 persons of more from the same organisation, please contact us: sunita.kelecom@uitp.org - Tel: +32 2 663 66 57

Participation fees include:

  • Training instruction
  • Lunches and coffee breaks
  • All training documents: Binder including all presentations and supporting documents; Access to all training material via UITP's electronic library Mobi+ (after the training)

Groups generally consist of 25 participants and are limited to about 30 in order to increase the learning experience and interaction during the programme. Places allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Terms and Conditions

Please download our Terms and Conditions here.

Contact Person

Sunita Kelecom, Training Assistant, UITP Centre for Training, sunita.kelecom@uitp.org, Tel: +32-2-663 66 57


Practical information: 

Training Venue

Rue Sainte-Marie 6
1080 Brussels

Metro: Comte de Flandre/Graaf van Vlaanderen (line 1 or 5) or Tram 51: Porte de Flandre


Participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservation.

Hotel Meiniger  (***)
Quai du Hainaut 33
1080 Brussels
Phone:+32 2 588 14 74

Hotel Ibis Sainte-Catherine (***)
rue Joseph Plateau N°2
1000  Brussels
Phone: + 32 2 620 04 26

Hotel Metropole (*****)
31, place de Brouckère
1000 Brussels
Phone: +32 2 217 23 00

Hotel Hilton Brussels Grand Place (****)
Carrefour de l'Europe 3
1000  Brussels
Phone: + 32 2 548 42 11

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