GTZ-SUTP, partner of the Sustainable Urban Mobility in Asia (SUMA) project, successfully concluded its initial course of the “Train-the-Trainer” program which was an initiative of the the SUMA project in partnership with CAI-Asia and other organizations. The participants, “Future Trainers”, were preselected professionals on urban transport from India and China. The course was held for two weeks from the 5th to the 16th of November, 2007 at Hotel Xi Jiao in Beijing, China.

tot3.jpgDuring the first week, the future trainers had the opportunity to improve their presentation and communication skills. Mr. Stuart Jay Raj conducted the training course on presentation and communication skills, while Mr. Carlosfelipe Pardo and Prof. Paul Barter assisted the participants.

During the second week the participants were exposed to sustainable transport issues from both India and China under the guidance of Prof. Jason Chang and Mr. Carlos Felipe Pardo.tot1.jpg

In the second step of the program (a specialized course on a pre-selected topic, to be conducted next year) the participants will be trained on specialized issues of sustainable urban transport, being Transport Demand Management, Non Motorized Transport or Mass Transit. For more information on the SUMA project and/or the Train-the-Trainer program please email to sutp@sutp.orgThis e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or visit the SUMA section here.