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TPM 303 - Transport Statistics (2.1.0)

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TPM 303 - Transport Statistics (2.1.0)

Transport statistical units e.g. Capacity, ton, miler, loads etc. sources and contents of national and International transport statistics. Application of econometric methods in Transport, statistical inference, estimate and sample distributions. Simple regressions and applications. E.g. serial correlations. Measurement and specification errors. Multiple regressions. Analysis of categories data. Estimation of simultaneous equations, dynamic equation models and data. Transformations in econometric methods. Introduction to time series and index numbers. Survey of statistical applications in transport; e.g. data fixing of Poisson, binomial, guassian distribution. Etc. Poisson as a model of waiting times and queues.

TPM 304- Law of Carriage (2,1,0)

Law of Carnage of passengers, by land, sea and air documentation, liability and loss of luggage, transport regulations, carnage of good, by land, sea and air Documentation, delivery, lessor, damage during transits, liability; bills of lading. Right and duties of typical transport undertaking. Legal bar of transport consumer organization.. Arbitration in transport contracts.

TPM 305 -Transport Technology (2,1,0)

The technology and development of Transport from 1990 to date. Significant and recent development. The role of government regarding safety, licensing and environment control in transport. Technical aspects of transportation in relation to international and local organizations. E.g. ICAO, IRU etc. New development existing systems vehicle control and operations; e.g. ways and routes motive power, vehicular, terminals and interface, control systems and means of communication with or controlling the vehicle enroot. Design, planning and operation of terminal handling in relation to transport modes. Practical operations; passenger and freight carrying capacity, crewless operation, Maintenance and replacement of elements. Future transport technology.

TPM 306 - Management & Control of Transport (2,1,0)

Element of transport system, the structure and organization of transport - pattern of ownership in the various modes, control and participation in transport by different .level of government. Management aspect behavioural organizational policy formulation. Finance aspects -evaluation of the roles. policies and practices of government agencies, national regulatory bodies - statutory and other organizations concerned i.e. international regulatory bodies. The role of Trade Association and transport user bodies.

TPM 307- Principles of Transport & Tourism (2,0,0)

Functions of Transport. General characteristics of roads, railways, inland waterways, seaways, railways and pipeline. Location of roads and rail terminals, seaports and airports services and facilities required at transport terminals. Principles in the design of units of carriage by road, rail sea, air and pipeline, motive power and its influence on road haulage and rail transport. Financial and legal aspects of transport. Tourism -Definition: Demand supply Factors in Tourism; Transport for Tourism, tourism and Public Interest, Pattern and Implication of Tourism, Transport documentation.

TPM 308- Organizational Structure in Transport (2,1,0)

Definition of organization; reasons for organization’ existence; characteristics common to all organizations. Organizational structure theorist - classical, human. relations, system and contingency approaches, factors affecting organization structure - technology, environment, strategic choice, etc Basic element of organization structure. Departmentalization, managerial levels and span of control, line and staff structure, Delegation of authority. Behavior. Group dynamic in organization- type of groups in an organization, relationship between the individual and the group, reasons for group formation, paractertiscs of work groups. Leadership, motivation and communication in organizations. Attitudes and values of management in Nigeria.

TPM 309 - Transport Economics (2.1.0)

The economic function of various forms of transport, the supply and demand characteristics of transport, travel pattern and demand models. Concepts of competition, co-operation and complementary among model. Economic characteristics of transport model; quality of service, speed load factors, etc. Concepts of transport cost estimating, standardized cost models. Commercial policy with regards to depreciation, substitution and utilization, grow- subsidization and unremunerative services. Investment and pricing policies; economic appraisal of transportation projects; cost benefit analysis, multi-objective evaluation. Pricing criteria for public enterprises. Government economic investment and financial policies in transport sector. Common transport policy in regional economic communities like ECOWAS. Government policies in the context of future transport development.

TPM 310- Marketing of Transport Operations (2.0.0)

Element of marketing, consumer behaviour and motivations. The role of marketing in today’s organization. Tasks and philosophies of marketing management The transport marketing system and application to Nigeria. Transport distribution structure; the nature of transport market, promotion strategy, marketing strategy, in various modes. Brand strategy decisions, pricing decisions and polices in transport. Benefit accruable for using specific mode.

TPM 311 – Management Accounting and Financial in Transport (2.1.0)

Basic principles - concepts of accounting, conventions. Basic methods of preparing accounts and financial statement. Investment Appraisal Budgetary controls, auditing-internal control and internal audit, interpretation of balance sheets and accounts, costing methods and their application to transport organizations, cost price fixing and decision making, current practices in the various modes of transport, and physical distribution. Source of Finance, Capital structure, financial institutions, government financing, financial methods - leasing, hiring etc. Principles of corporation tax.

TPM 312- Quantitative Technique in Transport (2,1,0)

Linear Programming; Transportation algorithms-Rules of calculation and their application to transport problems e.g. routing, scheduling and depot sitting. Planning Techniques, network. Application of critical path analysis to transport situation. Resources levelling. Operation research techniques inventory control, queuing and replacement theory, statistical quality control. Planning techniques, simulation models and mathematical programming. Forecasting techniques information technology, application in transport.

TPM 313: Industrial Engineering Management in Transport Organizations 1(2,0,0)

Introduction to Operating Systems and Operation Management. Arrangement of industrial facilities. Location of facilities and facilities layout. Work and work systems. Work method, work measurement and work standards. Man- machine systems: Automation and job design. Production-planning and control. Operations scheduling; Activity scheduling, Network scheduling and scheduling for batch processing, network analysis.

TPM 315: Business Law 1(2,1,0)

The Nigerian Legal System; Sources of Nigerian Law; Nigerian Judicial System- hierarchy of Nigerian Courts; commercial arbitration; social, economic and historical background of law of property; Law of contract; commercial contracts (Agency, sales of goods, hire purchase); passing off and ‘Table Libel’: Introduction to company law; powers and functions of Directions; Introduction to Taxation Laws.

TPM 316-Industrial Engineering Management in Transport Organisation ll (2,0,0)

Review of Industrial Management I topic. Work measurement using time study. Synthesis from element times, predetermined motion-time system. Analytical estimating and activity sampling and scheduling. Payments and incentives. Nature of remuneration, job evaluation, incentive wage system. Differential flexible work schemes etc. Management control information: use of daily worksheet, analysis sheet etc. Value analysis, inventory Management and Supply of resources. Inventories of consumed items, inventory management strategies, costs in inventory management. Inventory Management systems.


TPM 401 - Physical Distribution Management (2,1,0)

Concept of physical distribution management, the relationship between material management, physical distribution management and logical management. The sub-functions of PDM; material handling, freight transport, packaging, warehousing location, inventory’ control and data” processing. Total distribution concept. Planning and managing a distribution system. Important of PDM to marketing. Information and communication system. The role of government departments. Problems and factors in distributing to oversea areas; documentation and licensing; movement of freight through airport and seaports. The facilitation of international Trade.

TPM 403 - Transport Policy (2,1,0)

The relationship between. transport and patterns of development. The relationships between land use patterns of Transport needs. The organization and machinery of government in relation to transport Role of government in transport development, identification of key issues in transport policy formulation. Local Government transport. Political process in connection with transports and analysis of the areas of conflict. Strategies for implement transports and analysis of the areas of conflict. Strategies for implementing transport policy. Evaluation of transport policies in different transport sectors. Commitment to transport in public expenditure and national development.

TPM 405-Transport Planning (2,0,1)

Current town and regional planning in relation to transport. Current legislations on town planning, industrial locations, housing, and transport. Federal, State and Local Government organization and processes in relation to transport planning. Elements of urban transport procedures. Demand analysis. trip generation and distribution models. Traffic demand modeling and interface. Traffic demand models planning for transport coordination e.g. road rail sea and air. Democratic and financial basis of planning at different levels. Operational environmental, and economic? Plan implementation. Public participation in planning. Interface between transport planning and transport management.


TPM 407 - Research Methods in Transport (2,0,1)

The nature of transport surveys - for transport . management, with some examples. Sampling and design of samples, estimation and hypothesis testing, sampling distributions and standard errors. Types of sample design. Panel and longitudinal studies. Example of random sample design in transport surveys, transport consumer surveys, surveys and analysis of attitudes and preferences, scaling methods, motivation studies market segmentation methods of collecting data, designing questionnaires survey planning and execution. Data processing coding tabulation and computations, computer as data capture devices, analysis interpretative and presentation of transport survey results.

LABORATORY Project work
ITPM 409 - Road Transport Management (2,0,3)

Development in the urban intercity and local context of road passenger transport in Nigeria. Highway codes and their effect on standard of operation, special facilities etc. Types of vehicle in use and planned, fire location equipment and systems. Interface with other transport modes and terminals. Types of services provided e.g. urban, inter-urban, etc. organization of passenger transport policy formulation and implantation, corporate planning, urban authority policy and control, government regulations, management techniques, and operation practice e.g. timetable. routes. roistering of vehicles and crew. Vehicle replacement, Legal Requirement for some operation. Marketing and Commercial policies Regulatory licensing of road passenger transport. future development.

TPM 411 - Rail Transport Management (2,0,3)

Development of rail transport in the world and in Nigeria in particular; high speed passenger train, high capacity freight services and urban passenger system. The rail network.. and its maintenance route determination and selection, development and closure of lines, track layout and signaling, load in use and their benefits and disadvantages, optimizing line capacity, performance characteristics of motive power units, capacity of passenger, and freight rolling stock and auxiliary equipment. The inter-relationship of road transport to other modes types of services provided e.g. intercity computer passenger services etc. National regional and local organization of rail transport. Alternative forms of organization. Policy formulation and implementation. corporate planning direction and control evaluation of management techniques in use e.g. works study, job analysis etc. Operation practices, e.g. time tables, manning the services. Legal requirement for safety of operations. Marketing and commercial policies. Regulatory control. The role of railway in the total transport setting future development.

LABORATORY Project work
TPM 413- Maritime Transport Management (2,0,3)

Recent developments in maritime transport characteristics organization of maritime transport; major shipping line of the world, types of sample. performance and capacity. Various means of motive power pallentiration and contamerization. Shipping in relation to other forms of transport. Types of services provided, e.g. Deep Sea passenger and cargo liners specialized bulky cargo liners specialized bulky cargo vessels, multipurpose vessels etc. inland water transport, maritime transport organization. Management and operating practices, policy formulation and implementation, management techniques and operating practices (schedule, routes and Crews). Legal requirement and operation. Design and construction of vessels, the prevention, maintenance of vessels and equipment, Training and licensing operating crews. Marketing and commercial policy. Regulatory licensing of maritime transport. Total movement of people and goods in relation to maritime transport future development.

LABORATORY Project work
TPM 415: Maritime Automation and Control (2; 0,3)

Definition of automation and control. Fundamentals of control, Principles components, utilization, economy, safety and display, cybernetics, Radio telephony and Radiotelegraphy, Morse code and signaling at sea and ports. Alarm scanning and data logging; control actions; proportional, integral, Derivation. Actual controller types; Marter pressure, fuel, diesel, steam’ boiler and Turbine controller system, auto plot. Regulatory body requirements.


TPM 417 -Airline Transport Management (2,0,3)

Airport economics and planning, fleet planning, fleet scheduling, airline organization, air law and procedures; resources flight operations, ground operations. Maintenance, finance control, information systems.

TPM 4 l 9 Airport Aviation control and Safety (2, 1,0)

.Nature and classification of air services, costs and revenues in airport operation. Comparative data on national and international scales. Airport controlling authorities. Services provided by airport authorities. Ownership structure of civil aviation industry at the national level, and units advantages and disadvantages. Statutory control of civil aviation. The Warsaw convention, the Chicago convention and the Hague Protocol. The international civil aviation I organization (ICAO) organizational structure and objectives. Problems of international airports energy costs and, fare levels noise, aircraft replacement etc. argument for central planning of airport development. Control in airways communication systems, surveillance and monitoring, non- dispatching communication, interval control, aviation aid.

TPM 500 - Entrepreneurship (2,0,0)

Meaning and definitions of related concepts; Qualities of an Enterpreneur. Managerial skill and business risks. Savings and investment; Meaning of saving, the science of Wealth Creation via skills development, training on the job, experience, education. Business investment opportunities inherent in government policy change. infrastructure inadequacies, technology and the concept of Global village. Forms of Business Ownership: Ownership: Business Planning and management, organizing resources, making business decision through the use of feasibility study and viability of a project; comparative project analysis and evaluation using accounting information.

TPM 501: Geographical Information Systems

What is GIS, Uses of GIS, How to pick GIS, GIS data modelling. GIS data models Conversion, GIS data analysis. GIS data Visualization, GIS databases, Database management systems, Database Processing, Fundamental data base Elements.

TPM 502- Technology Policy and Law (2,0,0)

An overview of the National Technology Policy, Acquisition and application of scientific and technological knowledge for other national development objectives. National strategy, patents and inventions; trademarks and copy rights; contract and contract documents, professional responsibilities and liabilities.

TPM 503- Research Methodology (200) 3 Units

I Introduction to research methodology, skills of scientific investigation Information gathering, analysis and interpretation in dealing with business and organizational behaviour problems in Nigeria; steps in research agenda’ and proposal, The art of problems identification analysis and report writing; The problems and prospects of Business research in a seller’s market like Nigeria; Qualitative research;

Survey research and experimental research methods; Mechanics and style of research reports, Ethical issues in management research
TPM 504. Management Information System (MIS) (2, 1,0)

The pre-requisite for this course is CSE 201 (Basic Computer Technology). Review of computer languages and programming. COBOL, FORTRAN, SPSS, etc. Electronic Data Processing (EDP) methods; Batch and real time processing and management of EDR Computer system in Business environment. Importance of information technology on business, the information explosion (transition from industrial to information age), the high tech-revolution and the effects of electi.,nic devices on business opportunities and competition, management-strategic issue and decision making, customers services and employee, jobs and training. The computer hardware and operating systems, equipments, communication relationship, basic functioning of the operating systems.

TPM 505- Manpower and Industrial Relations in Transport (3,0,0)

Manpower a major sources Personnel Policy and its implementation. Manpower management. Method of . monitoring and improving communication between employers and employees. The concept of industrial relations. Trade union characteristics. Types of’ unions, central urban affiliations, union solidarity and check off systems. Collective bargaining industrial disportes, dispute settlement, joint consultation, the state and industrial relations. Comparative industrial relation. A survey of the role of transport union in Nigeria, Africa and the World.

TPM 506- Intermodal Transport(3,0,0)

Concept of thorough Transport (3,0.0) transport, concept of units loads palletisation and containerization and their technological, advances. Development of container services, consortia: conferences, joint services, air, road, rail and sea; development in Nigeria. Management of thorough transport operations, role of (inter) national associations/organizations, e.g. IATA, ICAC, IMO, NSC, NMA etc. Case studies in intermodal transport management techniques, e.g. operation research, organization and methods. Main conveyances used in thorough freight transport e.g. Ro- Ro and “Combi” ships. LASH concept, train ferry wages etc. Terminals used for intermodal transfer and organization. Specialized equipment - gantry crane, straddle carrier etc. Current management and operation practices - cross subsidization, leasing, documentation and application of information systems. Public policy and regulations. Mark ting and pricing of intermodal through transport services, research and future development’ in thorough transport.

TPM 507 Transport and Society (2,0,0)

Trends in sic, distribution and composition of population, movement problem; Pattern of transport usage and depreciation. The development of leisure. The pattern and growth of tourisms. Employment in transport; characteristics and their social impactions. The subjective experience of work. Characters and their social implications. The subjective experience of work. Industrial conflict and democracy. Political influences on transport development, the growth of public participation, public versus private resources allocation. Future patterns of social and technological development and their influence on transport. (telecommunication, automation and robotics). Government policies and future plans in. transport as a whole.


The business policy in the context of production management. The market context of production management. Market function and factors influencing decisions on market and demand characteristics demand estimation and prediction. Arrangement of production facilities., location of facilities and facilities layout. Work and work methods - structure and purpose, method of work study. Uses of work standard and work measurement, work motion study. Production scheduling - work I activity scheduling, Network scheduling, scheduling of batch processing, design and scheduling of flow processing system. Quality Control: Quality management and reliability maintenance and replacement.

TPM 509 Principles of Insurance In Transport Industry (3.0.0)

History and purpose of insurance. Fundamental Principles of Insurance.

History and General aspects of Insurance in the transport industry. Formation
of transport insurance (sea, air and land) Policy and its. content. Types of
Premium. Insolvency of the insurer. Types of interest, e.g. cargo interest etc.
Double insurance, Assignment, proximate cause. Types of risk’ (perils, Extraneous risks). Time and voyage insurance. Change of voyage, deviation, Total and actual total , loss. Constructive loss, valued and in valued policies. Salvage and salvage charges, reinsurance, General average adjustment. Underwriting and rating, claim settlement.
TPM 510 Road Freight Transport Management (1,0,3)

Development of road freight transport in the world and in Nigeria. The highway codes and their effect on trucking operations. The vehicle, motive power, unit of marriage and terminals various design and types, operating characteristics, palletisation and containerization. Categories of freights traffic and types of services. Organization of trucking firms (public and private) size and scale problems. Policy formulation and implementation. Regulation and Taxation, marketing and commercial policies operating practices; routing and scheduling of vehicles and trailing, analysis of cost of operation and cost control methods, vehicle replacement, safety and security of vehicle and cargo.


Transport systems and their planning. Design of the various transportation networks. Financial appraisal and funding of various transportation system, roles of various tiers of government in a given transportation system. Social and economic effects of a” new or improved transportation system on the environment.

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