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Transportation Asset Management Overview - WEB-BASED

PROGRAM AREA: Construction and Maintenance
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
2 Hours
0 Units
$0 Per Participant
2 Hours
0 Units
$25 Per Participant


CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 1 Maximum: 1


This training explains the basics of asset management and why asset management is important. After you complete this training, you'll have new terms, and new ways of thinking about what you're already doing. More importantly, you'll understand why it's so important to be strategic and systematic when you're responsible for managing huge numbers of assets.

This training contains the following lessons:

Lesson 1: What is Transportation Asset Management? This lesson will explain the concept of asset management; give examples of how asset management is used in the planning process; and explain how current asset management practices have been impacted by past transportation needs.

Lesson 2: Asset Management Principles and Practices. This lesson lists the categories of activity that inform spending decisions; explain how policy goals and objectives impact asset management; relate planning and programming to managing assets; describe how asset management principles apply to program delivery; explain why system monitoring is necessary; and explain how quality data and analysis impact asset management.

[PLEASE NOTE: This course is numbered 134113 until 9/30/2015. Effective 10/1/2015, the new course number is 136113.]


Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain what transportation asset management is and why it is important
  • Describe the asset management principles and practices used to make informed spending decisions


This training is designed for [need information here]. This training was developed by the Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council (TCCC) in partnership with AASHTO, NHI, and is recommended for TCCC levels II through IV.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at or 877.558.6873.


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