Best HR & training Practices for railways MIIT Moscow 21-23 march 2018

UIC Asia-Pacific Training Session on
Best HR & Training Practices for Railways

21 March – 23 March 2018
Moscow, Russia
Russian University of Transport (MIIT)


The UIC-RUT Training Session on Best HR & Training Practices for
Railways will take place at Russian University of Transport, Moscow, Russia

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The training session will be conducted in English with translation to Russian.

Primary objectives:

  • Expertise development, skills development and human capital enhancement are within the scope of fundamental values promoted by the UIC.
  • Particularly, APRA strategic vision 2050 includes a core value of expertise and skills’ development.
  • Human capital development is fundamental for the success of on-going activities and future projects of the members.
  • It is of mutual interest to obtain new knowledge & skills, develop systemized approach, to share professional opinions and to develop common vision of the answers to main challenges in the field of human resources’ management, development, and training.

The focused groups:

  • HR- managers, HR strategists, developers
  • Corporate training centres-program developers, general managers
  • Universities – UIC APRA members
  • UIC training centres

Main suggested topics:

  • Human resource management in railway corporates: organisation issues.
  • Assessment of efficiency of personnel: different objectives & different methods.
  • Establishing the requirements for training: prerequisites, qualifications, staff categories, regularity, forms, curriculum, etc.
  • Assessment of efficiency of training: is there place for common approach?
  • Forms and organization of in-corporate and external training
  • Features of training for specific business operations (e.g. HSR), international and cross-cultural training practices
  • Practical interaction between rail companies, corporate training centers and academia
  • Presentation of on-going APRA project on Reference Guide of Job profiles


10:00 – 10:45 Welcome & Introduction
10:45 – 11:15 UIC activities in expertise development
11:15 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 12:00 General trends in transport staffing
12:00 – 12:30 ROI and efficiency of railway personnel
12:30 – 13:00 Organisation of HRM in rail corporates: different approaches
(general discussion)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:30 Organisation of HRM in rail corporates: Russian example
14:30 – 16:00 Modern qualifications and competences for railway staff:
towards common understanding. National and tentative international
qualifications frameworks.
16:00 – 16:20 Coffee break
16:20 – 16:50 Diversity of ways to achieve necessary skills and to maintain
them: objectives of training and education
16:50 – 17:30 Efficiency of training: how to measure it?
17:30 – 18:00 Brief visit of main campus of the University
18:00 – 20:00 Welcome diner

9:30 – 10:30 Business - Corporate training – Academia relations: general
approaches and national examples of synergy. Integral system of corporate
10:30 – 10:50 Rail specific education: exception or necessary trend?
10:50 – 11:10 Coffee break
11:10 – 11:40 Different training for different staff. Training for HSR: general
and particular features.
11:40 – 12:10 World skills competition
12:10 – 12:50 Modern distant and e-forms of education and training: digital
education for digital railways?
12:50 – 13:50 lunch
13:50 – 19:00 technical visit (RUT technical college and lyceum, Russian
Railways training centre, Moscow circle railway)
19:00 – 20:30 diner

9:30 – 10:15 International cooperation in rail training. UIC training centers.
UIC e-learning programs. RailUniNet.
10:15 – 11:15 International and bilateral training projects at regional levels.
11:15 – 11:35 Coffee break
11:35 - 12:15– Questions and answers. General discussion
12:15 – 13:00 Closure of the training session. Remittance of certificates. Team
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 19:00 Cultural visit
Kremlin tour or Tretyakov art gallery or Pushkin museum visit (optional).


Recommended hotels for participants are Holiday Inn Sokolniki , Holiday Inn Suschevsky , Azimuth Hotel Olympic Moscow .


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Participation and accommodation in MIIT guest rooms for one
participant per each UIC Asia-Pacific member from March 20 through
March 24 are free.


Evgeny Zarechkin :
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