“Road safety management” training

Type of diploma

Short course, university certificate of competence acquisition (4 ECTS)

Target audience

  • Technicians in charge of transport and urban mobility projects
  • Senior managers and decision-makers


  • Senghor University

Key figures

  • 1 training session in 2022
  • 35 auditors trained


Replicable on demand

Teaching device and method

This short course is designed as an advanced awareness-raising course for professionals involved in the subject, and therefore does not require any prerequisites.

It is a hybrid course: webinars with international experts are held weekly under the aegis of a local educational coordinator. The participants carry out group work which is presented at the end of the course.


The training course is divided into 5 teaching sequences, spread over 5 weeks (average duration of 75 hours).

As an indication, the pedagogical sequence can be organised as follows:

  • UE 1Road safety governance
  • UE 2Vehicles and infrastructure
  • UE 3Users and health
  • UE 4Data collection and the use of new tools
  • UE 5Feedback workshop

Expected skills

  • Define the major road safety issues at international and national level, understand the main components of a regulatory framework for road safety;
  • Understand the levers of action available to public authorities and the necessary coordination mechanisms;
  • Improve the control levers of the fleet condition by integrating the new vehicle technologies;
  • Identify actions to be prioritised to improve road safety through urban planning;
  • Understand the vulnerabilities of different types of users depending on the mode of transport they use;
  • Establish communication and awareness actions to be carried out towards road users to limit their vulnerability;
  • Know the methodological and technical details of a data collection system and how to make it sustainable;
  • To estimate the training needs of the various professions involved in the prevention and management of road accidents

Our training catalogue

"Road safety management" training
This short course is designed to raise awareness among professionals who have already invested in the subject, so there are no pre-requisites. It is a hybrid course: webinars with international experts are run on a weekly basis under the aegis of a local educational coordinator. Participants carry out group work which is presented at the end of the course.
MOOC "Urban Mobility in Africa"
Distance learning, which can be delivered synchronously (by opening a session on a training platform) or asynchronously. The course videos are supplemented by teaching summaries, testimonial videos, documentary references, quizzes and discussion sessions with experts in the form of webinars as part of synchronous training systems. Since 2022, the course videos have been available with English subtitles, and the teaching summaries and bibliographical references are also available in English.
Master 2 "Transport and urban mobility in Africa"
Face-to-face teaching alternates between lectures given by teachers and experts at the Ecole Africaine des Métiers de l'Architecture et de l'Urbanisme in Lomé, and exercises and simulations. Field trips may be planned, and a work placement must be completed during the course, leading to the writing of a dissertation.
Master 2 "Transport and sustainable urban mobility"
Face-to-face teaching (and distance learning for some international teachers) alternating between lectures by teachers and experts, exercises and case studies. Field trips may be planned.