Future Mobility Models: Business and Technology

Be on the cutting edge of the latest trend in mobility with this course covering Mobility as a Service (MaaS). Participants will gain an inside look into:

  • the landscape of MaaS, including technology, the abundance of data, and infrastructure growth   
  • consumer preferences and their evolvement, ride-sharing models, and how autonomous and connected vehicles affect this new sector (and how MaaS may advance the use of autonomous vehicles)
  • the economics and solutions of changing business models within transportation, along with policy impacts at state and national levels

Starts: Monday, October 31, 2022
Format: completely online, 6-week courses
Engagement:  topical discussions on foundational course content, and current articles and media
Commitment:  approximately 5-10h per week; 30-60 hours total for the program
Assessments and certification: successful completion of weekly assignments earns a Certificate of completion from the College of Engineering at WSU (Wayne State University)

  • WSU enrolled students:  $250/course
  • WSU Alums:  $600/course
  • Others:  $1,200/course

Discounts available for Corporate Partners or companies with 5+ registrants

Technology requirement: Any laptop or smartphone with internet access

Course materials

Course materials will be available electronically at the start of the course.


INDIVIDUAL ASSESSMENTS: Individual assessments are not timed and are multiple-choice questions.

ENGAGEMENT: You must make at least 2 posts, per week. Your posts/comments can either be on the Course Feed or Course Help sections. For example, you can make 1 newsfeed and 1 discussion comment, 2 newsfeed comments or 2 discussion comments each week and receive full credit.

Course schedule by week

Week Topics Engagement Individual Assessments

The Technology Landscape: How Infrastructure and Data Have Enabled a Revolution


Individual Assessment-1


Consumer Preferences in Transportation: Adoption of Technology, Concepts of Ownership and Drivers for Selection


Individual Assessment-2


Data Collection, Generation and Management in the Age of MaaS


Individual Assessment-3


Infrastructure Needs for Optimizing Mobility as a Service: How Cities Have Enabled MaaS


Individual Assessment-4


Regulatory Considerations: Case Studies in Regulatory Hurdles and Accelerators for MaaS


Individual Assessment-5


Services Versus Manufacturing: Economics and Changing Business Models for OEMs, Tier 1 Suppliers and Disruptors


Individual Assessment-6