Success is Learned

Whether you’re a new entrant motorcoach/bus operator with one bus or have been in the business for years, UMA is your home. Our goal is to help you be successful. UMA strives to keep our members ahead of the learning curve.To accomplish this, we have a number of education and training opportunities to take your business to the next level.

Education and Training Opportunities

Bus & Motorcoach Academy

The Bus & Motorcoach Academy is designed specifically for the bus and motorcoach industry, offering premier on-line courses that establish basic business techniques that will assist operators in navigating today's competitive environment.

Offering two schools, the Clarence Cornell School of Business and the Prevost Preparatory School for Professional Motorcoach Drivers, the Academy facilitates authoritative business knowledge, not only for bus and motorcoach owners and operators, but also to drivers, key industry personnel and the industry's suppliers and vendors. Widely accepted as the most effective method of adult learning, the Academy's exclusive courses are offered entirely on-line using the College of Southern Maryland's extensive on-line course modules - perfect for today's busy operator.

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Events with Education and Training

UMA Safety Management Seminar

Now in our 13th year,UMA’s Safety Management Seminar features “how to ”applications of risk management to show you how to eliminate as much risk as possible. This is a must-attend event for anyone who manages safety and compliance for motorcoach fleet operations. Topics are focused on the industry's most pressing needs and provide take-away information that attendees can put into practice ASAP. The seminar also includes invaluable updates and forecasts from FMCSA, TSA, NHTSA and NTSB. Space is limited to 130 attendees—please register early!

Registration will open in late summer. 

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UMA Motorcoach EXPO

Build your business with valuable education sessions at UMA Motorcoach EXPO from our Operations, Marketing, Finance, Small Fleet Operator Tracks. Also offered is the Exhibitor Led Education and our highly valued peer-to-peer exchange at the UMA Maintenance Interchange. Our education sessions are specifically designed to help you boost your bottom line while learning the newest techniques and solutions to grow your business.

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