Aimsun Next Training Course: Core Skills

February 22-26

Core Skills

Due to Coronavirus restrictions, this is a remote training course that you can take from home via video conferencing.

Price: 1,100.00 USD (Excl. Tax)

These 5 days of training cover the core skills you’ll need for using all editions of Aimsun Next.

Course language: English

Time: The tutor for this online course is based in New York, NY, so the course will start at 9:00 am and end at 13.30h (Eastern Time Zone USA).

Platform: We use Microsoft Teams for most of our online classes. If you have a software or security issue, please let us know and we will accommodate your needs.

How to install our software: Once you have signed up, we will send you two-step installation instructions for a temporary training license of Aimsun Next software. Please start this process 48 hours before the course starts to allow time for trouble shooting.



Morning session: 09:00–13:30 (including a 15-min break)
Core Skills

February 22-26

Our most popular training course, this is a thorough introduction to the fundamentals of building a model in Aimsun Next, with a focus on simulation at the microscopic level.

This course will take you all the way through the workflow of a typical project, from editing to traffic management, scenarios, outputs and calibration. There are hands-on exercises every step of the way to make sure you have mastered the basic concepts and you should finish this course ready to start experimenting with Aimsun Next software.

Day 1

Editing exercises


Signal plans

Public transport

Traffic demand

Day 2

Managing scenarios

Dynamic scenarios, experiments and replications

Attribute overrides and geometry configurations

Day 3


Output calculation

Time series, thematic maps

Scenario comparison

Dynamic traffic assignment

Cost functions

Stochastic route choice algorithm and parameters

Dynamic user equilibrium algorithm and parameters

Combining paths

Day 4

Dynamic traffic assignment

Analysing Path Assignment Outputs

Microscopic network loading

Microscopic vehicle behavior

Day 5

Microscopic network loading

Calibration of a microscopic model

Traffic management

Traffic management actions

Modeling incidents and mitigation strategies

Modeling turn restrictions, reversible lanes, and other scheduled events


To reserve your place, please fill out the registration form and send it to as soon as possible.

Maximum class sizes apply.