NWPWI: Public Works Essentials

Description :


Public Works Essentials:

This first of the three part workshop series reveiws the nuts and bolts of public works management. This class, consisting of lecture, case studies and exercises, covers the following topics: the fundamentals of supervision and management in public works, dealing with bureaucracy, and a class project on public works operations. Cost is $500.

The Fundamentals of Supervision and Management in Public Works:

  • Communications written and oral
  • Employee discipline
  • Delegation and empowerment
  • Safety

Dealing with Bureaucracy:

  • Fundamentals of government
  • The law and public works
  • Purchasing and contracting
  • Information management
  • Personnel management in public works
  • Sustainability
  • Systems Thinking

Public Works Operations:

Class project covering transportation, right-of-way management, solid waste, emergency management, facilities and grounds, storm water, water, sewer and fleet.

Northwest Public Works Institute:

The Northwest Public Works Institute (NWPWI) is a program of instruction for public works executives who would like to attain a higher degree of proficiency as leaders and managers. While it is recommended that students take all three courses leading to a Certificate of Competency, the individual courses also satisfy the needs of public works professionals at different stages in their careers.  Each of the three courses consists of 30 hours of instruction over a four day period.  Completion of all 90 hours is recognized with a Certification of Completion awarded by the Northwest Public Works Institute and National APWA.  More about NWPWI.

Event Date & Time:

2/20/2018  7:30 AM - 2/23/2018  5:00 AM

Venue :

Holiday Inn, Issaquah - 425.395.1504
1801 12th Ave NW
Issaquah , WA , 98027

Contact Person :

Erin Ingersoll
Email : erini@meetingvisions.net
Phone : (206) 898-2613
Company :


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