APWA Northwest Public Works Institute-Public Works Leadership Skills
American Public Works Association (APWA)

Please register directly with APWA:

Registration link to APWA-WA Chapter is available via WCIA's website, just click "Register for this event" button.

APWA OR Chapter: http://oregon.apwa.net/EventDetails/17710

Washington Cities Insurance Authority (WCIA) supports this certification program by providing a limited reimbursement of:

  • One person per course
  • Please register and pay APWA first
Reimbursement funding is available upon program completion.
This class consists of lecture, case studies, and exercises covering the following topics:

Setting a Path for Yourself:
  • Overview of Public Works Process
  • Career Self Assessment
  • Time & Energy Management
  • Excellence in Public Works
Relations with Organizational Entities:
  • Labor Relations
  • Council Relations
  • Dealing with Regulatory Agencies
  • Citizen Relations
  • Dealing with Media
  • Understanding Business
Management Systems:
  • Understanding Management Systems
  • Project Management
  • Managing Consultants
  • Asset Management
  • Financial Management
  • Planning Skills
  • Class Project
Working with Teams & Employees:
  • People Skills and Personalities
  • Effective Meeting Strategies
  • Hiring and Motivating Employees
  • Organizational Culture

This course is currently being offered on 09/17/2019, 11/05/2019.