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Description

Delve into all aspects of management and communication crucial to public works leaders.

Outline

This course focuses on all aspects of management and communication expected of a public works leadership position, as well as the supervisor's role in managing internal relationships within government systems. Topics include public relations, including how to conduct a public meeting to get citizen buy-in; handling complaints; written communication; interacting with media professionals; techniques for screening, interviewing, and hiring new employees; and leveraging social media.

Instructor: Dave Hutton, Senior Project Manager, SEH, Inc.

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Hutton has 40 years in the public works/engineering profession and has worked in both the public and private sector. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Minnesota, Wisconsin, and North Dakota. Former clients include the cities of Savage and Shakopee, MN, and West Bend, WI. Hutton is past president of APWA-MN (2010) and won the Hugo Erickson award in 2017, the highest award for service to the chapter.

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Section Title
Public Works Management and Communication
Type
Classroom
Days
T
Time
2:00PM to 5:00PM
Dates
Sep 07, 2021 to Nov 09, 2021
Campus
Twin Cities
Building
Continuing Education & Conference Center
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Course fee non-credit $680.00
Section Details
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