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Description

Get familiar with the administration and operation of a public works department.

Outline

This course will familiarize you with the administration and operation of a public works department. It provides insight into the organizational structure, planning, financing, purchasing, budgeting, and management of public works organizations, as well as individual job responsibilities and internal relationships within governmental systems.

Instructor: Will Manchester, PE, Director of Public Works, City of Minnetonka

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Manchester is a registered professional engineer with 20 years of experience in both public and private sectors. He currently oversees public works operations for the city of Minnetonka including streets, utilities, parks and trails, natural resources, buildings, fleet, and engineering. Prior to Minnetonka, he worked as a consultant engineer managing municipal and private development projects. Manchester is an active member of the City Engineers Association of Minnesota, including serving on the executive board from 2014–2015 and the annual conference planning committee. He is also an active member of the Minnesota Public Works Association.

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Section Title
Public Works Organization and Administration
Type
Classroom
Days
T
Time
2:00PM to 5:00PM
Dates
Feb 15, 2022 to Apr 19, 2022
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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