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Overview: 2018 Winter & Spring Education Calendar

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Introduction to Public Works – for the Public Works Administrator
January 15 & 16
Four Points Sheraton, Nisku 
Cost $595

If you're an administrative assistant, executive assistant, office manager, secretary, office coordinator, clerk or play an important administrative role in your local government public works department, this course is for you!

Specially designed for the administrative professional working in a public works context, this course brings a blend of sessions that will help to improve your communication skills, and increase your knowledge of public works in general. This course covers administrative and organizational skills required in the transportation, utilities, solid waste collection and disposal, emergency management, facilities and grounds including parks, water supply and safety, waste water collection, treatment and disposal, storm water and flood control, engineering technology, and equipment and fleet management.
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Basic Writing Skills for the Workplace
January 17
Four Points Sheraton, Nisku 
Cost $325

28 CEU’s for the Public Works Supervisor Program

This course will take a new look at written communication, how to talk in writing (email), the changing nature of written communication, how to get results through writing, the Six “C” Formula for written communications, the changing nature of letters and memos, how to write effective reports and how to break old habits. This is a great refresher course for managers and an excellent developmental course for up-incoming supervisors and managers.

Instructor Brenda Robinson will entertain you while you learn these important skills!
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Take both these workshops for $845 - save $75 - Click here to register now.

Public Works Supervisor Level One
February 26 – March 1
Red Deer
Cost $995

The focus of this level is on the Emerging Leader. Employers may recognize an individual with an aptitude for supervising others and projects and would like to prepare this individual for a management career. Individuals may be in consideration for an entry-level management position OR are serving in that role currently. These courses provide basic management fundamentals and are the corner stone of our additional education offerings.

Public Works Supervisor Level Two
March 19 – 22
Red Deer
Cost $995

The focus of this level is on the Supervisor. Individuals may be in consideration for a mid-management position OR are serving in that role currently. These courses provide basic management fundamentals and will prepare the individual for Level 3 of this program.


Public Works Supervisor Level Three
April TBD
Red Deer
Cost $995

The focus of this level is on the Manager. Individuals may be in consideration for an upper level management position OR are serving in that role currently.

Construction Inspection
Two Day - Date TBD
Airdrie, Nisku
Cost $595

Learn about construction inspection as it relates to CANADIAN standards and regulations

  • Learn the liabilities of construction inspection.
  • Know your responsibilities as an inspector.
  • Understand how both agencies and contractors see the inspector’s role.

Construction Management
Two Day - Date TBD
Airdrie, Nisku
Cost $595

Take your project and construction management skills to a new level by attending this two-day live workshop facilitated by a top expert in the field. Learn new tips and techniques to get your projects completed efficiently, safely, on time and on budget. Each workshop participant will receive a photocopy of the instructor's PowerPoint presentation – a great reference once you are back in the office.
By attending this workshop participants will be better able to:

  • Analyze how both owners and contractors see the Project Manager's and Construction Manager's role
  • Review estimating strategies for change order negotiation
  • Identify how project management tools are used to prioritize, sequence and schedule tasks
  • Understand the various methods used to communicate with owners, contractors, businesses, the public and the media
  • Be aware of and understand the general requirements for environmental management on a public works project
  • Understand and enhance skills required for project scheduling, quality assurance/quality control, time and cost management

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APWA Calgary &
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P: (403) 990-APWA
F: (888) 812-7014
E: office@publicworks.ca

Address:
PO Box 44095
Garside Post Office
Edmonton, AB T5V 1N6