Public Works Supervisor Level One
5-8 March 2019 - Red Deer
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 cornerstone of our additional education offerings.
Public Works Supervisor Level Two
30-31 January and 20-21 February 2019 - Lethbridge
9-12 April 2019 - Red Deer
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
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.
Public Works Administrative Assistant Workshop
January 2020 - Canmore
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 workshop is for you. Further develop your skills to deal with difficult internal and external customers. Expand your knowledge and understanding of smart cities and the tools now available. Share valuable resources with other PW Admin professionals from all over Western Canada.
Introduction to Public Works for the Public Works Administrator
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.
This one-day session will give the participant an understanding of the construction inspection process, standards and regulations for various government projects including earthwork, underground utilities, roadways and landscaping. Learn what liabilities there are and know your role as an inspector.
Using real world examples and best practices this session will help you increase your understanding of Construction inspection from both an operational and technical perspective. Topics covered include general information, construction materials, QA/QC, construction methods and inspection procedures, and final inspections.
This one-day session will apply the basic skills necessary to administer projects using accepted practices, tools and procedures. Managing construction projects is a vital part of everyone’s role and being familiar with key concepts and techniques will protect you and your organization. Whether you are already leading projects, working on projects, or wanting to take a more active role in upcoming projects, this session will provide you with essential project and construction management knowledge and information (including techniques) that you can put to work immediately.
Using real world examples and best practices this session will help you increase your understanding of Construction and Project Management processes, challenges and opportunities. Topics covered include introduction to project management, project initiation, project planning, project implementation, monitoring and control, project close out and real-life project examples encouraged to engage debate project experiences and topics presented.
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