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Leadership Skills for Supervisors

Upcoming Dates
  • Sep. 13, 2022 (C658)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $150
What does it mean to be a leader? Do you have what it takes to take on a leadership role in your organization? In this course, you will learn about the theories of leadership, and examine the issues, challenges, opportunities and strategies for transitioning into a supervisory or leadership role.
RA01349

Advanced Communication Skills

Upcoming Dates
  • Sep. 15, 2022 (C670)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $150
  • Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, 2022 (C671)
    Live Online
    $150
This course is designed to help professionals improve their communication skills in one-on-one and public-facing situations, making formal presentations, and speaking with the media. It counts toward the Public Works Management Institute (PWMI) Certificate.
RA01393

Purchasing and Inventory Control

Upcoming Dates
  • Sep. 22, 2022 (C659)
    Face-to-Face Fond du Lac, WI
    $150
In this course, you will learn about government procurement techniques, with a focus on construction-related contracting, including Wisconsin State Statutes related to public works purchasing. Procurement card purchasing and construction contracting will be examined, including methods to minimize risks. Inventory-related costs and cost drivers will be highlighted, along with methods to lower inventory costs and stock out occurrence. Case exercises will be used to help you apply your new knowledge on the job. This course is offered as a part of the PWSA certificate, which is composed of nine one-day courses (54 class hours total). The certificate provides an opportunity to learn about and practice basic supervision and leadership skills in local public works organizations.
RA01394

Local Government Fundamentals

Upcoming Dates
  • Nov. 17, 2022 (C668)
    Live Online
    $150
In this course, you will examine how the powers and structures of Wisconsin towns, villages, cities, and counties and their relationships to the state set the framework for local service finance and service delivery. You will discuss the various forms of government and the strengths and weaknesses of each. You will also consider and discuss current public standards of conduct and professional codes of ethics relevant for public work employees, supervisors, and managers. This course counts toward the Public Works Supervisory Academy (PWSA) certificate, which is made up of nine one-day courses (54 class hours total). The certificate provides an opportunity to learn about and practice basic supervision and leadership skills in local public works organizations.
RA01391

Citizen/Customer Service

Upcoming Dates
  • Not scheduled at this time. See page for program description.
Learn how to listen and respond in order to provide better customer service and reduce unrealistic expectations. Learn effective ways to lead angry citizens away form confrontation toward cooperation. This course counts toward the Public Works Supervisory Academy and the Public Works Management Institute certificates. 
RA01441
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