The registration fee is $75 per person per course. Credit card information is required during registration.
An agency can simultaneously register two or more people who are going to take the same course independently or as a small group.
A registration fee of $75 will be charged per participant per course. If two or more people from one agency are going to take the same course, either independently or as a group, a single payment for the total course registration fee is required.
Contact the Institute coordinator for details about multi-participant options.
Registered participants have 90 days to review all the modules in a course and complete the accompanying questionnaires. During that time, participants can stop, re-start, and review the information any time.
After completing all modules in a course, participants will be prompted to e-mail the Institute coordinator. Upon confirming a participant's completion of the required module questionnaires, the coordinator will issue a course certificate of completion.
If a registered participant does not complete the course within 90 days, she or he will have to re-register for the course to complete it.
|Supervisory Techniques and Skills||Covers basic supervisory and management techniques that help new supervisors plan, direct, and motivate efficiently||Register For Course|
|Basic Management Skills||Covers the responsibilities of a manager, such as planning, organizing, staffing, directing, coordinating, and reporting on the activities of a public works department.||Register For Course|
|Team Development||Teaches skills for developing a highly motivated team, such as treating employees with respect, understanding their needs, and involving them in vital decision processes.||Register For Course|
|Effective Communication Skills||Provides a comprehensive review of effective communications strategies for public relations, presentations, and meetings.||Register For Course|
|Leadership Skills||Describes creating a vision for the future and effectively communicating that vision to people within and outside of the organization.||Register For Course|
|Community Service/Customer Orientation Skills||Examines the importance and practice of quality community and customer service.||Register For Course|
|Legal Understanding||Discusses the importance of a working understanding of issues related to local, state, and federal regulations in order to avoid legal liabilities and promote successful operations.||Register For Course|
|Fundamentals of Government||Examines the organization, operation, and interaction of branches of government at the federal, state, and local levels.||Register For Course|
|Finance||Discusses budget processes, including striking a balance between short- and long-term costs, scheduling constraints, and quality control.||Register For Course|
|Resource Management||Focuses on key considerations regarding strategic planning, creative decision making, budgeting and contracting, basic project management, consultant management, and effective crew scheduling.||Register For Course|
|Public Works Operations and Maintenance||Examines the operational and maintenance tasks of local transportation departments and related interactions with the public and other departments.||Register For Course|
|Emergency Management||Examines the tasks involved with responding to natural disasters or other emergencies and discusses area-wide planning, training exercises, and available assistance.||Register For Course|
|Project Management||Discusses critical aspects of project management, including dividing a project into segments and tasks, planning, approvals, budgeting, and executing a contract.||Register For Course|
|Winter Maintenance Management||Discusses policies and planning, use of forecasts and weather conditions to choose proper chemicals and abrasives, new and proven snow-fighting techniques, examples of best practices, and future technology.||Register For Course|
|Sustainability in Public Works||Discusses topics related to planning appropriately for the future of a public works agency.||Register For Course|