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APWA Florida Chapter Public Works Institute ~ St. Petersburg

Class Registration Details:
Location: City of Pinellas Park Public Works, 6250 82nd Ave, Pinellas Park, FL 33781
Dates:June 16, 2020 - June 18, 2020
Days:Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Times:7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Module II ~ For multiple registrations call 772-462-7630
Cost: $499.00


Course Description:

Due to the current situation regarding the COVID-19 virus, the Florida APWA Leadership Institute at St. Petersburg, scheduled for June 16, 17 and 18, 2020, is postponed. The new date for will be determined at a later date.

All students currently enrolled in Module 2 will automatically have their registrations transferred to the new date once it is scheduled and confirmed.  For any questions or concerns, please contact Susan Klein either by email at sklein@irsc.edu, or by phone at 772-462-7085.



Paving the Road to Success for Leaders in Public Works

Give leaders the right tools for the job!

Through certification from the APWA Institute (Florida Chapter) at IRSC, public works supervisors, crew leaders, and managers learn the skills that are vital to managing a highly functioning workplace. Each graduate enters the workplace armed with greater competence and effectiveness in communication, decision-making, team building, time management, stress reduction and a greater overall understanding of their role in the public works environment. Both employers and employees benefit from well-trained leaders.

Institute Highlights

• 90-hour course, divided into three separate 30-hour modules;
• Classroom instruction from highly qualified instructors with experience in public works;
• On-site tours of facilities highlighting the different aspects and areas of public works;
• The Florida Chapter APWA Institute at IRSC is recognized and approved by the national APWA;
• Each graduate of the program receives a certificate from the national APWA.

Module 1
Supervision and Workplace Skills
• Communication; Team-building; Conflict Resolution;
• Understanding and Valuing Diversity; Executing Change;
• Leadership; Employee Engagement; Time and Stress Management;
• Workplace Safety; Effecting Change
Module 2
Leadership, Management, Public Trust
• Overview of Public Works; Emergency Management;
• Customer Relations; Media and Community Relations;
• Fundamentals of Government; Roles of Elected Officials, and Administrators;
• Successful Project Management;Management;
Module 3
Leading Forward
• Public Budgeting and Finance; Grant Administration;
• Strategic Planning; Succession Planning; Continuity Planning;
• Legal Considerations; Creative and Ethical Decision Making;
• The Future of Public Works.


SPECIAL DISCOUNT OFFER: Save time and money - 10% discount for registration of 3 or more students or modules. Non-Refundable, but since Florida life happens, transferable up to a calendar year from date of purchase. Must call 1-888-283-1177 or e-mail cctiinfo@irsc.edu to take advance of this offer.


Scholarship/Reimbursement Opportunities may be available through the APWA Florida Chapter Visit their website for details: http://florida.apwa.net/PageDetails/7381


Target Audience:
Existing or aspiring supervisors, crew leaders and managers in the public works field.

Course Details:
  • Course Type: Continuing Education Institute, Licensing & Certifications
  • Prerequisite(s): Modules do not have to be taken in order
  • Format: Classroom
  • Course Materials Included
  • Breakfast and Lunch will be provided.
  • For group registration or info on customized programs call us at 1-888-283-1177 or email cctiinfo@irsc.edu
  • Classes presented by the CCTI@IRSC are for personal enrichment, professional certification and licensing or continuing education purposes only. They do not qualify for college credit and therefore are not eligible for discounts, Florida pre-paid, State tuition waiver programs or funding for college level classes.

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