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The Minnesota Public Works Association Leadership Academy program provides the practical knowledge, tools, and skills public works professionals need to manage effectively and meet the complex policy and fiscal challenges they face. The program will cover topics ranging from personnel management to technical skills to understanding financial relationships among federal, state, and local governments.
The Minnesota Public Works Association Leadership Academy program is targeted at current and emerging leaders in the field of public works. This program will increase your effectiveness as a public works manager and prepare you to be a leader in the industry.RegisterDownload and complete the Certificate Registration form.Certificate Topics
The Minnesota Public Works Association Leadership Academy program consists of twelve core module topics recommended by the American Public Works Association (APWA). Some of the topics to be covered include:
All students in the Minnesota Public Works Association Leadership Academy program must complete 90 hours of training in seven monthly sessions over an eight-month period. The program is deliberately scheduled to span two calendar years so the cost of certification can be spread over two budget cycles. Cost for the program is $2,650.
The sessions for the 2013-2014 certificate are scheduled for the following dates:
Session 1: Thursday, September 12, 2013 and Friday, September 13, 2013Session 2: Thursday, October 10, 2013 and Friday, October 11, 2013Session 3: Thursday, November 14, 2013 and Friday, November 15, 2013Session 4: Thursday, January 9, 2014 and Friday, January 10, 2014Session 5: Thursday, February 13, 2014 and Friday, February 14, 2014Session 6: Thursday, March 13, 2014 and Friday, March 14, 2014Session 7: Thursday, April 10, 2014 and Friday, April 11, 2014
Each session will be scheduled as follows:Thursday: Noon - 6 p.m. Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
All participants are eligible to earn the certificates regardless or prior academic experience. Students who complete the Minnesota Public Works Association Leadership Academy program will receive certification from the American Public Works Association and a certificate from the Hamline University School of Business. Completion of the program can result in two master's level elective courses (8 credits) for elegible participants who submit proof of an undergraduate degree in the first term of the certificate. Those eligible master's level participants who choose to continue working toward the Master of Arts in Public Administration at Hamline University must meet the requirements for admission to the Hamline School of Business.
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