Mid-Atlantic Public Works Institute
Mid-Atlantic Public Works Institute

Current Course

Session III: Finance, Law, Media, & Communications

As a leader in the field of public works, the ability to understand legal and financial issues and then be able to effectively relate that understanding to the public via many and varied media outlets is a critical skill. This session provides the necessary information and various strategies required to be a professional, ethical, and effective leader in today’s world.

Topic areas covered are:

  • Public relations
  • Media relations
  • Social media
  • General legal issues
  • Employment law
  • Liability and public works
  • The regulatory process
  • Roles of local, state, provincial, and federal legislative/executive bodies
  • Finance and budgeting
  • Alternative funding strategies
  • Asset management
  • Purchasing/inventory management
  • Wastewater
  • Stormwater/floodwater management master plan
  • Business letters/report writing
  • Ethics


October 9-11, 2018


Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Innsbrook
4050 Cox Road
Glen Allen, Virginia 23060
(804) 521-2900 Website


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Hyatt Place Richmond/Innsbrook
4100 Cox Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
(804) 747-9644

A room block has been reserved for MPWI Session III. To make a reservation, please contact the hotel directly and let them know that you are with MPWI Session III. The group rate is $122 (plus tax) and is available until September 7, 2018.

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