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

Current Course

Session IV: Executive Leadership
To be a truly effective leader in today’s "what-have-you-done-for-me-lately" world actually requires the long view. Long term planning, a systems perspective, strategic thinking, and ethical decision-making are skills that the most visionary leaders of history possessed. This session provides insight into these skills.

Specific topics covered are:

  • Presentation skills
  • Organizational self-assessment
  • APWA Accreditation
  • Equipment and fleet management
  • Strategic planning
  • Policy development and implementation
  • Creating and growing sustainable communities
  • Leveraging resources with other entities
  • Systems thinking within public works
  • Data based decision making in public works
  • Succession planning  


October 3-5, 2023

The session will take place over 3 days: October 3-5, 2023. Each day will provide approximately 8 hours of content.


Hotel Exterior Lodging rooms are available for $98/night plus applicable taxes at the Hyatt Place Innsbrook. Reservations can be made by calling in to 804-747-9644 and mentioning the Mid-Atlantic Public Works Institute or by visiting: https://www.hyatt.com/. Check-in is at 3:00PM. Check out is at 11: 00 a.m. Late check out from 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. will be assessed ½ the day’s rate. Check out after 4 p.m. will be assessed a full day’s rate.

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