Gain the tools you need to be an effective public works leader

The University of Wisconsin–Madison's Transportation Information Center, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA), offers two certificates designed to help develop leaders in public works.

Course work in each certificate will help public works officials:

  • Develop knowledge and skills in managing operations and personnel issues
  • Learn ways to communicate public works priorities to local officials and the public
  • Gain problem-solving tools that can immediately be applied on the job
  • Build valuable relationships with others in public works

Public Works Supervisory Academy Certificate

Learn the skills needed to be a successful public works supervisor by completing nine courses in the Public Works Supervisory Academy.

Public Works Management Institute Certificate

Building on the leadership skills gained in the Public Works Supervisory Academy, the Wisconsin Public Works Management Institute includes 6 additional days of course work that prepare you to advance in public works management roles.


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