Small System Effective Utility Management Workshop, May 6, Glen Arbor

0.6 CECs Water and Wastewater Managerial

Back to Events
Show Event Info
Thursday, May 6, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
Homestead Resort
1 Woodridge Road
Glen Arbor, MI 49636
United States
22 Seats Remaining
* Registration open until 4/29/21 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

Event Details

BEFORE YOU REGISTER ANYONE FOR THIS CLASS:

1. You are in the database so DO NOT ADD yourself or create a new account. If you do not know what email address we have on file for you, call the office.

2. Each person must have an INDIVIDUAL EMAIL ADDRESS (It does not have to be a company email, just one they can access).


Continuing Education Credits

0.6 CECs Water and Wastewater Managerial

Price: Free but you MUST Pre-Register

This workshop will help utilities address a full range of challenges and  improve the management of their operations and infrastructure.

-How to deliver increasingly efficient, and higher quality services

-How to improve long-term sustainability and increase resiliency

-How to use the Rural and Small Systems Guidebook to Sustainable Utility Management to make improvements at your system

Utilities will learn how to make improvements in the ten key management areas, focusing first on their most pressing challenges.

THE TEN KEY MANAGEMENT AREAS

-Product Quality 

-Customer Satisfaction

-Employee & Leadership Development 

-Operational Optimization

-Financial Viability 

-Operational Resiliency

-Infrastructure Stability 

-Water Resource Adequacy

-Community Sustainability & Economic Development  

-Stakeholder Understanding & Support

AGENDA

8:00 am Registration

8:30 am Introductions

8:45 am Overview of Key Management Areas

10:00 am Break

10:15 am - Utility Assessment Exercise

10:45 am - Self Assessment Results

11:30 am – Lunch (included)

12:15 pm - Self Assessment Results - Continued

12:45 pm -  Table Exercise Improving Outcomes

1:15 pm - Break

1:30 pm  - Table Exercise Results/Practice Tools & Measures Discussion

2:30 pm -  Information and Resources Discussion

3:00 pm - Action Plan Discussion

3:30 pm - Workshop Feedback

4:00 - Class Adjourns

REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS:

-Attendee preference will be given to communities with a population of 10,000 or less.

-No more than 3 water and wastewater operators per system. Additional attendees should be management, clerks, treasurers, council members, etc.

-There is limited seating for contract operations companies. Employees of contract operations companies will be put on a waitlist.

Agenda

May 6
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Register / Class Check-in
8:30 AM - 8:30 AM Class Begins
4:00 PM - 4:00 PM Class Adjourns