INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYMENT

  • Program: Public Works
  • Course: Introduction to Public Works Employment
  • Course #: PWRK1001
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to give a general overview of Public Works. The course will also give an overview of the systems typically managed and called upon by public works professionals. The course will focus on the employee's role in providing support and service delivery to the public.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Define the roles of Public Works employees
Identify communications styles
Complete a job application
Examine conflict in the workplace
Describe effective problem solving methods
Describe customer service

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR ENGL0921 and Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ENGL0930
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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