Succession Planning

Jun
04

Project Management | Work Breakdown Structure (Yard Project Example)

Learn about using a Work Breakdown Structure in this excerpt of the Project Management lecture from our Water Utility Management course.     For more information about effective utility management, check out our YouTube channel and the Effective Utility Management course found HERE. If you are preparing for a certification exam, you may be interested […]

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Apr
09

Project Management | Work Breakdown Structure

Learn about using a Work Breakdown Structure in this excerpt of the Project Management lecture from our Water Utility Management course.     For more information about effective utility management, check out our YouTube channel and the Effective Utility Management course found HERE. If you are preparing for a certification exam, you may be interested […]

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Mar
26

Project Management | Mission and Vision

Learn about identifying a mission and visions in this excerpt of the Project Management lecture from our Water Utility Management course.     For more information about effective utility management, check out our YouTube channel and the Effective Utility Management course found HERE. If you are preparing for a certification exam, you may be interested […]

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Mar
12

Project Management | Planning the Project

Learn about the project planning process in this excerpt of the Project Management lecture from our Water Utility Management course.   Learn about Planning a Project in this excerpt from our Project Management Lecture from our Effective Utility Management Course. The main questions that planning answers are: What must be done? How should it be […]

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Jan
24

Water Distribution | Pipe material

Learn about different pipe materials in this excerpt from the Distribution System Exam Review course.     In this video we look at pipe material and considerations involved with installing distribution piping. These considerations include, material, corrosion resistance, quality maintenance and installation cost. For more information regarding C-Value of pipe, check out THIS paper. If […]

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Nov
15

Tell Me a Story

Storytelling can be very useful in a variety of organizational settings.  You can tell stories for presentations, managing staff, motivating colleagues, and training. In our Effective Utility Management workshops, we have a structured training module to help you learn about this powerful tool for communication and influence. Your position as a manager and leader can […]

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Jun
14

5 Traits to Look for When Hiring

When trying to hire the best and the brightest, most managers look only at education and experience.  The problem is, past performance does not necessarily predict future success. And education doesn’t make a big difference in the long term. It may give a candidate a short head start, but unless a person is committed to […]

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Changing Management Training

‘Tis the season…for training! American Water College is pleased to present regional management classroom training in Sonoma County, California, this week!   Much like the inner gears of a machine, the relationship between management and operations are a closely-knit relationship that requires both sides working in sync. When managers and leaders in the organization have […]

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