AWWA Seminar Explores Preparing for Workforce Shortage

Oct. 17, 2008
Seminar scheduled for Nov. 13 to 14 in Fort Worth, Texas

General managers, human resource professionals, training managers and utility department directors will learn the necessary steps in creating winning workforce plans at the “Mapping Your Course to a Successful Workforce Plan” seminar hosted by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Nov. 13 to 14 at the Hilton Fort Worth in Texas.

The two-day seminar, led by Artis Dawson, former director of administration at East Bay Municipal Utility District in Oakland, Calif., and Terry Brueck, president of EMA, Inc., will cover such topics as workforce trends and planning models, recruiting, retention, knowledge management and the generational and cultural differences occurring in today’s workforce. Attendees will leave the seminar with the skills necessary to create a workforce plan for their utility.

Other benefits for attendees include:
• Continuing Education Units to meet certification requirements and Professional Development Hours;
• The opportunity to earn 12 recertification credits by the Human Resources Certification Institute; and
• Extensive course book containing all the materials covered in the seminar.

For more information on the seminar and registration details, go to

Source: AWWA

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