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Master Course Listing

This information provides an overview of the Kansas Roads Scholar Master Course listing. Classes are offered at least every other year. Agency contacts are listed at the bottom. See the online training calendar http://kutc.ku.edu/calendar/ltap for a list of upcoming workshops.

Level One: Technical Skills Program

Course

Schedule of Presentation

Presenting Agency

Culverts and Drainage

Annually (Spring)

Kansas LTAP

Risk and Liability Issues

Even years

Kansas LTAP

MUTCD for Technicians

Annually (Spring)

TASK

Snow and Ice Control

Annually (October)

Kansas LTAP

Road Maintenance (choose 2 of the following 3)

- Gravel Road Maintenance
- Asphalt Road and Street Maintenance
- Concrete Street Maintenance

Annually

Kansas LTAP

Workplace, Jobsite and Equipment Safety

Annually (February)

Kansas LTAP

Foundations in Customer Service

Even years

Kansas LTAP

Government 101 (choose 1 of the following 2 courses)

- County Government 101
- City Government 101

Every other year

Kansas LTAP

Elective Courses
The following courses are not required, but one of these courses may be taken in place of one of the courses listed above.

Bridge 101

Every other year as needed

Kansas LTAP

Introduction to GIS

Every other year as needed

Kansas LTAP

Guardrail Maintenance and Repair Every other year as needed Kansas LTAP

Public Works Role in Emergency Management

(must be taken with Public Works and Disaster Recovery to receive credit. Can count towards Level One or Level Two but not both)

Online webinar FEMA

Public Works and Disaster Recovery

(must be taken with Public Works Role in Emergency Management to receive credit. can count towards Level One or Level Two but not both)

Online webinar FEMA

Level Two: Supervisory Skills Program
A certificate is awarded after completion of eight Level Two courses.

Course

Schedule of Presentation

Presenting Agency

Fundamentals of Supervision

Odd years

Kansas LTAP

Legal Aspects of Management

Every other year

KAC

Problem Solving for Effective Supervision

Even years

Kansas LTAP

Communication Skills for Effective Supervision

Odd years

Kansas LTAP

Managing Employee Performance

Even years

Kansas LTAP

Providing Employee Safety (1/2 day live webinar)

Even years

Kansas LTAP

Supervisor's Role in Enhancing Cooperative Work Relationships

Even years

Kansas LTAP

Public Works I and II

Even years

Kansas LTAP

Elective Courses 
The following courses are not required, but one of these courses may be taken in place of one of the courses listed above.

Making Safer Roads

As needed

Kansas LTAP

Bridge Maintenance

As needed

Kansas LTAP

Culvert Management

Every other year as needed

Kansas LTAP

Advanced GIS

As needed

Kansas LTAP

Public Works Role in Emergency Management

(must be taken with Public Works and Disaster Recovery to receive credit. Can count towards Level One or Level Two but not both)

Online webinar FEMA

Public Works and Disaster Recovery

(must be taken with Public Works Role in Emergency Management to receive credit. can count towards Level One or Level Two but not both)

Online webinar FEMA

Level Three: Executive Development Program

A certificate is awarded after completion of eleven Level Three courses.

Course

Schedule of Presentation

Presenting Agency

Fundamental of Leadership

Every other year

KAC

Budgeting and Finance

Every other year

KAC

Overview of HR Management

Every other year

KAC

Effective Community and Media Communication

Every other year

KAC

Project Planning and Management

Odd years

Kansas LTAP

Effective Management of Intergovernmental Relations

Every other year

KAC

Legal Permitting and Regulatory Processes

Even years

Kansas LTAP

Asset Management

Odd years

Kansas LTAP

Local/State Project Coordination

Webinar (currently down for maintenance)

Kansas LTAP

Overview of Engineering Functions in Public Works

Even years

Kansas LTAP

Elective Workshop

Annually

Kansas LTAP, FEMA, NHI, Other

Safety Star Program
A certificate is awarded after completion of seven Safety Star courses.

Course

Schedule of Presentation

Presenting Agency

Workplace, Job Site and Equipment Safety

Annually (February)

Kansas LTAP

Risk and Liability Issues

Even years

Kansas LTAP

Engineering Functions in Public Works

Even years

Kansas LTAP

MUTCD for Technicians

Annually (Spring)

TASK

Low Cost Safety Improvements

Webinar (available online)

Kansas LTAP

Road Safety Assessments

Webinar (available online)

Kansas LTAP

Making Safer Roads

At least every other year as needed

Kansas LTAP

Monitoring and Reporting Agency

Kansas LTAP: https://kutc.ku.edu/ltap
Contact kutc_training@ku.edu or 785-864-2594

Additional Presenting Agencies:

KAC workshops: Contact Dorrie Sullivan, sullivan@kansascounties.org or (785) 272-2585 x 304

TASK workshops: http://conferences.k-state.edu/task/


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