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Master Course Listing


Kansas Roads Scholar Program
Master Course listing


Schedule of classes for the Kansas Roads Scholar Program

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
A certificate is awarded after completion of nine Level One courses.

Workshop

Schedule of Presentation

Presenting Agency

Culverts and Drainage

Annually (February)

Kansas LTAP

Risk and Liability Issues

At least every other year

Kansas LTAP

MUTCD for Technicians

Annually

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

At least every other year

Kansas LTAP

Government 101 (choose 1 of the following 2 courses)

- County Government 101
- City Government 101

At least every other year

Kansas LTAP

Elective Workshops
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

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

Workshop

Schedule of Presentation

Presenting Agency

Fundamentals of Supervision

At least every other year

Kansas LTAP

Legal Aspects of Management

At least every other year

KAC

Problem Solving for Effective Supervision

At least every other year

Kansas LTAP

Communication Skills for Effective Supervision 

At least every other year

Kansas LTAP

Managing Employee Performance

At least every other year

Kansas LTAP

Providing Employee Safety

At least every other year

Kansas LTAP

Enhancing Cooperative Work Relationships

At least every other year

Kansas LTAP

Public Works I and II

At least every other year

Kansas LTAP

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

Workshop

Schedule of Presentation

Presenting Agency

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

 

Level Three, Executive Development Program

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

Workshop

Schedule of Presentation

Presenting Agency

Fundamental of Leadership

At least every other year

KAC

Budgeting and Finance

At least every other year

KAC

Overview of HR Management

At least every other year

KAC

Effective Community and Media Communication

At least every other year

KAC

Project Planning and Management

Odd years

Kansas LTAP

Effective Management of Intergovernmental Relations

At least every other year

KAC

Legal Permitting and Regulatory Processes

Even years

Kansas LTAP

Asset Management and Cost Accounting

Odd years

Kansas LTAP

Local/State Project Coordination

Webinar (available online)

Kansas LTAP

Overview of Engineering Functions in Public Works

Even years

Kansas LTAP

Elective Workshop

Elective courses are not required, but one elective course may be taken in place of one of the courses listed above.

Annually

Kansas LTAP, NHI, Other

 

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

Workshop

Schedule of Presentation

Presenting Agency

Workplace, Job Site and Equipment Safety

Annually (February)

Kansas LTAP

Risk and Liability Issues

At least every other year

Kansas LTAP

Engineering Functions in Public Works

Even years

Kansas LTAP

MUTCD for Technicians

Annually

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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