Asset Management Workshops for Elected Officials and Municipal Staff
By Red The Agency • March 21, 2018
RMA and AUMA, with support from Infrastructure and Asset Management Alberta (IAMA), are excited to bring you one-day and half-day asset management workshops for elected officials and senior administration, and two-day workshops for municipal staff!
All workshops are geared towards rural and small urban municipalities with limited asset management experience.
All workshops are made available through funding received from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Municipal Asset Management Program (MAMP) and make it possible for us to host them for you free of charge.
Asset Management for Elected Officials: The Strategic Basics
ADDITIONAL WORKSHOP DATE FOR FULL DAY ELECTED OFFICIALS COURSE ON APRIL 25TH IN EDMONTON AREA!
What will you get out of the workshop? You’ll understand what asset management is, the benefits of starting or continuing on your asset management journey, and how you can get started and champion asset management in your municipality!
This full-day workshop is offered in five locations around the province, and is open to elected officials and CAOs from all municipalities in Alberta.
You will be introduced to asset management through two modules with the following goals:
- Define Asset Management
- Articulate the Benefits of Asset Management
- Recognize Trade-offs in Decision-Making
- Describe the Asset Management Process
- Identify the Role of the Elected Officials and Other Stakeholders
- Use an Asset Management Mindset
- Articulate the Role of an Elected Official in Providing Leadership on Asset Management
- Effectively Use Data and Information
- Understand and Follow the Asset Management Process
On the day of the workshop, registration and breakfast will begin at 7:30 am. Lunch provided.
Please bring writing utensils with you.
|Tuesday, March 6||8:30 am – 4:30pm||NEW LOCATION: Clarion Hotel & Conference Center Sherwood Park, Raleigh Room, Sherwood Park|
|Tuesday, March 27||8:30 am – 4:30pm||Travel Lodge Strathmore, Heritage Ball Room, Strathmore||Open – click here to register!|
|Thursday, March 29||8:30 am – 4:30pm||Coast Lethbridge Hotel and Conference Centre, Continental Room, Lethbridge||Open – click here to register!|
|Wednesday, April 25||8:30 am – 4:30pm||Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Spruce Grove||Open – Click here to register!|
|Wednesday, April 11||8:30 am – 4:30pm||Chateau Nova, Elk Room, Peace River||Open – click here to register!|
|Tuesday, April 17||8:30 am – 4:30pm||Vermilion Regional Centre, Hall A, Vermilion||Open – click here to register!|
Half-day Specialized Modules for Elected Officials
Registration for specialized half-day workshops for elected officials and senior administrators is now open!
On the day of the workshop, registration will begin 1 hour prior to the beginning of the course. For courses that start at 8:30am, registration will begin at 7:30am and for courses that start at 1:00 pm, registration will begin at 12:00pm. Lunch provided. Please bring writing utensils with you.
|Monday, May 2||8:30am – 12:30pm||It’s Got Teeth But Doesn’t Bite: Developing and Implementing an Effective Asset Management Policy||Westlock Inn Conference Centre, Westlock||Open – click here to register!|
|Tuesday, May 15||1:00pm – 5:00pm||Weathering the Storm: Asset Management and Climate Change||Heritage Inn Hotel and Convention Centre, High River||Open – click here to register!|
|Wednesday, May 23||8:30am – 12:30pm||RISK: How Asset Management Can Help!||Camrose Resort Casino, Camrose||Open – click here to register!|
|Tuesday, May 29||8:30am – 12:30pm||Boring Until it is Broken: Engaging the Public in Infrastructure and Asset Management||Travel Lodge Strathmore, Strathmore||Open – click here to register!|
|Tuesday, June 5||8:30am – 12:30pm||“I Want a Five-Star Experience for a Two-Star Price”: Setting and Communicating Levels of Service (LOS)||Mackenzie Conference Centre, Drayton Valley||Open – click here to register!|
Two-day introductory courses for municipal staff – Save the date!
As municipal staff, you will be introduced to asset management through three modules with the following goals:
Module 1: Asset Management Awareness
- Asset management terminology
- How asset management can support organizational strategy and objectives
- Key asset management concepts
- Introduction to asset management frameworks, policy and strategies
Module 2: Asset Management Data Requirements
- Basic registry requirements (i.e. data structure and basic attributes), template and spatial component (i.e. maps)
- Overview of existing data and public resources that can support their asset management plan development
- Overview of data they may need to collect, that may not be readily available, to enhance their asset management plan
Module 3: Basic Asset Management Plan
- Key asset management decision making
- Asset management objectives related to level of service
- Asset management plans
On the day of the workshop, registration and breakfast will begin at 7:30am. Breakfast and lunch provided both days Please bring writing utensils with you.
|Thursday May 3 and
Friday May 4
|8:30am – 4:30pm||Executive Royal Hotel, Leduc||Open – click here to register!|
|Tuesday May 8 and
Wednesday May 9
|8:30am – 4:30pm||Lloydminster Area||Stay tuned for registration details!|
|Thursday May 24 and
Friday May 25
|8:30am – 4:30pm||Pomeroy Hotel, Grand Prairie||Open – click here to register!|
|Wednesday May 30 and
Thursday May 31
|8:30am – 4:30pm||Holiday Inn, Lethbridge||Open – click here to register!|
|Wednesday June 6 and
Thursday June 7
|8:30am – 4:30pm||Calgary Area||Stay tuned for registration details!|
This initiative is offered through the Municipal Asset Management Program, which is delivered by the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and funded by the Government of Canada.
To view the MAMP program, click here: http://www.fcm.ca/home/programs/municipal-asset-management-program/municipal-asset-management-program.htm