Resource Management Skills

This course delves into the concepts and practices that one needs to utilize when managing his/her agencies' resources, namely:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Creative Decision Making
  • Budgeting
  • Purchasing & Contracting
  • Consultant Management
  • Project Administration
  • "Making it Work" (combining these) for your particular circumstances.

Once completed, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the need for planning
  • Develop a strategic plan
  • Set goals and look at alternatives
  • Create and modify practices
  • Involve employees
  • Better understand budgeting and contracting concepts.

Key Concepts:

  • Overview of Strategic Planning
  • Creative Decision Making
  • Budgeting/Contracting (Local)
  • Purchasing (DOT)
  • Consultant Management

Offering format

On-line, independent study



Offering level (Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced)


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