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INFR 1120 - Public Works Institute 2

Municipal Infrastructure Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

This is the second of 3 Public Works Institute courses developed in conjunction with the Public Works Institute of BC. Based on the American Public Works Association (APWA) Public Works Institute Guidelines, it introduces the student to government, organizational behavior, and contract documentation. Topics covered include presentation and verbal skills, contracts and contract law, contract administration, government and community, organizational behaviour, change management, customer service, labour relations, roles and responsibilities of Local, Provincial, and Federal Government, and Worksafe BC. The course is delivered through a series of lectures, in-class exercises, and discussions.


COMM 1103





Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 89499

Wed Jan 12 - Wed Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online


Ken Zeleschuk

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Instructional sessions are delivered through a live interactive web-lecture through online course portal (BCIT Learning Hub) by industry subject matter expert instructors. For more information, please visit our commons webpage: .
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Communicate orally and in writing in a clear, concise, and persuasive manner, and be able to make effective presentations to a variety of individuals and groups.
  • Describe the value and interrelationship of the organization?s personnel, equipment, materials, facilities, funds, and reputation and, where able to, allocate these to accomplish the organizations? objectives.
  • Describe the inter-relationship of the technical, environmental, societal, and policy objectives of the organization and make decisions accordingly.
  • Build trust and respect by listening to people, keeping the commitments they make, working hard to remove obstacles and clearly communicating on a consistent basis.
  • Be public service oriented, act in the public interest, and demonstrate through his or her actions a belief in the value of public service.
  • Employ a set of contract documents to assist in the administration of a project.

Effective as of Winter 2010

Related Programs

INFR 1120 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Public Works Supervision
    Part-time   Associate Certificate


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