The KU Public Management Center
Awards and Recognition
The KU Public Management Center is honored to have been the recipient of the following awards and recognition.
To see the news release, click here.
Ethics Training Received Top Award, Category of Workplace Learning and Performance (WLP) through Design and Development
The Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development (KC-ASTD) will be giving the City of Kansas City, MO a Best Practice trophy at the KC-ASTD Annual Awards and Recognition Breakfast on Thursday, January 17, 2013. Congratulations to Gary O’Bannon, Director of Human Resources for the City of Kansas City, MO and Rebecca Lahann of KCMO’s Education and Development Division!
The award is for the KU Public Management Center’s Ethics training project for the City and MARC which spanned more than 132 sessions and 3200+ employees between November 2011 and April 2012. Bravo to Jonathan Morris, our custom course manager, and to all of the PMC instructors that made this project possible to carry out with such a large group in such a compressed time frame!
Click the image to see more photos from the KC-ASTD Awards Ceremony (via our Facebook account).
Pictured here are the instructors for the course: Gina Maree, Jonathan Morris (KU PMC Custom Course Manager), Andy Huckaba, and Michael Henry (not pictured: Kathy Denhart and Susan Keim)
In September 2012, the KU Public Management Center and City of Olathe, Kansas were honored with a 2012 Bright Ideas Award from the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation. Information about this customized course can be found below under "Supervisory Training Received Top Award, Category of Workplace Learning and Performance (WLP) through Outcomes."
|Click here to download the Award Press Release (PDF).
Click here to see the full list of recipients.
In May 2012, the Olathe SLT program was featured in an invited presentation by Jonathan Morris at the International Conference of the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) held in Denver, Colorado. Information about this customized course can be found below under "Supervisory Training Received Top Award, Category of Workplace Learning and Performance (WLP) through Outcomes."
In 2011 custom course director Jonathan Morris worked with HR staff from the City of Olathe, KS to modify the three-day supervisory training to include additional content specific to the City's goals for supervisors. The adapted course was then offered to the nearly 200 supervisory staff working for the City, including the City Manager. The program was recognized in January 2012 by the the Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development with the Best Practice Award for the category of Workplace Learning and Performance (WLP) through Outcomes.
The Emerging Leaders Academy received the "Exceptional Noncredit Program" award from the Association for Continuing Higher Education Region 8 at its annual conference in Kansas City on February 29, 2008. ACHE Region 8 gave the KU Public Management Center this award in recognition of ELA's innovations in curriculum and public sector partnerships.
Supervisory Training: The Heart of True Leadership received an award in February 2007 as an Exceptional Non-Credit Program from the Association of Continuing Higher Education, Region VII.
The Kansas Certified Public Manager® Program received a Best Practices Award by the Kansas City Chapter of the American Society for Training and Development (KC-ASTD). Terri Callahan and Marvin Stottlemire, principal instructors of the CPM Program, were presented a trophy at KC-ASTD's Annual Awards and Recognition Banquet on January 19, 2005, in Kansas City, Missouri.