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Certified Public Manager Consortium

Connect. Engage. Lead.

The Certified Public Manager® Program has many benefits for both the participants and their respective agencies. As an employee, you' ll enhance your personal leadership strengths and find ways to become more effective in the workplace.  Employers have the opportunity to develop their talented supervisors and managers and help them take the next step in their careers.

Why Should You Consider the CPM Program for Yourself or Your Employees?

  For Employees

  • Enhance your personal leadership strengths for both your work life and personal life.
  • Broaden your intergovernmental networks and communication.
  • Increase your personal awareness and effectiveness.
  • Evaluate and implement innovative solutions.
  • Become a leader in promotion of quality in public services.
  • Take advantage of competency based learning that you can take back to work with you the next day and apply.
  • In some states, participants can earn undergraduate and graduate credit upon completion of the program.
  • Successful graduates are eligible for membership in the American Academy of Certified Public Managers®.

  For Employers

  • Use in succession planning to fill upcoming vacancies.
  • Bring your knowledgeable staff up to speed quickly and save time and money. 

  • Create promotional opportunities to build morale.

  • Employees bring their classroom energy and learning back to the office.

  • Take this opportunity to focus on a long term agency project.

  • Use this program as part of an employee development and mentoring plan.

  • Champion a capstone project that improves effectiveness, efficiency or saves money.

  • Take advantage of your employees improved management skills and delegate new assignments.

  • Obtain national recognition and accomplishment that is well known in government.

  • Implement nationally recognized process improvement theory and practice endorsed in industry and government.  (Washington State and Washington DC include Lean Six Sigma techniques and tools at the Green Belt level.)

Certified Public Manager Consortium

National Certified Public Manager® Consortium is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.

P. O. Box 2133
Boise, ID 83701-2133

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