Certified Public Manager Program
Address the challenges and unique demands of the public management profession. Individual classes or full certification for federal, state, government, nonprofit, and tribal managers.
Certified Public Manager® Program
Questions? Chrystyna Mursky at firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-262-3830.
The Wisconsin Certified Public Manager (CPM®) Program is a nationally accredited management development program that prepares managers in federal, state, and local government and in tribal and nonprofit organizations for the challenges and unique demands of the public management profession.
We regret to announce that, due to COVID‑19-related financial impacts, the UW–Madison Division of Continuing Studies will discontinue the Wisconsin Certified Public Manager (CPM®) Program as of January 31, 2021. Graduates provide leadership in local, regional, and state public agencies and nonprofit organizations and have positively impacted their workplace and communities through their individual applied projects and group community service projects. Access a list of these projects here. For questions please contact Sunshine Jansen, CPM Program Manager, at email@example.com.
Certified Public Manager Program offerings:
Leading for Racial Equity Session 3: Anti-Racist Workforce Development
May 20, 2021
Leading Through Challenge and Conflict
March 11, 2021
Management Assessment for Personal Planning and Development
March 31, 2021
Organizational Performance Measurement
April 28, 2021
Presenting to Influence
May 13, 2021
Learn more about The Wisconsin Certified Public Manager Program
Download the CPM brochure
Why should you join the CPM program? Besides enhancing your administrative, technical, analytical, management, and communication skills, you'll network with statewide and national cadres of professional public managers, learning from and with representatives of other governmental units, with the backing, resources, and staff of UW-Madison behind you.
National Certified Public Manager®
The National Certified Public Manager® Consortium establishes and preserves standards for the Certified Public Manager® designation.
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