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Certified Public Manager® Program

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The program is a nationally accredited, comprehensive program that enhances personal leadership strengths and creates efficiency in the State of Idaho workplace.  Participants strengthen leadership skills, deepen their understanding of management, and improve the quality of public service.

This program is designed for high-achieving, career-oriented public supervisors and managers who hold or desire to move into mid- or senior-level positions within federal, state, and local government agencies as well as non-profit entities. The CPM® program emphasizes applied skills using best practices providing benefits for employees and for their employers.

The curriculum is built on seven management competencies and includes over 300 hours of structured learning activities.  Idaho’s CPM® program also includes a Capstone Project, which demonstrates the participant’s effectiveness in applying course concepts to their agency environment.

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