CPM

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Certified Public Manager® (CPM®) Tennessee

The Tennessee Certified Public Manager® (CPM) Program is based in the Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership, an agency of the University of Tennessee Institute for Public Service (IPS). Advisory assistance is provided by a committee. The CPM Program curriculum is determined by the National Certified Manager Program which provides accreditation for the Tennessee Certified Public Manager Program.

The purpose of the Tennessee Certified Public Manager® Program is to provide an in-depth, comprehensive, competency-based, nationally certified development program for middle managers from state and local government organizations, universities, and those from business and industry who desire this training and certification.

Providing high-quality instruction which enhances participant performance in competencies identified as essential to managerial effectiveness in TN state and local government.
Using multiple sources of feedback to build participant self-awareness concerning the impact of their own behavioral style, values, beliefs, and competencies on managerial performance.
Facilitating participants’ applications of learning on the job to improve effectiveness of TN state agencies/universities, local government organizations and other participants.
Details

The UT Institute for Public Service’s Naifeh Center for Effective Leadership is now accepting applications for the state’s first Certified Public Manager (CPM) program, which will hold its first cohort of classes in January 2018.

The Tennessee CPM program is a project-based, 12-month series of courses for all levels of public service employees across the state. The initial cohort will be limited to 20 participants to assure strong interaction with program instructors and participants. The venue for classes will be located in Knoxville, Tennessee at the Institute for Public Service facility at 1610 University Ave.

The scheduled meeting times are:

1………………………January 26th
2…………………….February 16th
3………………………..March 23rd
4…………………………..April 27th
5…………………………..May 25th
6…………………………June 22nd
7…………………………..July 27th
8………………………August 24th
9………………..September 28th
10……………………October 19th
11………………..November 16th
12………………..December 14th

The Certified Public Manager® (CPM®) Tennessee cost will be $4980.00.

Program participants will be able to sharpen their personal and professional leadership styles and expand the knowledge and skills needed to manage and inspire positive change in their workplaces and communities. Participants will meet for a total of twelve days over a period of 12 months. The competency-based instruction comprised of our modules will take place in class sessions and online exercises. During the modules, students will complete a capstone project before obtaining the public manager certification at the end of the 12 month program.

The Tennessee Certified Public Manager (CPM) program, which consists of 300 total hours of training, is designed in conformance with the requirements of the National Certified Public Manager® Consortium.

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