Certified Public Manager Program

 FAQs

What is the Indiana Certified Public Manager® Program?
The Indiana CPM Program trains public managers to apply recognized public management theories and best practices to the challenges they face in public service.

Who should enroll in the Indiana CPM Program?
The Indiana CPM Program is designed for current and future supervisors and managers employed in public service within government or a non-profit organization.

For more information about the Indiana CPM Program contact:
Dr. Charles Taylor
cdtaylor@bsu.edu
765-285-8794

How many training sessions are in the Indiana CPM Program?
The Indiana CPM Program consists of 24 full-day training sessions divided into two groups of 12 sessions. The first 12 sessions comprise the Phase I Supervisory Training which leads to a designation as a Certified Public Supervisor. After completing the Supervisory Training, participants are eligible to enroll for the second 12 sessions which comprise the Phase II Managerial Training. Participants completing the entire course of study will receive a nationally recognized designation as a Certified Public Manager. Participants attend one training session per month and work on projects and other assignments during the times between training sessions.

Where are the training sessions located?
We offer the CPM Program in the central, northern and southern parts of the state on a rotating basis.

How much does the Indiana CPM Program cost?
The program fee for the Phase I Supervisory Training is $1,595. The program fee for the Phase II Managerial Training is $1,695. There are scholarships available from time to time that reduce the cost of training for eligible applicants. Details about scholarships are provided during the periods when they are available.

Additional program information is contained in our program handbook or you may contact Dr. Charles Taylor.

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