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Certified Public Manager

National Certified Public Manager®

Celebrating Over 30 Years of Excellence

Formed in 1979, the National Certified Public Manager®  Consortium establishes and preserves standards for the Certified Public Manager® designation. The quality and efficiency of management in government have a major impact on the lives of citizens and the orderly functioning of society. Systematic training programs are essential to maintain and improve the effectiveness and professionalism of government managers.

The purpose of the Consortium is to promote CPM programs by providing and monitoring accreditation standards, facilitating program development, encouraging innovation and developing linkages with programs and organizations with similar concerns.
Those earning the Certified Public Manager® designation are eligible to become Fellows of the American Academy of Certified Public Managers.

American Academy of Certified Public Managers®

is a professional association of public sector managers. To be eligible for membership, an individual must have earned the designation of Certified Public Manager®(CPM) through a management program accredited by the National Certified Public Manager ® Consortium andothers who are interested in membership and qualify under the available membership classifications.
Managers receive certification after satisfactorily completing an extensive program of classroom training, study, research, examinations and demonstrating their managerial abilities through completion of individual projects.

The seven charter Societies of the American Academy are Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, New Jersey, North Carolina and Oklahoma. With graduates from other programs becoming eligible for membership, the Academy has grown to include 21 Societies. The Academy is rapidly expanding its role as a nationwide force for professionalism in public sector management .

Certificate Name Certified Public Manager® Level 1:
Hours 100
Exam format MCQ  Online & Case Study
Certificate Level international Professional certificate from MDI
work book The Oxford Handbook of Public Management
Table of Contents Section I: Basic Frameworks

 

1: Christopher Hood: Public Management: The Word, The Movement, The Science

2: Laurence E. Lynn Jr.: Public Management: A Concise History of the Field

3: Kenneth J. Meier: Bureaucracy in the 21st Century

4: Hal G. Rainey and Young Han Chun: Public and Private Management Compared

5: Linda deLeon: Public Management, Democracy, and Politics

Section II: Theoretical and Disciplinary Perspectives

6: Anthony Bertelli: Law and Public Administration

7: J. Patrick Dobel: Public Management as Ethics

8: Mark Bovens: Public Accountability

9: Aidan R. Vining and David L. Weimer: Economic Perspectives on Public Organizations

10: Peter Bogason: Postmodern Public Administration

11: Erik-Hans Klijn: Networks and Interorganizational Management: Challenging, Steering,Evaluation, and the Role of Public Actors in Public Management

12: H. George Frederickson: Whatever Happened to Public Administration? Governance, Governance Everywhere?

13: Helen Margetts: Virtual Organizations

14: Michael Power: The Audit Explosion

Certificate Name Certified Public Manager® Level 2:
Hours 100
Exam format MCQ  Online & Case Study
Certificate Level international Professional certificate from MDI
work book The Oxford Handbook of Public Management
Table of Contents Section III: Exploring Current Public Policy and Management Themes

 

15: Chris Skelcher: Public-Private Partnerships and Hybridity

16: Christopher Pollitt: Decentralization: A Central Concept in Contemporary Public Management

17: Ignace Snellen: E-Government: A Challenge for Public Management

18: Ewan Ferlie and Keith J. Geraghty: Professionals in Public Services Organizations: Implications for Public Sector ‘Reforming’

19: Jean-Louis Denis, Ann Langley, and Linda Rouleau: Rethinking Leadership in Public Organizations

20: Robert Dingwall and Tim Strangleman: Organizational Cultures in the Public Services

21: Colin Talbot: Performance

Certificate Name Certified Public Manager® Level 3:
Hours 120
Exam format MCQ  Online & Case Study
Certificate Level international Professional  designation from MDI
work book The Oxford Handbook of Public Management
Table of Contents Section IV: Functional Areas

 

22: Patricia W. Ingraham: Striving for Balance: Reforms in Human Resource Management

23: John Øvretveit: Public Service Quality

24: Irene Rubin and Joanne Kelly: Budget amd Accounting Reforms

25: Steven Rathgeb Smith: NGOs and Contracting

26: Peter Dahler-Larsen: Evaluation and Public Management

Section V: National and International Comparisons

27: David Mathiasen: International Public Management

28: Denis Saint Martin: Management Consultancy

29: Isabella Proeller and Kuno Schedler: Change and Continuity in the Continental Tradition of Public Management

Ewan Ferlie, Laurence E. Lynn Jr., and Christopher Pollitt: Afterword