Certified Public Manager Program
The deadline to submit applications for the CPM class of 2020 has passed. Applications for the CPM class of 2021 will be available in the Spring of 2019.
The South Carolina Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program is a Nationally Accredited management development program for managers and supervisors in South Carolina state government. The program was initially accredited by the National CPM Consortium in 1996 and was reaccredited in 2006, 2011 and 2016.
Philosophically, the South Carolina CPM Program strives to encourage innovative management practices and high ethical standards. The mission of the CPM Program is to provide quality training for public administrators, to assist agencies in developing future leaders, and to recognize management as a profession in the public sector. The CPM Program promotes on-the-job application of learning, gives participants experience in solving agency problems, develops human resources and encourages networking with CPM graduates in other states.
Program Administration and Advisory Committee
Overall administration and curriculum direction of the South Carolina CPM Program is provided by the South Carolina Department of Administration's Division of State Human Resources. The CPM Advisory Committee advises on policy, program content, and agency needs.
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