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Texas Certified Public Manager® Program

The William P. Hobby Center for Public Service

Training public and nonprofit managers in the ethical values and technical competencies associated with outstanding public service.



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Texas CPM June 12, 2017 Graduation

Texas CPM Graduation Scheduled at the Texas Capitol for June 12, 2017

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2017 Texas CPM Conference

The 2017 Texas CPM Conference and William P. Hobby Distinguished Lecture was a great success on Friday April 7, 2017 at the Texas State University Avery Building in Round Rock, Texas.

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Dallas/Fort Worth opens New Cycle of CPM courses

On January 12, 2017, The Texas Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program opened a New Cycle of CPM courses in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area. Twenty Eight (28) Local Government leaders and managers have enrolled in the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) CPM Program in Arlington, Texas.

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Howard and Marilyn Balanoff Receive Proclamation of Appreciation at National CPM Consortium Conference.

Dr. Howard Balanoff and Ms. Marilyn Balanoff received a "Proclamation of Appreciation" for Service to the National Certified Public Manager ® (CPM) Consortium at the Oct 23-25 Annual Conference in Baltimore MD.

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Summer & Fall 2017 Academic Schedule

Click here for the 2017 CPM Academic Schedule for San Marcos & Round Rock, Texas.

Blast from the Past

Click here for a video of the 1st Texas CPM Graduation which was conducted by Governor George Bush in December 1996.