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San Marcos

Texas State University-San Marcos

 
Registration for CPM courses at San Marcos, are limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. Registration fees for certification credit for the San Marcos, CPM classes are $595 and include all textbooks and other training materials. If you are taking CPM courses for certification and academic credit you must register through The "Banner Registration System" and the Summer 2013 cost is $631.00 for an undergraduate CPM course and $801.00 for a graduate CPM course. For the Fall 2013 semester the cost for a CPM undergraduate course which includes certification and academic credit is $682.89 and the cost for each CPM graduate course is $832.89. Click here for full schedule information.
 

Contact:

 
Dr. Howard R. Balanoff
Professor & Director
William P. Hobby Center for Public Service
Political Science Department
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666
512.245.3453 Office
512.245.7815 Fax
hb02@txstate.edu
 

Schedule

Track# Course Title Dates Semester
2 Managing for Quality June 6, July 11, Aug 1 Summer 2014
3 Organizational Communication Sept 5, Oct 3, Nov 7 Fall 2014
4 Public Finance Jan 30, Feb 27, Mar 27 Spring 2015
7 Applied Project Practicum Feb 13, Mar 20, Apr 24 Spring 2015
5 Productivity & Program Evaluation June 5, July 10, July 24 Summer 2015
6 Information Systems for Mgrs Aug 28, Sept 25, Oct 30 Fall 2015
*All days shown are scheduled to meet 9 am – 4 pm

Austin/Round Rock
Higher Education Center

 
Registration for CPM courses at Round Rock, are limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. Registration fees for certification credit for the San Marcos, CPM classes are $595 and include all textbooks and other training materials. If you are taking CPM courses for certification and academic credit you must register through The "Banner Registration System" and the Summer 2013 cost is $631.00 for an undergraduate CPM course and $801.00 for a graduate CPM course. For the Fall 2013 semester the cost for a CPM undergraduate course which includes certification and academic credit is $682.89 and the cost for each CPM graduate course is $832.89. Click here for full schedule information.
 

Contact:
 

Dr. Howard R. Balanoff
Professor & Director
William P. Hobby Center for Public Service
Political Science Department
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666
512.245.3453 Office

512.245.7815 Fax
hb02@txstate.edu
 

Schedule

Track# Course Title Dates Semester
5 Productivity & Program Evaluation Sept 12, Oct 10, Nov 14 Fall 2014
7 Applied Project Practicum Sept 19, Oct 17, Nov 21 Fall 2014
6 Information Systems for Mgrs Feb 6, Mar 6, Apr 3 Spring 2015
1 Personnel Administration June 12, July 17, July 31 Summer 2015
2 Managing for Quality Sept 4, Oct 9, Nov 13 Fall 2015
7 Applied Project Practicum To Be Announced Fall 2015
*All days shown are scheduled to meet 9 am – 4 pm

San Antonio Texas
Texas State University

Registration for CPM courses at the Alamo Area Council of Governments San Antonio CPM is limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. Registration fees for certification credit for the San Marcos, CPM classes are $595 and include all textbooks and other training materials. If you are taking CPM courses for certification and academic credit you must register through The "Banner Registration System" and the Summer 2014 cost is $682.89 for an undergraduate CPM course and $832.89 for a graduate CPM course. Click here for full schedule information.

Contact:

Dr. Howard R. Balanoff
Professor & Director
William P. Hobby Center for Public Service
Political Science Department
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666
512.245.3453 Office
512.245.7815 Fax
hb02@txstate.edu

Schedule

Track# Course Title Dates Semester
1 Personnel Administration Jun 13 (9am - 4pm), July 25 (9am - 4pm), Aug 6 (9am - 4pm) Summer 2014
2 Managing for Quality Sept 19 (9am - 4pm), Oct 17 (9am - 4pm), Nov 21 (9am - 4pm) Fall 2014
3 Organizational Communication Feb 20 (9am - 4pm), Mar 20 (9am - 4pm), Apr 17 (9am - 4pm) Spring 2015
4 Public Finance June 19 (9am - 4pm), July 17 (9am - 4pm), Aug 5 (9am - 4pm) Summer 2015
5 Productivity & Program Evaluation Sept 18 (9am - 4pm), Oct 16 (9am - 4pm), Nov 20 (9am - 4pm) Fall 2015
6 Information Systems for Mgrs To Be Announced
7 Applied Project Practicum To Be Announced

Texas State University
Dallas-Ft. Worth Area
North Central Texas Council of Governments (COG) Program
Arlington, TX

 
Registration for courses at this location is limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. Fees for these courses are $595 and include all textbooks and other training materials. For details about the Dallas/Fort Worth Area CPM Program at the North Central Texas Council of Government in Arlington Texas contact Dr. Howard Balanoff at hb02@txstate.edu or 512/245-3453 or David Tees at dwtees@gmail.com or 817/683-8764. Click here for full schedule information.
 
Track 7 begins in July, 2013 and does not require classroom space. Only CPM participants who have successfully completed Tracks 1-6 are eligible to enroll in Track 7. CPM participants who successfully complete Track 7 during the summer and fall of 2013 will be candidates for CPM graduation in December. Classes meet 9:00a – 4:30p on Thurs and 9:00a – 12:00 noon on Fri.
 

Contact:

 
David Tees
Director, Dallas/Fort Worth Area CPM Program
2104 Inverray Court
Arlington, TX 76017
817.683.8764
 
Dr. Howard Balanoff
Professor and Director
William P. Hobby Center for Public Service
Political Science Department
Texas State University
601 University Drive
San Marcos, Texas 78666
512.245.3453 Office
512.245.3173 Fax
hb02@txstate.edu
 

Schedule

Track # Course Title Dates
1 Personnel Administration Jan 8-9 & Feb 5-6, 2015
2 Managing for Quality Mar 5-6 & Apr 9-10, 2015
3 Organizational Communication May 7-8 & Jun 4-5, 2015
4 Public Finance July 9-10 & Aug 6-7, 2015
5 Productivity & Development Sept 10-11 & Oct 8-9, 2015
6 Information Systems for Mgrs Nov 5-6 & Dec 3-4, 2015
7 Applied Project Practicum To Be Announced

Edinburg, TX
The University of Texas at Pan American

 

Registration Information

Jayshree Bhat, MS, MBA
Director of Continuing Education
UTPA McAllen Teaching Site
1800 Main Street #1100
McAllen, TX 78503
Ph. 956-665-2073; Fax: 956-928-1445
continuinged@utpa.edu

CPM website
 

CPM Program Information

Mr. John Milford
CPM Program Director
The University of Texas at Pan American
Edinburg, TX
956.607.2001Office
jmilford@utpa.edu

 

Schedule

 

Track # Course Title Dates
1 Personnel Administration Sept 13-14 & Oct 11-12, 2013
2 Managing for Quality Nov 15-16 & Dec 13-14, 2013
3 Organizational Communication Jan 24-25 & Feb 21-22, 2014
4 Public Finance Mar 21-22 & Apr 18-19, 2014
5 Productivity & Program Eval May 23-24 & June 20-21, 2014
6 Information Systems for Mgrs July 18-19 & Aug 15-16, 2014
7 Applied Project Practicum Sept 19-20 & Oct 17-18, 2014

Houston

Sam Houston State University

Schedule for EB Cape Center

 
Registration for courses at Houston is limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. Fees for the Houston courses are $595 and include all textbooks and other training materials.
 
Classes meet 9:00a – 4:30p on the third Thursday of the month and 9:00a – 1:00p the following Friday.  All classes are coordinated and directed by Sam Houston State University Division of Continuing Education in cooperation with the William P. Hobby Center for Public Service Texas State University at San Marcos and fully accredited by the national Certified Public Manager Program.
 

Contact:

 
Don C. Moore
CPM Coordinator
Sam Houston State University
512.388.1725
dlsmoore@msn.com
 
 

Schedule for The EB Cape Center, City of Houston

Track # Course Title Dates
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Oct 16-17 & Nov 20-21, 2014
3 Public Communications Dec 18-19, 2014 & Jan 15-16, 2015
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Feb 19-20 & Mar 19-20, 2015
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Apr 16-17 & May 21-22, 2015
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Jun 18-19 & Jul 16-17, 2015
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Aug 20-21 & Sept 17-18, 2015
1 Public Human Resources Management Oct 15-16 & Nov 19-20, 2015

Houston

Sam Houston State University

The Woodlands,TX

 
Registration for courses at Houston is limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. Fees for the Houston courses are $595 and include all textbooks and other training materials.
 
Classes meet 9:00 a – 4:00p on Tues and 9:00a – 1:00p on Wed..  All classes are coordinated and directed by Sam Houston State University Division of Continuing Education in cooperation with the William P. Hobby Center for Public Service at Texas State University, San Marcos.  The program is fully accredited by the National Certified Public Manager Program.
 

Contact:

 
Don C. Moore
CPM Coordinator
Sam Houston State University
512.388.1725
dlsmoore@msn.com
 
 

Schedule for The Woodlands Texas

Track # Course Title Dates
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Sept 16-17 & Oct 14-15, 2014
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Nov 18-19 & Dec 16-17, 2014
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Jan 13-14 & Feb 17-18, 2015
1 Public Human Resources Management Mar 17-18 & Apr 14-15, 2015
2 Managing Quality of Public Services May 19-20 & Jun 16-17, 2015
3 Public Communications Jul 14-15 & Aug 18-19, 2015
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Sept 15-16 & Oct 13-14, 2015

Galveston

Sam Houston State University

UTMB Galveston

 
Registration for courses at Galveston is limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. Fees for the Galveston courses are $595 and include all textbooks and other training materials.
 
Classes meet 9:00 a – 4:00p on Tues and 9:00a – 1:00p on Wed..  All classes are coordinated and directed by Sam Houston State University Division of Continuing Education in cooperation with the William P. Hobby Center for Public Service at Texas State University, San Marcos.  The program is fully accredited by the National Certified Public Manager Program.
 

Contact:

 
Don C. Moore
CPM Coordinator
Sam Houston State University
512.388.1725
dlsmoore@msn.com
 
 

Schedule

Track # Course Title Dates
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Oct 28-29 & Nov 11-12, 2014
3 Public Communications Dec 9-10, 2014 & Jan 27-28, 2015
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Feb 24-25 & Mar 24-25, 2015
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Apr 28-29 & May 26-27, 2015
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Jun 23-24 & Jul 28-29, 2015
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Aug 25-26 & Sept 29-30, 2015
1 Public Human Resources Management Oct 27-28 & Nov 10-11, 2015

Nacogdoches

Stephen F. Austin University

 
Class size is limited to ensure quality instruction. Fees for these courses are $595 and include all textbooks and other training materials.
 

Contact:


Dr. Richard J. Herzog
Co. Director, CPM Program
Department of Government
Stephen F. Austin State University
P.O. Box 13045, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3045
936.468.2446
rherzog@sfasu.edu
 

Schedule

Track # Course Title Dates Semester
1 Personnel Administration Apr 3, May 1, June 5 Spring 2015
2 Managing for Quality July 10, Aug 7, Sept 4 Summer 2015
3 Organizational Communication Oct 2, Nov 6, Dec 4 Fall 2015
4 Public Finance Jan 8, Feb 5, Mar 4 Spring 2016
5 Productivity & Program Eval Oct 3, Nov 7, Dec 5 Fall 2014
6 Information Systems for Mgrs Jan 9, Feb 6, Mar 6 Spring 2014
7 Applied Project Practicum Participants meet with Dr. Herzog Fall 2014, Spring 2015

Houston

University of Houston

 
Class size is limited to ensure quality instruction. Fees for these courses are $595 and include all textbooks and other training materials. Click here for the University of Houston CPM website.
 

Contact:

Maggie Manzano
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204-5021
713.743.3976 Office
713.743.3978 Fax
mmanzano@central.uh.edu


Schedule

Track # Course Title Section 1 Section 2
1 Personnel Administration Jan 9, Jan 10, 2014 Feb 6, Feb 7, 2014
2 Managing for Quality Mar 6, Mar 7, 2014 Apr 3, Apr 4, 2014
3 Organizational Communication May 1, May 2, 2014 Jun 5, Jun 6, 2014
4 Public Finance Jul 10, Jul 11, 2014 Aug 7, Aug 8, 2014
5 Productivity & Program Eval Sep 4, Sep 5, 2014 Oct 2, Oct 3, 2014
6 Information Systems for Mgrs Nov 6, Nov 7, 2014 Dec 4, Dec 5, 2014
7 Applied Project Practicum Jan 8, Jan 9, 2015 Feb 5, Feb 6, 2015

Abilene

Texas Tech University
 

For the Abilene CPM Program 2014/2015 Schedule:
 

Contact:

 

David K. Hamilton, Ph.D.
Director, Graduate Public Administration Program
Department of Political Science
Texas Tech University
806.834.7717
david.hamilton@ttu.edu

Track # Course Title Dates
1 Personnel Administration Fridays - Feb 21, Mar 7, Mar 28, 2014
2 Managing for Quality To be announced
3 Organizational Communication To be announced
4 Public Finance To be announced
5 Productivity & Program Eval To be announced
6 Information Systems for Mgrs To be announced
7 Applied Project Practicum To be announced