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William P. Hobby
Center for Public Service
Department of Political Science
601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666
phone - 512.245.3453
fax - 512.245.7815

Course Schedules


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 2015 cost is $716.04 for an undergraduate CPM course and $866.04 for a graduate CPM course. For the Fall 2015 semester the cost for a CPM undergraduate course which includes certification and academic credit is $716.04 and the cost for each CPM graduate course is $866.04. 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 June 5, July 10, July 24 Summer 2015
6 Information Systems for Mgrs Aug 28, Sept 25, Oct 30 Fall 2015
1 Personnel Administration Jan 29, Feb 26, Mar 25 Spring 2016
7 Applied Project Practicum Feb 12, Mar 11, Apr 22 Spring 2016
2 Managing for Quality June 10, July 8, July 22 Summer 2016
3 Organizational Communication Sept 2, Sept 30, Oct 28 Fall 2016
    *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 Round Rock, 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 2015 cost is $716.04 for an undergraduate CPM course and $866.04 for a graduate CPM course. For the Fall 2015 semester the cost for a CPM undergraduate course which includes certification and academic credit is $716.04 and the cost for each CPM graduate course is $866.04. 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 June 12, July 17, July 31 Summer 2015
2 Managing for Quality Sept 4, Oct 9, Nov 13 Fall 2015
7 Applied Project Practicum Sept 11, Oct 23, Nov 6 Fall 2015
3 Organizational Communication Feb 5, Mar 4, Apr 1 Spring 2016
4 Public Finance June 17, July 15, July 29 Summer 2016
5 Productivity & Program Evaluation Sept 9, Oct 7, Nov 4 Fall 2016
7 Applied Project Practicum Sept 16, Oct 14, Nov 18 Fall 2016
6 To Be Announced    
    *All days shown are scheduled to meet 9 am – 4 pm

San Antonio Texas
Texas State University

Registration for CPM courses at San Antonio, are limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. Registration fees for certification credit for the San Antonio, 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 2015 cost is $716.04 for an undergraduate CPM course and $866.04 for a graduate CPM course. For the Fall 2015 semester the cost for a CPM undergraduate course which includes certification and academic credit is $716.04 and the cost for each CPM graduate course is $866.04. 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
4 Public Finance June 19, July 17, July 31 Summer 2015
5 Productivity & Program Evaluation Sept 18, Oct 16, Nov 20 Fall 2015
6 Information Systems for Mgrs Feb 26 , Mar 25, Apr 15 Spring 2016
7 Applied Project Practicum To Be Announced
    *All days shown are scheduled to meet 9 am – 4 pm

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 7-8 & Feb 45, 2016
2 Managing for Quality Mar 3-4 & Apr 7-8, 2016
3 Organizational Communication May 5-6 & Jun 2-3, 2016
4 Public Finance July 7-8 & Aug 4-5, 2016
5 Productivity & Development Sept 8-9 & Oct 6-7, 2016
6 Information Systems for Mgrs Nov 3-4 & Dec 1-2, 2016
7 Applied Project Practicum To Be Announced

Edinburg, TX
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

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 Rio Grande Valley
Edinburg, TX
956.607.2001Office
jmilford@utpa.edu

 

Schedule

Track # Course Title Dates
1 Personnel Administration To be announced
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

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

Track # Course Title Dates
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
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Dec 17-18, 2015 & Jan 21-22, 2016
3 Public Communications Feb 17-19 & Mar 17-18, 2016
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Apr 21-22 & May 19-20, 2016
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Jun 16-17 & Jul 21-22, 2016
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Aug 18-19 & Sept 15-16, 2016

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 9:00a – 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
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Aug 25-26 & Sept 29-30, 2015
1 Public Human Resources Management Oct 27-28 & Nov 17-18, 2015
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Dec 15-16, 2015 & Jan 26-27, 2016
3 Public Communications Feb 24-25 & Mar 29-30, 2016
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Apr 26-27 & May 24-25, 2016
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Jun 28-29 & Jul 26-27, 2016
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Aug 30-31 & Sept 27-28, 2016

Freeport

Sam Houston State University

 
Registration for courses at Freeport is limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. Fees for the Freeport courses are $595 and include all textbooks and other training materials.
 
Classes meet the last Thursday (9:00am – 4:00pm) and Friday (9:00am – 1:00pm) of the month.  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
3 Public Communications Oct 1-2 & Oct 29-30, 2015
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Nov 19-20 & Dec 17-18, 2015
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Jan 28-29 & Feb 25-26, 2016
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Mar 31-Apr 1 & Apr 28-29, 2016

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. Classes are scheduled to meet 8:30am - 3:30pm. Click here for the Stephen F. Austin CPM website.
 

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 Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec2 Fall 2016
2 Managing for Quality Jan 6, Feb 3, Mar 3 Spring 2017
3 Organizational Communication Apr 7, May 5, June 2 Spring 2017
4 Public Finance Jan 8, Feb 5, Mar 4 Spring 2016
5 Productivity & Program Eval Apr 1, May 6, June 3 Spring 2016
6 Information Systems for Mgrs July 1, Aug 5, Sept 2 Summer 2016
7 Applied Project Practicum Participants meet with Dr. Herzog Spring 2016, Fall 2016

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. Click here for full schedule information.
 

Contact:

Diana Benitez
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204-5021
713.743.3970 Office
713.743.3978 Fax
dbenitez@uh.edu


Schedule

Track # Course Title Section 1 Section 2
1 Personnel Administration Mar 12, Mar 13, 2015 Apr 16, Apr 17, 2015
2 Managing for Quality May 14, May 15, 2015 jun 18, Jun 19, 2015
3 Organizational Communication Jul 16, Jul 17, 2015 Aug 20, Aug 21, 2015
4 Public Finance Sep 17, Sep 18, 2015 Oct 15, Oct 16, 2015
5 Productivity & Program Eval Nov 19, Nov 20 2015 Dec 17, Dec 18, 2015
6 Information Systems for Mgrs Jan 14, Jan 15, 2016 Feb 18, Feb 19, 2016
7 Applied Project Practicum Apr 14, Apr 15, 2016

Amarillo

Texas Tech University
 

For the Amarillo CPM Program 2016/2017 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

 

Schedule

Track # Course Title Dates
1 Personnel Administration Fridays - Sept 18, Oct 2, Oct 16, 2016
2 Managing for Quality Fridays - Oct 30, Nov 13, Dec4, 2016
3 Organizational Communication Fridays - Jan 8, Jan 22, Feb 5, 2017
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