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Celebrating Over 30 Years of Excellence

Formed in 1979, the National Certified Public Manager
rlogo2011tium 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.  

For additional information about the National CPM Program, please click here for two articles. One of the articles appeared in journal, The Public Manager and a second article appeared in the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) PA Times.

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Future Meetings and Conferences


The National CPM Consortium 2014 Mid-Year Business Meeting will take place on March 13-14, 2014 at the One Washington Circle Hotel, Washington DC. Click here for the Details and Registration Form.

Click here for information about Hotel Reservations and Costs. The deadline for Hotel Reservations at the conference rate is February 12, 2014. Click here  to be notified when the final agenda is posted.

The meeting is held just prior to the 2014 Annual Conference of the American Society of Public Administrators, March 14-18 at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel.  Click here for details.