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Course Schedules


San Marcos, Round Rock & Arlington, Texas

Registration for CPM courses are limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. The registration fee for certification only for the San Marcos and Round Rock program is $695 per track. The fee includes all textbooks and other training materials. If you are taking CPM courses for academic credit, you must register through The "Banner Registration System" and the cost for the Spring 2019 semester undergraduate course is $833.46 and the cost for each CPM graduate course is $983.46. For more information on university tuition rates, please refer to the Tuition Rates schedule on the Student Business Services page.

Click here for the Spring 2021 CPM Academic Schedule for San Marcos & Round Rock.

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

San Marcos Schedule
Texas State University main campus

No face to face classes are scheduled: Summer & Fall CPM Classes (CPM Tracks 2 & 3) meet for about 3 hours remotely through “Zoom” on scheduled dates for face to face classes.

Track # Course Title Dates Semester
1 Personnel & Human Resources Administration Jan 24, Feb 21, Mar 13, 2020 Spring 2020
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Feb 7, Apr 24, 2020 Spring 2020
2 Managing for Quality Jun 5, Jul 10, Jul 24, 2020 Summer 2020
3 Organizational Communication & Behavior Sep 4, Oct 2, Nov 6, 2020 Fall 2020
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Jan 29, Feb 26, Mar 26, 2021 Spring 2021
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Feb 5, Apr 23, 2021 Spring 2021

Round Rock Schedule
Round Rock Higher Education Center

No face to face classes are scheduled: Summer & Fall CPM Classes (CPM Tracks 4 & 5) meet for about 3 hours remotely through “Zoom” on scheduled dates for face to face classes.

Track # Course Title Dates Semester
3 Organizational Communication & Behavior Now Closed Spring 2020
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Jun 12, Jul 17, Jul 31, 2020 Summer 2020
5 Public Policy Issues & Administration Sep 11, Oct 16, Nov 13, 2020 Fall 2020
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Sep 18, Nov 20, 2020 Fall 2020
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Feb 12, Mar 5, Apr 2, 2021 Spring 2021

Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex (Arlington)

Registration for courses at this location is limited to 30 participants on a first come, first served basis. Fees for these courses are $695 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 James Earp at jrearp@cityofkyle.com or 972/268-2369.
 

Note 1: Days are scheduled for face to face. Classes on Thursdays meet from 9 am – 4 pm and classes on Friday meet from 9 am – 12 Noon.

Note 2: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, all classes through December 2020 are currently being conducted via live Zoom presentations from 9 am – 12:30 am on days which face to face classes are scheduled. At this point in time, we do not know if our CPM courses starting in January 2021 will be conducted in a “face to face” format or in a live Zoom format. A decision will be made sometime in late November or early December 2020.

 
Contact:
James R. Earp, CPM
Director North Texas CPM Program
William P. Hobby Center
Texas State University
(c) 972-268-2369
 
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
 

Dallas/Fort Worth (Arlington) Schedule
North Central Texas COG Regional Training Center

Track # Course Title Dates Semester
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Jan 28-29 & Feb 25-26, 2021 Spring 2021
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Jan 27 & Feb 24, 2021 Spring 2021
1 Personnel Administration Jan 21-22 & Feb 18-19, 2021 Spring 2021
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Mar 18-19 & Apr 15-16, 2021 Spring 2021
3 Public Communications May 20-21 & Jun 17-18, 2021 Spring 2021
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Jul 22-23 & Aug 19-20, 2021 Summer 2021
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Sept 23-24 & Oct 21-22, 2021 Fall 2021
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Nov 11-12 & Dec 2-3, 2021 Fall 2021
7 Applied Research for Public Managers 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 Nov 20-21 & Dec 18-19, 2020
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Jan 15-16 & Feb 12-13, 2021
3 Public Communications Mar 19-20 & Apr 16-17, 2021
4 Public Finance and Budgeting May 21-22 & June 18-19, 2021
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity July 16-17 & Aug 20-21, 2021
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Sept 17-18 & Oct 15-16, 2021
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Nov 12-13 & Dec 3-4, 2021

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
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Jan 3, Feb 7, Mar 6, 2020
3 Public Communications Apr 3, May 1, Jun 5, 2020
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Jul 10, Aug 7, Sep 4, 2020
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Oct 2, Nov 6, Dec 4, 2020
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Jan 8, Feb 5, Mar 5, 2021
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Participants meet with Dr. Herzog

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 Dates
1 Personnel Administration Jan 16-17 & Feb 20-21, 2020
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Mar 19-20 & Apr 16-17, 2020
3 Public Communications May 14-15 & Jun 18-19, 2020
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Jul 16-17 & Aug 20-21, 2020
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity Sep 17-18 & Oct 22-23, 2020
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Nov 19-20 & Dec 10-11, 2020
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Jan 21-22 & Feb 18-19, 2021

Lubbock
Texas Tech University

For the Lubbock  CPM Program 2018/2019 Schedule:

Contact:
Sung-Wook Kwon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director of Center for Public Service
Department of Political Science
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409
sung.kwon@ttu.edu|806-834-4786 (T)

Schedule

Track # Course Title Dates
1 Personnel Administration Aug 23, Sept 13, Oct 4, 2019
2 Managing Quality of Public Services Oct 25, Nov 15, Dec 6, 2019
3 Public Communications Jan 10, Jan 31, Feb 21, 2020
4 Public Finance and Budgeting Mar 6, Mar 27, Apr 17, 2020
5 Improving Public Sector Productivity May 8, May 22, June 12, 2020
6 Public Mgr Information Systems Jul24, Aug 14, Aug 28, 2020 (Tentative)
7 Applied Research for Public Managers Sept 18, Oct 9, Oct 23, 2020 (Tentative)