About the CPM Program

Address the challenges and unique demands of the public management profession. Individual classes or full certification for federal, state, government, nonprofit, and tribal managers.

The Wisconsin Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program is a nationally accredited management development program that prepares managers in federal, state, and local government and in tribal and nonprofit organizations for the challenges and unique demands of the public management profession.

We are pleased to announce the Wisconsin Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program’s transfer to the UW–Madison Division of Extension’s Local Government Education Program as of April 1, 2021.

For additional information about the CPM program, please follow the links below

2021-2023 Colleague Group application

CPM FAQs

CPM instructors

CPM policies

Competencies of the National CPM Consortium

Handbook for CPM candidates and their agencies (Colleague Group)

Handbook for current CPM candidates and their agencies (Self-Directed in-progress)

CPM graduates

CPM graduates’ applied projects

 

 

CPM Staff

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Daniel Foth
Director, CPM Program

Local Government Specialist
Phone: 608-265-2852

daniel.foth@wisc.edu

Sunshine Jansen
Program Manager, CPM Program
sunshine.jansen@wisc.edu

 

Hannah Katz
Local Government Assistant/ CPM Program Assistant
hakatz2@wisc.edu