CPM Public Courses

Programs are open to all public managers. You do not need to be enrolled in the Certified Public Manager® Program to register.

Download the June- August brochure here

Note on program delivery: Starting in September, programs will take place in-person only if they are in full compliance with public health directives. Participants will be notified in advance if the session must meet virtually. If meeting in-person, programs will be held at the Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St., Madison WI.

Current CPM candidates, find classes by category: Core | Quantitative Methods | Public Policy | Organizational Management | Resource Management | Personnel Management

The Public Management Profession and Environment

Asynchronous online

Navigating the Legislative Environment 

June 16, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Problem Analysis and Problem Solving for Public Managers 

July 22, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Working with Councils, Boards and Commissions 

July 27, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Leadership for Public Managers

August 3, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Intergenerational Communication for Public Managers 

August 4, 2021. 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Strategic Thinking and Planning for Public Managers 

August 18, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Leading Through Challenge and Conflict for Public Managers 

August 19, 2021, 8:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Autumn Courses (September-November)

Measuring Customer Satisfaction in the Public Sector 

September 9, 2021, 8:30 a.m.- 3:15 p.m.

Location: Pyle Center

Presenting for Influence in the Public Sector

September 21, 2021, 8:30 a.m.- 3:15 p.m.

Location: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706

Effective Workplace Writing for Public Managers

September 22, 2021, 8:30 a.m.- 3:15 p.m.

Location: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706

Organizational Performance Measurement for Public Managers

September 29, 2021, 8:30 a.m.- 3:15 p.m.

Location: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706

Productivity and Quality Improvement for Public Managers

October 5, 2021, 8:30 a.m.- 3:15 p.m.

Location: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706

The Art of Delegation for Public Managers

October 19, 2021, 8:30 a.m.- 3:15 p.m.

Location: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706

Elements of Digital Style for Public Managers (virtual – 3-hours)

October 20, 2021, 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Time and Stress Management Skills for Public Managers

November 3, 2021, 8:30 a.m.- 3:15 p.m.

Location: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706

Leading and Managing from the Middle for Public Managers

November 4, 2021, 8:30 a.m.- 3:15 p.m. 

Location: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706

Project Management Fundamentals for Public Managers

November 16 and 17, 2021, 8:30 a.m.- 3:15 p.m. both days

Location: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706

Budgeting for Public Managers

November 18, 2021, 8:30 a.m.- 3:15 p.m.

Location: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706

Winter courses (December)

Deliberation, Dialogue, and Public Engagement 

December 7, 2021, 8:30 a.m.- 3:15 p.m. 

Location: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706

Teambuilding for Public Managers

December 8, 2021, 8:30 a.m.- 3:15 p.m. 

Location: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706