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Maryland Certified Public Manager® Program
The Maryland Certified Public Manager® Program is a nationally accredited leadership development program offered by the Schaefer Center for Public Policy. Maryland’s leaders now have the opportunity to gain the comprehensive, applied management skills needed to meet the complex demands and challenges of the 21st century.
The Maryland Certified Public Manager® Program is available in two tracks.
Maryland Certified Public Manager® Program for Government and Nonprofit Professionals
This program is open to supervisors and managers who live or work in Maryland and who work for a government (local, state, or federal), quasi-governmental, or nonprofit organization.
Maryland Certified Public Manager® Program for Law Enforcement Professionals
This program is open to supervisors and managers who live or work in Maryland and who work for a law enforcement organization. The Maryland Certified Public Manager® Program for law enforcement professionals is offered in conjunction with the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions. The program meets the requirements for Police Training and Standards Commission’s First Line Administrator credential.
Maryland Certified Public Manager®
Class of 2021
ONLINE WITH REAL-TIME INSTRUCTION
Application Deadline – November 30, 2020
Payment Deadline – December 11, 2020 (unless other arrangements have been made; payment options are available)
Orientation – December 16, 2020
Retreat Week 1: Leadership Style and Personal Productivity
January 11-15, 2021
Retreat Week 2: Strategic Management & Lean Management
March 15-19, 2021
Retreat Week 3: Managing Public Resources
May 10-14, 2021
Retreat Week 4: Data-based Decision Making
July 12-16, 2021
Retreat Week 5: External Management: Communication & Legislative Process
September 20-24, 2021
Graduation & Capstone Presentations
October 15, 2021
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Next Cohort Starts July 2021
Application Deadline – June 30, 2021
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We understand the financial impact of COVID-19 and have reduced the cost of the program to accommodate individuals and agencies.