Shannon Zweig
CPM Program Manager
p: 602-496-1302

CPM Program in Tucson

Classes are scheduled on Thursdays from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at Tucson City Hall, Arizona and three sessions will meet virtually.

Program Eligibility

To be eligible for the Certified Public Management® Program, applicants are required to have completed at least 60 hours of learning activities that address the CPM Competencies. Of those hours, applicants must have completed the Ignite Supervisor Academy (24 hours), provided by the City of Tucson, and additional competency-based training/education to total 60 hours. This requirement can be fulfilled through completion of one of the approved Supervisor Academies or other learning activities that address the CPM competencies. It is highly-suggested that participants are current supervisors. Department heads will review the leadership needs of the employee and department, will ensure employee has not had disciplinary action in the last 12 months, and ensure supervisor support to attend a minimum 240 hours of training. 

The Application Review Committee and Executive Leadership Team will recommend particpation to CPM. 

If you have been recommended, please download and submit your completed CPM Tucson Application. Applicants must submit application by no later than July 26, 2021 at 5:00 pm. Admitted applicants will be provided further instructions. 

Extended application deadline - applications now closed

Program Schedule: CPM Tucson Cohort 2108-CT

Class Meeting Dates: Thursdays: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Tucson City Hall, 255 W. Alameda St., Tucson, AZ. 85701


2, 9, 16,

23 - virtual, 30

21, 284, 10 (Wed), 18

6, 13 - virtual,

20 - virtual, 27

3, 243, 10, 17, 2414, 21, 285, 12


To be determined

Program Commitment:

To earn the Certified Public Manager® designation, you will need to be able to commit to the following requirements:

  • Attend all program class sessions
  • Complete all assignments within the specified timeframe
  • Actively engage in the learning process

Additional Requirements:

The following additional requirements must be met to join the CPM Tucson program:

  • Currently employed with the City of Tucson
  • Completed Ignite Supervisor Academy
  • Letter of support from your current supervisor


Cancellations received within two weeks of the first day of class will be assessed a $50.00 cancellation fee.

As of the first day of each class, program registration fees are non-refundable.