CPM Tucson Program  

As an employee-focused organization, the City of Tucson is committed to help employees "Deliver Exceptional Service to the People of Tucson", and has partnered with ASU to offer the Certified Public Manager® Tucson Program in a classroom format. 

The Ignite Leadership Academy/CPM program has been designed to develop the effectiveness of City of Tucson supervisors. The cost of the program will be absorbed by your department. The highly competitive program seeks to support employees now and in the future through the competencies, and align with our vision to be “the destination for sustainable living, growth, and opportunities”. 

Classes are scheduled one day per week from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and will be held at City Hall. Additional coursework will be assigned before and after class.

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 the Ignite Supervisor Academy
  • Letter of support from your current supervisor

Current CPM Tucson Program:

September 2021 CPM Program in Tucson

CPM Cohort 2108-CT
Location: Housing & Community Development, Tucson, AZ
September 2, 2021 - May 12, 2022
Program Schedule and Costs 

Download your CPM Tucson Application 

Please note, the Application Review Committee and Executive Leadership Team will recommend participation to the CPM program. Once recommended, please download and submit your completed application, including supporting documentation to:

Shannon Zweig
CPM Program Manager
p: 602-496-1302
e: Shannon.Zweig@asu.edu

Approved applicants will be provided further instructions.