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Sally Manatt
Classroom CPM Coordinator
p: 602-496-1303
e: manatt@asu.edu

Shannon Zweig
Online CPM Coordinator
p: 602-496-1302
e: Shannon.Zweig@asu.edu

Bob Ramsey Executive Education is the only nationally accredited provider of the Certified Public Manager® (CPM) credential in Arizona. The ASU Certified Public Manager® Program is accredited by the National CPM Consortium and is designed to develop the effectiveness of municipal, county, state, tribal, and federal public managers. Over 100 public managers earn the CPM credential through ASU each year. The program is available in both a classroom and an online format. The online CPM Program attracts a mix of participants from Arizona and other states. 

To earn the CPM designation, participants are required to complete a minimum of 300 hours of structured learning activities addressing the CPM competencies.

Program Eligibility

To be eligible for the Certified Public Management® Program, applicants are required to have completed at least 60 hours of instructor-led learning activities that address the CPM Competencies. This requirement can be fulfilled through completion of one of the approved Supervisor Academies (listed below) or other learning activities, such as academic courses or professional development classes which address the CPM competencies.

  • AGTS
  • Central Arizona Project Supervisors Academy
  • Certified Municipal Clerks (IIMC)
  • City of Peoria
  • City of Phoenix
  • City of Tempe
  • Pinal County

ASU CPM Program Component

A minimum of 240 hours of learning activities will be completed during the ASU CPM Program. To ensure you complete the required hours for certification, you should plan on participating in every class and completing all assignments.

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

Application Process

To apply, please download and submit your completed CPM Application to the appropriate CPM Coordinator via email (see below) or fax (602-496-1304). Admitted applicants will be provided further instructions.

Classroom FormatOnline Format
Sally ManattShannon Zweig
Email: manatt@asu.eduEmail: Shannon.Zweig@asu.edu
Phone: 602-496-1303Phone: 602-496-1302