Maryland Certified Public Manager® Program Cohort 5 Program Schedule

Cohort 5 (Nonprofit, State and Local Government) – Starting September 8, 2016

Each track–nonprofit, state and local government, public safety, and mixed (nonprofit and government) –requires 300 contact hours of courses. Of the 300 contact hours, 200 contact hours must be in core competency courses as it applies to the track and 100 contact hours are specific to the track.

Program Orientation

Leadership Style and Personal Productivity
Understanding Your Leadership Style
Nonprofit Governance and Management
Ethics for Public Managers
Managing Multiple Priorities
Effective Delegation and Coaching
Personal Style and Effectiveness
Information Technology Update and Microsoft Office 2010 Software Tools

Managing Others
Leading from the Middle
Public Personnel Management: A Legal Framework
Nonprofit Personnel Management
Managing and Promoting Diversity in the Public Sector

Leading Teams – Working Across Boundaries
Building and Leading Teams
Conflict Management and Effective Negotiation

Using Data to Improve Organizational Effectiveness
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
Data Based Decision Making
Program Evaluation

Managing Public Funds
Public Sector Budgeting and Finance
Revenue Strategies in Nonprofits
Procurement and Contracting in the Public Sector
Procurement in the Nonprofit Sector
Financial Literacy and Leadership for Nonprofit Managers
Grant Management

Communication and Promotion
Effective Professional Writing
Presentations Skills for Public Managers
Effective and Appropriate Use of Social Media
Marketing and Branding

In the Public Interest
Nonprofit Advocacy
The Legislative Process
Administrative Law Overview

Final Project
Strategic Management in the Public Sector
Effective Performance Measurement
Project Management
Lean Process
Innovation in the Public Sector
Final Project Work Sessions (4)
Final Project Presentation