The Certified Public Manager® program is a nationally recognized program for training and developing public managers and supervisors. It is currently offered in 42 states and by the federal government. The primary goals are to professionalize public management and improve organizational efficiency
Florida is the largest CPM program in the country, with over 8,000 graduates from more than 100 agencies. Florida's CPM program is administered by the Florida Center for Public Management, which is part of the Askew School of Public Administration at FSU.
Since its founding at FSU in 1979, the Florida Center for Public Management has become a global resource for improving management, leadership, and organizational effectiveness.
FCPM offers professional designations, customized training, and management consulting on a world-wide basis to government agencies, businesses, and non-profit organizations.