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The mission of the Wisconsin Certified Public Manager®  Program is to contribute to the continuous improvement of public services by providing an educational program offered on an in-service basis to current government and non-profit employees.

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” —Vince Lombardi

The Certified Public Manager Program is committed to:

  • Contributing to the professional development of Wisconsin’s public sector employees;
  • Sharing the educational resources of the University of Wisconsin System;
  • Strengthening the capacities of Wisconsin’s state, county, and municipal governments to carry out their responsibilities; and
  • Serving as the knowledgeable and well-informed voice in Wisconsin on all matters relating to inservice public sector training and education.
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