This level is an introduction to contemporary management, emphasizing leadership style, personal style, and managing individuals.
The Leadership Transformation
Coaching and Counseling
The goals of the Florida CPM program are:
To strengthen organizational performance through improving the performance of Florida's public managers;
To encourage the recognition of public management as a profession established upon an underlying body of knowledge;
To set out a course of study by which such knowledge about self, groups, and organizations can be acquired;
To foster and maintain high educational and ethical standards in the practice of public management;
To assist state and local governments by establishing a more objective assessment for a public manager's professional knowledge and performance; and
To provide enhanced professional recognition of management development attainment by public managers.
The goal of the CPM program is to produce:
A person able to put knowledge into action: a flexible thinker capable of inductive and deductive reasoning; critical and creative thinking.
A person able to engage in and facilitate organizational learning; willing to take the initiative and find new ways of doing things.
A person committed to the development of the work group, teamwork, and teambuilding.
A person able to question the assumptions of the larger organization and suggest alternatives for organizational action: e.g., leadership styles, organizational designs.
A person centered in self: aware of personal style and at the same time aware of the strengths and styles of others and willing to work to integrate their interests and abilities with organizational purposes.
A person committed to their own and to helping with other's personal growth and development.
A person committed to improve organizational quality of worklife and insure the organization's impact on the quality of life in our society.
A person tolerant of ambiguity, complexity, and uncertainty and as a result capable of anticipating and shaping change in organizations.
A person who encourages the involvement of others and continually tries to improve his or her interpersonal communication skills.
A person who is primarily motivated by intrinsic rewards; whether they are the nature of the job, achievement, opportunities to show initiative or affiliation with a productive team.
A person continuing their lifelong learning, able to anticipate and plan for multiple career paths.
A person aware of societal trends and willing to examine the resulting organizational issues: the role of technology in organizations, the increasing diversity of the workforce, the development of professional bureaucracies.