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Certified Manager

The CM Certification is intended for current and prospective managers, leaders and supervisors working in all fields and at all levels.

Successful completion of the CM certification is a reliable indicator that an individual possesses a level of managerial competency and professionalism to achieve high performance in the workplace.

Through San Jacinto College CM Program you will experience application-based learning that includes:

  • A group learning environment
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving opportunities
  • Case studies of real organizations
  • The management experience of a seasoned instructor
  • Self-esteem building and networking


CM Exam Prep

The Certified Manager course prepares experienced managers for the Certified Manager exam offered by the Institute of Certified Professional Managers (ICPM, Students are instructed in three major areas of management: Planning, Organizing, and Leading and Controlling. The course consists of three online modules which are completed independently; they include PowerPoint and video presentations, quizzes and practice exams, accompanied by text. Periodic discussions and presentations are facilitated locally by a Certified Manager. Each module is followed by a 2-hour online exam. The start date is flexible, but completion is expected within 15 months.

CM certification is achieved by meeting eligibility requirements ( for education and experience and by successfully passing 3 CM certification exams. Applicants have a maximum of 15 months to complete all CM Program requirements.

Foundations of Management – Management Skills I

Instructor: Carl Taylor, MBA, CM

This course addresses the following:

  • Managerial roles and skills
  • Management functions – planning, organizing, leading, controlling
  • Management history
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Career development
  • Managing diversity
  • Managing globally
  • Ethics and social responsibility
  • Communication skills
  • Managing information systems

The fee includes the manual. 2.1 CEU

Tuition Fee $625

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Planning and Organizing – Management Skills II

Instructor: Carl Taylor, MBA, CM

This course addresses the following:

  • Planning concepts and tools
  • Operations planning
  • Project management
  • Product/Service design
  • Managerial decision making
  • Corporate, business, functional strategies
  • Group decision making
  • Organizational learning & creativity
  • Organizing-types, function, structure
  • Managing and leading teams
  • Planning and running effective meetings
  • HR management-recruitment, training, performance appraisal, labor relations
  • Feedback

The fee includes the manual. 2.1 CEU

Tuition Fee $625

Leading and Controlling – Management Skills III

Participants who complete this course will have addressed the following: leadership concepts and styles, motivation, managing conflict, managing change, empowerment and delegation, time and stress management, management control, quality and risk management, inventory control, financial and accounting concepts.



David Lewis  281542-2061