August 2018
ICPM NewsBriefs
ICPM news updates for August
 
4th Edition Certified Manager Books Are Now Available
 
If you have been waiting to get your CM now is the time! The Institute of Certified Professional Managers now has brand new 4th edition books available for all Certified Manager modules. All orders placed from this point forward will include the new edition. Content covered in the new editions include: 
 

Certified Manager I: 
Management Essentials

Content Includes:
  • The Management Process Today
  • Characteristics of Managers
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Managing in the Global Environment
  • Managing for Sustainability
  • Promoting Effective Communication
  • Decision Making
  • Using Information Technology to Increase Performance
  • The Legal Environment and Managing Risk
  • Understanding Economics and How it Affects Business

Certified Manager II: 
Planning and Organizing

Content Includes:
  • Planning and Strategy
  • Value-Chain Management
  • Organizational Structure and Culture
  • Managing a Diverse Workforce
  • Building High-Performance Teams
  • Human Resource Management
  • Coaching and Performance Feedback
  • Networking and Mentoring
  • Project Management
  • Running Effective Meetings

Certified Manager III: 
Leading and Controlling

Content Includes:
  • Leadership
  • Motivation and Engagement
  • Managing Change
  • Organizational Conflict and Politics
  • Managing Misbehavior
  • Time and Stress Management
  • Organizational and Operational Control
  • Accounting and Financial Information
  • Financial Management
Earn PD Credits for Recertification Through New Lunch & Learn Webinars
Why not use your lunch break to feed your mind?  The Center for Professional Training and Development, in partnership with ICPM, is excited to offer a new series of “Lunch & Learn” webinars.  Join supervisors, managers, and team leaders from around the world for engaging conversations on topics relevant to your day to day work. 
 
Each 60 minute, live online, webinar is facilitated by highly skilled managerial experts.  Sit back, relax, enjoy your meal while you earn professional development (PD) credits.
 
The first session, Resolving Employee Performance Issues, will be held on Tuesday, September 25th, followed by Critical Thinking and Problem Solving on Tuesday, October 2nd.  Register early as space is limited:  getmanagementtraining.com/lunch-learn-webinars-schedule
 
In addition to the new “Lunch & Learn” webinars, the Fall 2018 Certified Manager (CM) training will begin on Tuesday, October 9th.  To enroll, visit us at:  http://www.getmanagementtraining.com/certified-manager-cm-schedule
ICPM Board of Regents Discuss Marketing & Future Projects at July Meeting
 
The Institute of Certified Professional Managers Board of Regents met in Sterling, VA last month to discuss ICPM's new marketing plan and taskforce action items for the future. Great ideas were presented and much was accomplished.  Thank you to all the board members who took time out of their busy schedules to help advance ICPM and management certification. 
EDUBriefs
Educate yourself with a variety of management articles
by Michael D. Watkins / August 16, 2018
by Julia Milner & Trenton Milner / August 16, 2018
by Audrey Epstein / August 13, 2018
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