Arkansas Public Administration Consortium (APAC)

APAC offers management training for public sector professionals. We serve current and future leaders in government and nonprofits. Our programs are in-depth and develop practical skills. We hire talented instructors who are content experts. They train using best practices in adult learning.

We offer a variety of training and certification programs. You can register individually for the programs that meet your professional goals. Each program includes participants from different backgrounds. You will develop new professional relationships and learn best practices from across the public sector.

In addition, we develop training programs specifically for organizations and agencies. Contact us if you work in the public sector and have a management training need.

APAC Programs Open for Registration:

Arkansas CPM Program 2024 Cohort

The Arkansas CPM Program is a nationally accredited, two-year program designed for managers and emerging leaders in the public sector. The 2024 program cohort will begin workshops in late August 2024. Prospective applicants can learn more in this program overview. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, and applicants can expect to hear from the CPM Program Director within two weeks of submitting their application. Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, July 31, 2024.

LEARN MORE AND APPLY HERE BY JULY 31

Subdivisions Course: August 28, 2024 (Online)

The Subdivisions Course is the fourth course in the Arkansas Planning Official Training Program.  It covers how a subdivision is defined, subdivision regulations and codes, plating procedures, plat approvals, and subdivision application reviews. It will be held on Wednesday, August 28, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER ONLINE BY AUGUST 20

Development Review & Variances Course: October 9, 2024 (Online)

The Development Review & Variances Course is the fifth course in the Arkansas Planning Official Training Program. It covers conditional uses, Conditional Use Permits, site plan reviews, development regulations, and variances. It will be held on Wednesday, October 9, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER ONLINE BY OCTOBER 1

APAC Program Descriptions

To meet your needs, APAC currently offers the following certificate and training programs.

About APAC

APAC is dedicated to improving the quality of public services in Arkansas. This work is accomplished through management training for public and nonprofit agencies and organizations. APAC is a cooperative program of the University of Arkansas Little Rock (UA Little Rock), the University of Arkansas (UA), and Arkansas State University (ASU).

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