Part II includes three required modules to complete the CPO designation. These modules introduce elected or appointed officials on how to work with the media, improving communication with the public and public information, as well as employment law.
- Module 5: Citizen Participation and Public Information (1.5 hours)
- Module 6: Interviewing and Media Relations (1.5 hours)
- Module 7: Employment Law: Keeping your Agency out of Court (4 hours)
P.O.W.E.R. Program Faculty
Faculty for the P.O.W.E.R. Program are public officials, University instructors and other acknowledged experts in such fields as public as business administration, finance, human resources, community development and law. They were chosen for their depth of knowledge, teaching skill and commitment to the education of public officials.