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About CCPS. Kerwin Hall. Back to top. For over thirty years, the Campaign Management Institute CMI has offered a nationally recognized program designed to train individuals for participation in local, state and federal political campaigns. Developed and taught by strategists from the Republican and Democratic parties, national campaign consultants and political scientists, this intensive two-week program serves as a valuable foundation for political activists and campaign managers. Directed by Dr. Candice J.