Performance Management Training & Certification for Business Professionals.


Performance Management Certificate

The Institute for Performance Management is dedicated to teaching and certifying best practices in performance management for business and industry worldwide. Our performance management certificate training courses have been reviewed and approved by thought leaders in performance management at some of the world's leading companies.  

Achieving certification with the Institute for Performance Management proves to current and future employers that you have the business credentials to help them build high performance teams that achieve.

Become a Certified Performance Management Professional and Accelerate Your Career!



Who is the Performance Management Certificate for?

The certificate course is for anyone involved in managing direct reports and teams. The course is primarily for those invoved in business and industry, and the content is focused specifically on the unique needs of business rather than government or charity sectors. There is also an additional emphasis on performance management in fast-growing companies. To review the full syllabus please click here.

What are the benefits?

This certificate course will teach you best practices in helping your team achieve their greatest potential. It will help you to become recognized in your company as an expert in managing team performance and advance your career by becoming a Certified Performance Management Professional.

The Performance Management Certificate is delivered 100% online, including the exam. You will have up to six months to complete the 15- hour course which is comprised of video tutorials, case studies and e-books. Our goal is to educate and certify so you will have up to six attempts to pass the exam. We are here to help you succeed.

Why choose us?

There are many performance management training courses, but none have the grounding in business and industry of our Certificate in Performance Management. This certificate course has been reviewed, refined and approved by senior thought leaders at many of the most successful companies in the world. In addition, the course has a unique emphasis on the distinct needs of fast-growth companies.

If you are seeking training and certification in real-world best practices for performance management in business and industry, join us today!

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Performance Management Certificate

The Certificate in Performance Management covers the following topics:

  • Module 1: Key terminology, acronyms and a basic introduction to the area of performance management. 
  • Module 2: Ensuring that performance metrics align with the organization’s vision, mission, strategy and objectives. 
  • Module 3: Understanding the relationship between performance management and related key activities such as recruitment, compensation and training.  
  • Module 4: Introduction and evaluation of different performance management strategies, techniques, tools and software. 
  • Module 5: Performance management cycle and purpose of the annual performance review. 
  • Module 6: Creating performance and development plans (including the provision of templates). 
  • Module 7: Appraisals: preparing for and carrying out. 
  • Module 8: The role of the team leader in achieving high performance. 
  • Module 9: Key characteristics of a high performing team and the stages of group development. Identifying core behaviors that drive high performance.  
  • Module 10: Nurturing a performance culture.