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The KPI Institute, the global authority on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), research and education organizes a new edition of its premier global certification program dedicated to rigorous KPI practice in Riyadh and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Press Release   •   Jul 31, 2013 18:27 AEST

Melbourne, Australia, July 31, 2013

The KPI Institute, the global authority on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), research and education organizes a new edition of its premier global certification program dedicated to rigorous KPI practice in Riyadh and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

The Certified KPI Professional Training Course will take place between the 1st and 3rd of September, at the Riyadh Marriott Hotel and between the 8th and 10th of the same month, at the Jeddah Hilton Hotel. The training programs are part of a series of 15 certification courses organized at global level in 13 cities, on 5 continents, in the second part of 2013 by The KPI Institute.

Certified KPI Professional Training Course

Participants will learn how to establish and work with KPIs, by using the latest research findings and best practice examples. In addition, on the last day of the course they will be eligible to complete a test for obtaining the Certified KPI Professional status from The KPI Institute. The certification recognizes the professionals’ ability to deploy and use KPIs in accordance with The KPI Institute’s Key Performance Indicators Management Framework, the main body of knowledge on the rigorous use of KPIs in business.

The course is structured to enable both the theoretical understanding and practical experience of using a variety of performance management tools and techniques for deploying KPIs correctly across industries and functional areas.

- Group discussions, exercises, simulations and case studies;

- Explanation of the performance measurement theory, in plain English;

- Presentation of performance management templates as tools to support the integration of performance management practices in organizations;

- Customized feedback regarding the present use and the future plans for implementing performance management systems;

- Active involvement of all the participants in a collaborative learning environment where opinions and experiences are shared.

The course is designed for executives, operational managers, entrepreneurs, production / service supply analysts, and for managers and analysts from both delivery and support functions such as finance, accounting, project management, human resources, sales, marketing, logistics, quality control and improvement, strategy/planning and operations.

The Certified KPI Professional program is structured in three major modules introducing and detailing different particularities of the KPI Management Framework, as developed by The KPI Institute:

Day One: Establishing KPIs outlines details related to:

- Introduction to the World of KPIs: terminology, KPI evolution, the current state of practice;

- The pillars of the KPI architecture: KPI lifecycle, KPI use case scenarios, KPI architecture toolkit, KPI architect’s role;

- KPI selection: KPI typology, sources for KPIs, selection process and filtering criteria.

Day Two: Activating KPIs is dedicated to understanding:

- KPI documentation: KPI documentation form design, documentation process, and KPI target setting process;

- Data visualization: developing KPI Dashboards and Scorecards, BSC, Performance Healthogram;

- KPI data gathering and reporting: KPI activation tools and techniques, business analysis techniques, initiative management.

Day Three: Generating value with KPIs focuses on:

- KPI management enablers: Software, Hardware, Culture and Communication;

- Generating value with KPIs: benchmarking typology, pay for performance and KPIs;

- KPI Professional Certification test.

Course details:

Riyadh

Jeddah

Date: 1 - 3 September 2013

Location: Riyadh Marriott Hotel, Riyadh, KSA

Course duration: 9:00-17:00 on Day 1-2 and 9:00-16:45 on Day 3

Other inclusions: Course support handouts, certificate for course completion, lunch-catering service, coffee breaks

Registration deadline: 25 August 2013

Date: 8 - 10 September 2013

Location: Jeddah Hilton Hotel, Jeddah, KSA

Course duration: 9:00-17:00 on Day 1-2 and 9:00-16:45 on Day 3

Other inclusions: Course support handouts, certificate for course completion, lunch-catering service, coffee breaks

Registration deadline: 1 September2013

Certified KPI Practitioner Training Course

Participants will learn how to deploy and use the KPI Management Framework, according to the Institute’s KPI Practitioner Certification standards. This program is designed to provide a strong foundation for implementing business management systems and BI software.

The course is structured on practical exercises, which account for 90% of the course's time, the remaining time being dedicated to review relevant theoretical concepts.

- Case studies, exercises and simulations;

- A collection of 20 performance management documents that will become your professional portfolio to demonstrate competencies on the topic and enable you to differentiate among peers;

- Confidential feedback on your application portfolio;

- Access to over 30 templates used for KPI management.

- The course is designed for business professionals interested in gaining further recognition for their practical experience in developing and employing KPI management frameworks.

The Certified KPI Practitioner program is structured in two major modules, introducing and detailing different particularities of the KPI Management Framework as developed by The KPI Institute:

Day One: Establishing KPIs outlines details related to:

KPI Project Coordination

- The business case for KPI implementation

- KPI implementation project outline

- Stakeholder matrix development

- Primary input sources data analysis

- Secondary input sources data analysis

- Reporting catalogue development

- KPI workshop briefing pack development

KPI selection

- Probing questions for KPI selection

- Value driver concept mapping

- Value flow analysis

- KPI balancing

Scorecard and dashboard development and documentation

- Selection of KPIs based on objectives

- KPI clustering

- Content structure

- Scorecard and dashboard design

- KPI documentation form design

- Target setting

Day Two: Managing with KPIs is dedicated to understanding:

Data collection, analysis and reporting

- Data gathering communication

- Working with KPI data custodians

- KPI trend analysis

- Reporting commentary

KPI review meetings and initiative management

- KPI review meeting preparation, facilitation and follow-up

- Initiative selection, documentation and monitoring

KPI management evaluation

- Double loop learning / lessons learned

- Using the Performance Measurement Maturity Model

- Audit of performance measurement enablers (software, hardware, culture)

- Review of the KPI Management Framework toolkit

Course details

Riyadh

Jeddah

Date: 4 - 5 September 2013

Location: Riyadh Marriott Hotel, Riyadh, KSA

Course duration: 9:00-17:00 each Day

Other inclusions: Course support handouts, certificate for course completion, lunch-catering service, coffee breaks

Registration deadline: 25 August 2013

Date: 11 - 12 September 2013

Location: Jeddah Hilton Hotel, Jeddah, KSA

Course duration: 9:00-17:00 each Day

Other inclusions: Course support handouts, certificate for course completion, lunch-catering service, coffee breaks

Registration deadline: 1 September 2013

Additional information

For further information regarding the program, the trainer and the signing up process, please access the following links:

For Professional and Practitioner Training Course in Riyadh, KSA: http://issuu.com/thekpiinstitute/docs/certified-kpi-professional-practitioner-riyadh

For Professional and Practitioner Training Course in Jeddah, KSA: http://issuu.com/thekpiinstitute/docs/certified-kpi-professional-practitioner-jeddah

About The KPI Institute

The KPI Institute is the global authority on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) research and education, providing through its publications and training courses insights on how to measure and learn with KPIs. It developed the first KPI Management Framework and runs five main research programs, dedicated to performance management, the Balanced Scorecard, KPIs and organizational strategy.

The main program, dedicated to documenting and cataloguing how KPIs are used in practice, resulted in the establishment of www.smartKPIs.com, the largest online database of well documented KPI examples, with over 7000 examples from 16 functional areas and 26 Industries. Over the last 8 years, The Institute assisted thousands of organizations in finding solutions to their KPI needs.

The KPI Institute has established several strategic partnerships expending its training and educational programs international reach in Europe, Middle East and Asia.

Contact:

Name: Diana Almasan

Telephone: +61 3 9670 2979

Email: diana.almasan@smartkpis.com

Website: http://store.kpiinstitute.org/training-catalogue.html