Monthly Archives: March, 2017

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The KPI Institute at The Future of Strategy Execution Roadshow 2017

March 31st, 2017 Posted by Events, Press release 0 thoughts on “The KPI Institute at The Future of Strategy Execution Roadshow 2017”

The KPI Institute was invited to share expertise together with MILE on Performance Culture, at Corporater`s event “The Future of Strategy Execution Roadshow 2017” held on 29th March in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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The KPI Institute with MILE shared the common goal of providing participants integrated strategy communication solutions.

About the Event

This event gathered more than one hundred CEOs, COOs, CSOs, CIOs and Corporate Performance Managers that heard about what is new in the field of performance and innovation and created valuable contacts for future references.

This free event featured a half day of learning about the future of strategy execution and how an organization can effectively bring corporate strategy to life.

Learning points:

  • The importance of strategy execution;
  • Why strategy execution systems fail;
  • How you can balance the tension between long-term strategy and short-term action with Strategy Maps and OKRs;
  • The model in action;
  • The role of technology.

Keynote speakers and topics:

  • Hussam Madani – CEO of the National Centre for Performance Measurement (ADAA), Topic: ADAA’s role in supporting performance measurement in Public Sectors
  • Tor Inge Vasshus – CEO of Corporater, Topic:The Future of Strategy Execution
  • Mohammed M. Mahmoud (Dr. 3M) – CEO of MILE, Topic:How to select SMART KPIs?

Click here to see the event`s details!

Throughout the entire event all the participants had the possibility to interact with our representative team and to consult the latest magazines, reports, publications and services launched by The KPI Institute.

About Corporater

Corporater provides one platform.  It can be configured in infinitely unique ways, but we focus on a single product.  Our customers are ensured its continual development and evolution to be the best business management platform on the market.

About MILE

The Madinah Institute for Leadership and Entrepreneurship (MILE) is a leading Corporate Social Responsibility Program dedicated to enhancing entrepreneurial excellence and Leadership capacity in Asia, North Africa and most importantly, in the Middle East.

About The KPI Institute

The KPI Institute is the leading global research institute specialized in business performance. It operates research programs in 12 practice domains, ranging from strategy and KPIs to employee performance, and from customer service to innovation performance. Insights are disseminated through a variety of publications, subscriptions services, and through a knowledge platform available to registered members. Support in deploying these insights in practice is offered through training and advisory services.

Stay up to date with the latest articles published on our newsroom and find out where we are making an impact on the future of performance. Connect with us on Facebook and LinkedIn and be a part of our online community!

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Free webinar “Conducting a Strategic Planning Audit”

March 30th, 2017 Posted by E-learning 0 thoughts on “Free webinar “Conducting a Strategic Planning Audit””

Strategic Planning paves the path for your organization to reach greatness, by establishing clear steps which will help you reach your desired state. A well-balanced strategic plan can help you secure a stable & sustainable future for your company, and maintain a strong position in the market, whilst enhancing your company’s value in the eyes of your stakeholders.

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This webinar aims to teach participants how to assess whether their organization is making the best use of its tools and resources, in its journey to achieve the desired goals. The strategic planning capability’s maturity assessment is conducted in such a fashion that it gives you a clear image of your current status-quo and identifies relevant aspects that can be improved in key knowledge areas, such as: Strategic Envisioning, Strategy Formulation, Strategy Focus, Strategy Articulation, Strategy Review and Strategy Governance and Communication.

Main topics covered

• The benefits of the Strategic Planning Audit;
• Key knowledge areas;
• Maturity models;
• Audit process;
• Audit outputs.

Key Learning Points

• Acknowledge the importance of the Strategic Planning Audit in supporting the competitive advantage of an organization;
• Understand the impact of conducting a Strategic Planning Audit;
• Get familiar with the main tools used for auditing the Strategic Planning capability of your organisation;
• Get valuable insights on the auditing process and the use of the audit outputs.

About the speaker

Alin Sonda is the Head of Performance Audit Services at The KPI Institute, with over 10 years of experience in the banking sector. For more than 3 years he was an Internal Auditor, gaining an analytical perspective on operations and valuable insight on risk assessment and auditing methods and procedures.

As an auditor, he holds valuable experience regarding the design and implementation of internal processes, which serve to properly identify and assess risk and compliance with regulations and reporting requirements.

Free Registration

It’s easy to join in – access the registration page and don’t forget to tune in on April 5th, at 10:00 AM GMT.  Can’t make it on time? Let us know and we are going to provide you with the full webinar recording, free of charge!

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The webinar recording will be available on our eLearning platform.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Latest smartkpis.com report: Top 25 Investments KPIs – 2016 Extended

March 29th, 2017 Posted by Research 0 thoughts on “Latest smartkpis.com report: Top 25 Investments KPIs – 2016 Extended”

Are you using a new and improved collection of the most popular Investments KPIs ?

The Top 25 Investments KPIs – 2016 Extended Edition brings you a selection of KPIs, researched and refined, that can help you strengthen your performance measurement and management framework.

Specifically developed to take the reader one step closer to an efficient KPI monitoring and reporting process, the Top 25 Investments KPIs – 2016 Extended Edition makes for a valuable addition to any KPI Library used by professionals in the investment industry.

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Highlights from the Report

    • Complete hands-on experience in working with KPIs
    • Detailed documentation for each KPI
  • Complex articles on best practices in terms of KPI selection and documentation.

By emphasizing the use of KPIs today, the Top 25 Investments KPIs – 2016 Extended Edition is a useful resource for any professional looking to refresh an existing performance measurement system or to promote the use of KPIs in the organization.

According to Aurel Brudan, The KPI Institute’s CEO, ‘Top 25 Investments KPIs – 2016 Extended Edition is a synthesis of what smartKPIs.com is all about: it provides an overview of how investments KPIs are used in practice today, by combining input from the online community with analysis and insights from our research team.”

About smartKPIs.com

smartKPIs.com is the result of a wide research program conducted by The KPI Institute dedicated to documenting and cataloging how KPIs are used in practice. It is an online platform for performance measurement, it offers high quality resources and collaboration functionality for the community of registered members, enabling them to make smart decisions regarding their performance management initiatives.

Get your brand new Top 25 Investments KPIs – 2016 Extended Edition  and start implementing the knowledge now!

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The KPI Institute participates at Tanfidh`s Conference and Workshops

March 29th, 2017 Posted by Events, Press release 0 thoughts on “The KPI Institute participates at Tanfidh`s Conference and Workshops”

The KPI Institute was delighted to share expertise on performance management, due to its participation at the Conference “Transformation Through Strategy Execution & Innovation” held in Muscat, the Sultanate of Oman.

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The KPI Institute was also a strategic partner and sponsor of the event sharing together with Tanfidh Management Consultants the common goal of providing leaders a dynamic approach to strategy execution.

About the Conference

The conference focuses on approaching strategy in a multilateral perspective, starting with the insights, solutions and best practices on how to strategically plan, execute, monitor, transform and evaluate organizational healthiness.

The KPI Institute`s representative, Mihai TomaHead of Professional Service MENA, delivered two presentations on the second day of the conference:

  • The importance of a balanced approach to selecting KPIs

KPI selection is considered by professionals all around the world to be one of the most challenging aspects in working with KPIs. An important tool to address these challenges is to apply proper selection techniques that facilitate arriving at a relevant KPI framework.

  • Understanding the value added by KPIs

Key performance indicators are one of the most popular tools used in organizations to assess performance, but in a lot of scenarios they are misunderstood or not appropriately used. This presentation focused on establishing a clear differentiation between objectives, KPIs and initiatives and understanding the real added value of using KPIs.

Mihai also delivered a two-day Workshop on “KPI Master Class” approaching topics like:

  • Understanding KPIs;
  • Making the right KPI Selection;
  • KPIs in Context;
  • Target Setting and Data Gathering;
  • Data analysis and reporting;
  • Decision making and initiative management.

Throughout the entire event all the participants had the possibility to interact with our representative team and to consult the latest magazines, reports and publications launched by The KPI Institute.

Click here to see how the entire event unfolded!

About Tanfidh Management Consultants

Tanfidh Management Consultants is an Omani based Consulting firm, that mainly focuses on Strategy and Strategy Execution using the proven methodologies like the Strategy Maps, Balanced Scorecard and OKRs.

About The KPI Institute is the leading global research institute specialized in business performance. It operates research programs in 12 practice domains, ranging from strategy and KPIs to employee performance, and from customer service to innovation performance. Insights are disseminated through a variety of publications, subscriptions services, and through a knowledge platform available to registered members. Support in deploying these insights in practice is offered through training and advisory services.

Stay up to date with the latest articles published on our newsroom and find out where we are making an impact on the future of performance. Connect with us on Facebook and LinkedIn and be a part of our online community!

Contact

Cosmin Chindris, Business Development Manager at The KPI Institute
T: +40740963913
E: cosmin.chindris@kpiinstitute.com

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Free webinar “Data Analysis, a complex process: make sure you master all of it!”

March 29th, 2017 Posted by E-learning 0 thoughts on “Free webinar “Data Analysis, a complex process: make sure you master all of it!””

Succeeding in today’s business world is a matter of understanding and using relevant data to get actionable insights. This webinar is about making data work for you, through the use of basic tools, such as MS Excel.

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It aims to teach you the basics needed for someone fulfilling an analysis role, whether you are an aspiring analyst or a manager wanting to broaden your skills, regardless of the fact that you have a numerate background or not.

Main topics covered

• Data analysis as a process
• Data processing and manipulation
• Statistical and econometric analysis methods
• Data interpretation
• Links to other data topics (statistical process control, big data, data mining)

Key Learning Points

• Providing a realistic picture of the data analysis process
• Acknowledge the importance of basic data processing and manipulation techniques
• Understanding the role of mastering statistical tools and techniques
• Identifying the necessary MS Excel tools for data processing and statistical analysis
• Acknowledge the advanced tools and techniques (e.g. big data, data mining, statistical process control)

About the speaker

Adrian Oțoiu, PhD in Statistics, is a Statistics Expert with over 20 years of experience, out of which over 9 years represent private sector experiences, working for multinationals, and over 6 years of government and EU project experiences, using SAS, Excel, R, Eviews, and SPSS. His key areas of expertise are business data analysis, decision model building, advanced statistics and research analysis.

Adrian is an experienced trainer and facilitator, having conducted numerous courses and having worked as a Teaching Assistant for Queen’s University in Canada and Assistant Professor for the Academy of Economic Studies in Romania.

Some of the organizations that benefited from his expertise are: Ericsson,T-Mobile, Vodafone, ACNielsen, Ipsos Interactive Services, The Fraser Institute, Ontario Ministry of Finance.

Free Registration

It’s easy to join in – access the registration page and don’t forget to tune in on April 5th, at 12:00 PM GMT.  Can’t make it on time? Let us know and we are going to provide you with the full webinar recording, free of charge!

Webinar Recording

The webinar recording will be available on our eLearning platform.

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Certified KPI Professional and Practitioner Training Course in Dubai

March 29th, 2017 Posted by Events 0 thoughts on “Certified KPI Professional and Practitioner Training Course in Dubai”

Facilitated by Adrian Brudan, General Manager TKI EMEA this course was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, between 19th and 23rd of February 2017 and is part of a series of certification courses dedicated to rigorous usage of KPIs in practice.

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In the first day, the course agenda covered the following subjects:

  • The world of KPIs;
  • Understanding KPIs;
  • KPI typology;
  • KPI taxonomy.

The second day sessions covered the following discussion topics:

  • KPI Selection;
  • KPI Alignment;
  • KPI Documentation;
  • Working with targets.

In the third day of the course the next themes were approached:

  • Data gathering;
  • Data visualization;
  • Review and certification exam.

In the fourth day of the training course, the discussions were over the following subjects:

  • KPI project coordination;
  • KPI selection at Organizational Level.

The fifth day concluded with the topics:

  • KPI Measurement;
  • KPI selection at Operational Level;
  • Review and Assessment Quiz.

In order to enable both the theoretical understanding and practical experience of using a variety performance management tools and techniques for deploying KPIs correctly across different industries and functional areas, some of the methods used throughout the course were:

  • Group discussions, exercises, simulations and case studies;
  • Explanation of the theory regarding performance measurement;
  • Presentation of the 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 was attended by professionals from Macedonia, Azerbaijan, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain having different backgrounds and areas of expertise in their working fields like Resources, Banking, Mortgages & Credit, Healthcare, Finance, Education / Training or Transportation / Logistics.

Before beginning the course, sharing challenges of previous experience in working with KPIs was encouraged and some of them were:

  • Setting relevant targets
  • Getting support and buy in
  • Lack of understanding
  • Gaming – “cooking the results”
  • Selecting the relevant KPIs
  • KPI Governance
  • Defining Kpis – Documentation
  • Cascading & Alignment
  • Cause and effective relations
  • Lack of reference

Participants were invited to express some learning needs and they communicated the following expectations from the course:

  • Governance of KPI Measurement Framework
  • Getting staff buy-in
  • Securing managerial support
  • Terminologies
  • Qualitative vs quantitative KPIs
  • KPI typology – efficiency vs effectiveness
  • KPI Documentation
  • Target setting
  • Avoiding negative behaviors once targets are set
  • Benchmarking
  • Data accuracy and timeliness
  • Gathering data for KPIs
  • Automation

In addition to the training sessions, the learning experience is comprised of a pre-course stage, a core course stage and an after-course stage. Upon participating at the face to face training course and completing all the activities on our eLearning platform participants will receive the following:

  • Certificate of Completion (soft copy): after completing the pre-course activities and passing the Certification Exam;
  • Certificate of Attendance KPI Professional (hard copy): after participating at the 3 days of on-site Certified KPI Professional training course;
  • Certificate of Attendance KPI Practitioner (hard copy): after participating at the 2 days of on-site Certified KPI Practitioner training course;
  • Certified KPI Professional diploma (hard copy): after you have successfully completed all the pre-course, core-course activities and items 11-16 of the after-course stage in the learning experience;
  • Certified KPI Practitioner diploma (hard copy): after submitting your KPI Practitioner Portfolio, obtaining minimum 360 points out of 450 points after the portfolio’s evaluation and completed items 17-19 of the after-course learning experience.

In addition to the training sessions, on the last day of the course, participants completed a certification exam for obtaining the Certificate of Completion. 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 second course was the Certified KPI Practitioner which focused on practical exercises, accounted for 90 percent of the course’s time, the remaining time being dedicated to review relevant theoretical concepts. Independent from the course, participants can in the future to opt to obtain their KPI Practitioner Certification by following the steps highlighted on The KPI Institute’s website.

To find out more details, please visit the KPI Professional and Practitioner certification page

If the opportunity of customized KPI training courses is of interest to you, email us at office@kpiinstitute.org and you will receive a tailored offer.

For more information, contact one of our representatives:

Alexandru Muntean
alex.muntean@kpiinstitute.com

 

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The KPI Institute and B&T Meetings announce their partnership to improve performance in Peru

March 28th, 2017 Posted by Press release 0 thoughts on “The KPI Institute and B&T Meetings announce their partnership to improve performance in Peru”

March 21st 2017, Peru, The KPI Institute and B&T Meetings are pleased to announce their partnership to streamline best practices in managing employee and organizational performance.

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The KPI Institute and B&T Meetings share the common goal and vision of delivering customized performance management training to professionals from Peru.

This partnership starts by launching the first edition of Certified KPI Professional in Peru, a certification course that will serve the needs of Peruvian market in terms of quality level and competences acquired.

The Certified KPI Professional Certification is the go-to program for professionals interested to build a sound framework to manage performance through Key Performance Indicators, from the moment they are selected and documented, until results are collected to be centralized in performance reports.

The course will take place in Lima, Peru, on June 20, over the time span of three days and under the guidance of Mihai Toma, Head of Professional Services at The KPI Institute.

“This partnership will enable professionals from the area to grow professionally and it’s our mission to facilitate a good environment to do so.” said Aurel Brudan, founder and Chief Executive Officer, The KPI Institute.

“We have made a big step to help professionals and companies to go forward and improve their Performance Measurement System. A new breaking point on everybody`s professional career is to Become a Certified KPI Professional by The KPI Institute.” said Carlos Llaque, Chief Executive Officer, B&T Meetings.

About B&T Meetings

B&T Meetings is a leading company specialized in organization and commercialization of local and international executive training programs, conferences and events, in alliance with national and international consultancy firms, business schools and other specialized institutions.

In 16 years, more than 20,000 executives of more than 2,000 companies have participated in their training programs and activities. They count on the strongest and most innovative executive training and development portfolio in the local market.

For more information visit B&T Meetings website – www.bytmeetings.com

About the KPI Institute

The KPI Institute is a research institute specialized in business performance. It operates research programs in 12 practice domains, ranging from strategy and KPIs to employee performance, and from customer service to innovation performance. Insights are disseminated through a variety of publications, subscriptions services, and through a knowledge platform available to registered members. Support in deploying these insights in practice is offered through training and advisory services.

For more information visit The KPI Institute website – www.kpiinstitute.org

Contact:

The KPI Institute:

Anamaria Pacurar

Email: anamaria.pacurar@kpiinstitute.com

B&T Meetings

Carlos Llaque

Email: inscripciones@bytmeetings.com ; cllaque@bytmeetings.com

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Free Webinar “Performance Management in Supplier Relationship”

March 27th, 2017 Posted by E-learning 0 thoughts on “Free Webinar “Performance Management in Supplier Relationship””

In today’s business world, when the supply chain network is increasingly more complex, a companies’ ability to manage the relationship with its supplier is crucial for business development.

This webinar focuses on acknowledging the importance of the performance management system in supplier relationships and gives participants an insight into the methods used to design and implement such a system.

Based on the numerous stages of the procurement process, the webinar is designed to highlight the key milestones in developing a strong business relationship with suppliers, facilitate the understanding of performance management and emphasize the key drivers behind enhancing supplier performance.

Main topics covered

• Motivation for improving supplier performance;
• Cost of poor supplier performance;
• Key tools and actions in supplier performance management;
• Performance during the procurement lifecycle;
• Benefits of implementing supplier performance systems.

Key Learning Points

• Understand the impact of our actions, in each stage of the procurement lifecycle, on improving supplier performance;
• Acknowledge the importance of supplier performance in supporting the competitive advantage of our organization;
• Get familiar with the main tools used for framing, monitoring and improving supplier performance;
• Get valuable insights on how to implement and manage a supplier performance management system and its benefits.

About the speaker

Cristina Bleoca is a Supply Chain Management Subject Matter Expert, with over 14 years of experience in automotive and FMGC companies. Her activities range from creating and growing procurement departments – as she managed departments with different maturity levels – to managing the accelerated growth periods in a company.

Cristina has a high level of experience regarding supply chain management, optimization of material flow, warehousing, inventory management, transportation and distribution.

Free Registration

It’s easy to join in – access the registration page and don’t forget to tune in on March 29th, at 11:00 AM GMT.  Can’t make it on time? Let us know and we are going to provide you with the full webinar recording, free of charge!

Webinar Recording

The webinar recording will be available on our eLearning platform.

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Latest smartkpis.com report: Top 25 Real Estate Development KPIs – 2016 Extended

March 24th, 2017 Posted by Research 0 thoughts on “Latest smartkpis.com report: Top 25 Real Estate Development KPIs – 2016 Extended”

Are you using a new and improved collection of the most popular Real Estate KPIs ?

The Top 25 Real Estate Development KPIs – 2016 Extended Edition brings you a selection of KPIs, researched and refined, that can help you strengthen your performance measurement and management framework.

Specifically developed to take the reader one step closer to an efficient KPI monitoring and reporting process, the Top 25 Real Estate Development KPIs – 2016 Extended Edition makes for a valuable addition to any KPI Library used by professionals in the healthcare industry.

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Highlights from the Report

    • Complete hands-on experience in working with KPIs
    • Detailed documentation for each KPI
  • Complex articles on best practices in terms of KPI selection and documentation.

By emphasizing the use of KPIs today, the Top 25 Real Estate Development KPIs – 2016 Extended Edition is a useful resource for any professional looking to refresh an existing performance measurement system or to promote the use of KPIs in the organization.

According to Aurel Brudan, The KPI Institute’s CEO, ‘Top 25 Real Estate Development KPIs – 2016 Extended Edition is a synthesis of what smartKPIs.com is all about: it provides an overview of how real estate KPIs are used in practice today, by combining input from the online community with analysis and insights from our research team.”

About smartKPIs.com

smartKPIs.com is the result of a wide research program conducted by The KPI Institute dedicated to documenting and cataloging how KPIs are used in practice. It is an online platform for performance measurement, it offers high quality resources and collaboration functionality for the community of registered members, enabling them to make smart decisions regarding their performance management initiatives.

Get your brand new Top 25 Real Estate Development KPIs – 2016 Extended Edition  and start implementing the knowledge now!

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Parsian Strategy Joins The KPI Institute’s Partner Network as Delivery Partner for Iran

March 21st, 2017 Posted by Press release 0 thoughts on “Parsian Strategy Joins The KPI Institute’s Partner Network as Delivery Partner for Iran”

Melbourne, March 15th 2017 – The KPI Institute and Parsian Strategy have committed to partner for delivering performance management training and advisory in Iran. The partnership aims to organize the first edition of The Certified KPI Professional in Farsi and will be extended by Q3 to offer professionals from Iran two other programs: The Certified Strategy and Business Planning Professional and The Certified Balanced Scorecard Management System Professional.

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“Introducing our renowned programs on strategy and business planning, balanced scorecard and KPIs to Iran will be a key driver for local private and public companies to access the latest knowledge and global best practices in measuring and managing performance, from strategy definition to strategy execution at all organizational levels”, said Cosmin Chindris, Director Global Partnerships, The KPI Institute.

To date, The KPI Institute and Parsian Strategy have delivered performance management training in English for several leading Iranian companies: Aujan Iranian Industries, Kaveh Aluminum Can Co., Atlas Dina Group, Remis, Novo Nordisk Pars and many more. The partnership will make available the Farsi edition of the Certified KPI Professionals to a wider audience.

“Parsian Strategy and The KPI Institute services complement each other in this market where Parsian strategy is aware of and understands the true needs of the market and The KPI Institute brings the latest developed tools and frameworks in the form of advisory services and certification programs to fulfill that need.” said Reza Sharif, MD and Founder of Parsian Strategy.

The Certified KPI Professional Certification is the go-to program for professionals interested to build a sound framework to manage performance through KPIs, from the moment they are selected and documented, until results are collected to be centralized in performance reports.

 “One thing about Certified KPI Professional that makes it special is that all the techniques, tools and frameworks are developed based on practical experience from consulting and research programs. This is exactly what we need in Iran: knowledge that is not solely based on theories, but from real expertise in working with global companies. Knowledge and tools than can be applied by professionals from Iran in their own organizations the day after the training.” said Reza Sharif, MD and Founder of Parsian Strategy.

The KPI Institute is a research institute specialized in business performance. It operates research programs in 12 practice domains, ranging from strategy and KPIs to employee performance, and from customer service to innovation performance. Insights are disseminated through a variety of publications, subscriptions services, and through a knowledge platform available to registered members. Support in deploying these insights in practice is offered through training and advisory services.

Parsian Strategy is an Iranian management consulting firm based in Tehran that is focusing exclusively on Strategy and Performance Management. By providing consulting services, trainings and certification programs to commercial, private, government and non-profit organizations in Iran, Parsian Strategy is trying to help clients improve their strategy planning to reach their desired level of performance.

Contact:

For The KPI Institute:

Cosmin Chindris, Director – Global Partnerships

cosmin.chindris@kpiinstitute.com

For Parsian Strategy:

Reza Sharif, Managing Partner

info@parsianstrategy.com