The KPI Institute 2015 Highlights

2015 has been memorable year for performance globally and for global performance. The release of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals and the UN Climate Change conference in Paris are set to have a lasting impact on societies for years to come and global performance will be at the core of it. Going beyond performance appraisals, HR performance plans, organizational strategies, and national visions to the whole of mankind level, uniting global communities towards global goals.

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At The KPI Institute, we are pleased to have our contribution to maturing performance integration as a discipline, in line with our vision to empower the world to achieve performance excellence. Some of the figures reflecting our 2015 activity are:

    • 6 global and regional research studies on performance management
    • 20 research publications on performance measurement topics
    • 12 training courses added to our catalogue
    • 28 countries on 5 continents where we’ve delivered educational programs
    • Over 1000 new KPIs documented on

2015 – the year in review:

January: inaugurated SE Asia regional office in Kuala Lumpur office, bringing trademark events closer to our ASEAN audience;

February: new beginnings in Dubai with our first open course, organized exclusively by our Middle East Office;

March: launched the 2015 season of free webinars on performance topics;

April: delivered the new Strategy and Business Professional Certification for the first time in Istanbul;

May: released 2 new exclusive certifications – the Benchmarking and Data Visualization Professional delivered in Dubai and Istanbul;

June: published the “Performance Management in 2014” research study and delivered the Performance Improvement Certification Course for the first time in Dubai;

July: delivered the trademark KPI Professional Certification for the first time in Brunei and released the Functional Areas and Industries Dictionary series;

August: delivered the trademark Certified KPI Professional course for the first time in Canada;

September: organized the first Performance Improvement and KPIs Forum, in Kuala Lumpur and finished publishing the functional areas volumes of the KPI dictionaries series;

October: delivered the trademark Certified KPI Professional course in Bulgaria for the first time and launched the first printed edition of PERFORMANCE Magazine;

November: conducted Technical Expert programs in Mongolia and Indonesia and launched the “The KPI Institute global events series: Performance & KPI Executive Evenings”;

December: achieved a record 7 courses delivered simultaneously in one week, in 5 different countries on 3 continents. Launched a new version of the smartKPIs platform and announced the first Online Performance Improvement Professional Certification.

2015 has been a year of learning and growth, where we have reaffirmed our commitment to nurturing performance improvement in all aspects of organizational life and beyond.
We would like to thank all our members for their commitment, our partners for their involvement, our clients for their patronage, and our team for their dedication. At The KPI Institute, we look forward to continue together, in good company, the journey towards higher performance.

We hope you can be part of our celebration and we invite you to join us for another year of performance!

The KPI Institute December 23rd, 2015 Broad Topics