The KPI Institute launches a New Webinar Series

We are very excited to announce the launch of a new series of free webinars, meant to provide the interested professionals with knowledge and best practices on relevant performance related topics!


Through each of the weekly webinars offered, The KPI Institute will provide the information needed to understand the performance management architecture, overcome challenges and attain performance excellence, while following the process sequence. Having expert speakers with experience in performance management research and practice ensures that the webinars will meet high-quality standards.

In 2014 only, professionals will be able to benefit from 15 free webinars held each Wednesday by our team of 12 well-prepared international trainers, who will answer to all your performance related questions.

If you are unable to attend, you can also access the webinars post the event, on our eLearning platform.

The KPI Institute’s CEO, Mr. Aurel Brudan, declared: “We are excited to be only one click away from sharing our expertise with all the interested professionals. Each webinars will provide both theoretical guidelines and our solutions for overcoming the most frequent performance related issues. We are looking forward to this new opportunity for sharing ideas, information and actions with our valued colleagues”.

In September and October, participants will have access to the following webinars:

1. Understanding KPIs
Date: Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
Speaker: Aurel Brudan, CEO, The KPI Institute

Summary outline of the webinar
Working with KPIs is challenging due to the lack of standards in their terminology, definition and usage. The KPI Institute’s research in the field brings clarity to this topic of high interest, which we are glad to share with professionals involved in performance management.

2. KPI Selection Techniques
Date: Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
Speaker: Adrian Brudan, Director Research Programs, The KPI Institute

Summary outline of the webinar
KPI Selection is considered a particularly challenging aspect of implementing a performance management system. 50% of the respondents to a survey conducted by The KPI Institute stated that KPI selection is the most difficult stage in working with KPIs. The webinar consists of a 45 minutes workshop presenting 8 KPI selection techniques that will ensure the development of a relevant KPI framework for your organization.

3. KPI Documentation
Date: Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
Speaker: Andreea Trîmbițaș, Business Research Analyst, The KPI Institute

Summary outline of the webinar
One of the success factors when working with KPIs is to employ a rigorous KPI documentation process within the organization and consolidate an internal KPI library. The webinar brings in attention the benefits of standardizing KPIs names, calculation formulas and establishing targets while managing with KPIs. These actions will allow you a better understanding of KPIs, will facilitate communication through standardization, educate the key stakeholders and improve the knowledge management base.

4. Benchmarking – a key performance driver
Date: Wednesday, October 1st, 2014
Speaker: Andrada Ghețe, Business Research Specialist, The KPI Institute

Benchmarking plays a key role in helping organizations monitor their performance and deal with the policy process in their industry. A benchmark is usually used for improving the organization’s processes, communication or for budgetary reasons and seeks to identify the process which achieves a superior performance and to analyze the facts and reasons behind its success.

5. Data visualization
Date: Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
Speaker: Manuel Hila, Business Research Analyst, The KPI Institute

Summary outline of the webinar
Visual communication is only effective when it is aligned with the way people see and think. The webinar will provide an insight on the importance of data visualization, fundamental principles and how to increase their non-verbal communication skills through effective visualizations.
6. Data gathering
Date: Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
Speaker: Andreea Trîmbițaș, Business Research Analyst, The KPI Institute

Data gathering is among the major challenges of managing the KPI Framework. One of the key factors for success in this direction is understanding how to correctly develop and deploy tools and techniques for an efficient data gathering. The webinar is focused on presenting these tools and techniques, but also on how to manage the data gathering process and the data custodians to ensure timely and accurate information is provided for reporting.

7. Reporting and decision making
Date: Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
Speaker: Mihai Toma, Business Research Analyst, The KPI Institute

The webinar will present some of the best practices in terms of reporting on KPI results, by highlighting the importance of taking decisions based on the feedback provided by the performance measurement system.

8. Cross-cultural management
Date: Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
Speaker: Andrada Ghete, Senior Business Research Analyst, The KPI Institute

The main topics discussed will be related to the importance of building a performance culture, as an enabler of high performance, and how to create and maintain such a culture.

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The KPI Institute September 5th, 2014 Press release