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Washington DC, USA
Certified Government
Performance Manager
22 – 26 February 2020
English ,Riyadh
P L A N • J U S T I F Y • M E A S U R E • E VA L U AT E • M A N A G E • R E P O R T • I N N O VAT E
The USA government regulations requires that all federal  agencies should have a professional performance manager.
The Performance Institute offers the certification program in its head office in Washington DC.
Now for the first time in Saudi Arabia, you can become a Certified Government Performance Manager (CGPM). The certification program will be offered in Riyadh by the Institute’s founder and director.



The Performance Institute (PI), located in Washington DC the heart of US Government, was founded in 2000 and has quickly become a leading voice on performance-based management in government and non-profits. In fact, the White House Office of Management and Budget has cited the Performance Institute as “the leading authority on performance-based management in government.”  The Institute’s work has also been cited in numerous policy initiatives for management improvement throughout various levels of The United States government. The Performance Institute provides timely advice and how-to methodologies to government and non-profit managers through six delivery methods: research programs, conferences, training, certification, policy forums, and consulting services.  

Certified Government Performance Manager | CGPM
The US Government Performance and Results Act (GPRA) requires that all government agencies should appoint a Performance Improvement Officer (PIO) and specified his/her role and responsibilities in managing the agency performance cycle (item 200.12 of Circular No. A–11.). Over the past two decades, The Performance Institute has trained over 25,000 personnel and their stakeholders and grantees in the latest methodologies and best practices for measuring and managing performance. The Performance Institute offers the Certified Government Performance Manager (CGPM) program – the only recognized certificate program that comprehensively prepares government and non-profit managers to lead performance management initiatives within their agencies. The Institute’s programs are also accredited through several continuing education bodies including Project Management Institute and National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA).


  • Strategic Planning: Utilize proven methodologies that work in local government to define Saudi Arabian priority goals (using customer and stakeholder feedback, strategic issue analysis, best practices, etc.) and cascade those goals to individual agency programs and functions.
  • Performance Measurement: Develop meaningful performance measures to track outcomes and management progress in delivering agency programs to citizens.
  • Collecting, Analyzing and Using Performance Data: Collect and report performance measurement information while embracing data analytics to better understand how to adjust and improve agency programs.
  • Program Evaluation and Performance-Based Budgeting: Learn how to develop and answer evaluation questions about program achievements. Take advantage of proven processes for evaluation planning, performance management, performance reviews and Performance-Based Budgeting.


  • Attendees will be equipped with a common thought process and language strategic planning, performance measures, and program evaluation – in preparation for efforts to revise its Strategic Plan and drive use of performance management techniques at all levels.
  • Attendees will launch a disciplined approach to realigning resources – starting with alignment of programs to a Strategic Plan and continuing through both a performance measurement initiative and a performance budgeting effort.
  • Attendees will then sustain the use of performance management throughout the entire organization because they will have acquired skills in a “tool kit” that can be maintained and replicated as well as receive their individual Certified Government Performance Manager (CGPM) status.

Key Takeaways

  • Create clearly-defined mission and vision statements, organizational values, environmental analysis.
  • Align program mission and performance measures for greater results and the ability to prioritize resource effectively.
  • Identify the strategic elements and key lessons learned from building results-oriented programs.
  • Learn how to use organizational goals and objectives to develop appropriate performance measure.
  • Design effective performance measures to implement goals and strategies.
  • Structure and align key indicators using several popular methodologies.
  • Implement and manage through data to execute strategic goals and objectives.
  • Learn how to develop and answer evaluation questions about program achievements.
  • Take advantage of proven processes for evaluation planning, performance management, and program reviews.
  • Strengthen accountability to support organizational growth and progress, particularly for budget request justifications.
  • Utilize Evidence-Based Analysis to justify budget requests and secure grand funding while stimulating innovation.


Strategic Planning for Government

1 ½ Days

Module 1 – Connect Strategic Planning and Organizational Results
  • Discover why traditional strategic planning processes often fall short of delivering results because they lack proper strategy definition, program alignment, stakeholder buy-in, and data for performance measurement
  • Identify the characteristics and requirements of successful strategic plans

Performance Measurement for Government

1 ½ Days

Module 1- The 8 Keys of Effective Performance Management Systems
  • Understand the eight critical success factors for effective performance management systems

Data Analytics and Using Performance Information in Government

1 Day

Module 1- Collecting and Reporting Performance Data in Government
  • Helpful practices for collecting and storing performance information
  • Increase data availability and make sure the date is readily accessible
  • Creating performance reports for public use
  • Reporting data internally – options for visualization of data

Program Evaluation and Performance-Based Budgeting

1 Day

Module 1- Focus Your Inquiry: Understanding how evaluation affects program assessment and contributes to management
  • Learn basic evaluation terms
  • Explore the basic steps in an evaluation

Speakers Overview


Marc D. Berson, PMP, CSSBB

Performance Institute – Senior Fellow

Marc Bersonis a Senior Fellow, Researcher and Instructor at the Performance Institute. He is a certified as an Advanced Government Performance Manager (AGPM), and also holds a volunteer position as the Chairman of the Government Division in the American Society for Quality (ASQ). Mr. Berson has over 30 years experience as a program director, practitioner, advisor and instructor of strategic planning, business case analysis, performance metrics development, business process reengineering, lean six sigma (LSS), performance improvement, quality assurance, workforce analysis, organizational efficiency, work measurement, staffing standards, workforce modeling, project management, acquisition strategy and support, strategic sourcing, and related management consulting initiatives.

Paul Trampert
Cost and Performance Integration

Paul Trampert, PI’s Director for Budget, Cost and Performance Integration, has over 40 years of leadership and management experience, including executive-level advisory in both the United States and 23 countries throughout the world. He has extensive experience, of which he held the role of Department of the Army Inspector General, designing, implementing, evaluating and integrating budget, cost and performance management systems to improve governance.

Certification Requirements

  1. Attend the training Program.
  2. Pass the Certified Government Performance Manager (CGPM) examination on-site.

Credit Hours

(30 CPE and PDU credits)

Upon completion of your certification, you will gain both a professional distinction and academic credit. The Performance Institute has been reviewed and approved as a provider of training by the Project Management Institute (PMI)® and accredited through the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). Attendees of Performance Institute programs receive 30 CPE and PDU credits - which covers accounting/financial management and project management continuing education requirements for certification.
Certified public accountants must earn Continuing Professional Education, or CPE, credits to maintain their CPA licenses. CPAs receive certificates of attendance that indicate the number of CPE credits, format of the CPE, and title and practice area of the CPE.
CPE requirements ensure that individuals holding CPA licenses remain knowledgeable about and current on developments in the industry.

For all PMI certifications except the CAPM®, you’ll need to follow the Continuing Certification Requirements (CCR) program and earn professional development units (PDUs.) The goal is to ensure that your certified competencies stay relevant and up-to-date.



BEFORE 25 Jan 2020

US$ 3,950


For Groups 3+

US$ 4,200


US$ 4,800

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