Certified Performance Management Professional (CPMP)

The Certified Performance Management Professional (CPMP) professional certification program is designed to equip individuals with the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively manage and improve the performance of employees within an organization. The program covers a range of topics, including the basics of performance management, the performance management process, performance planning and agreements, and assessing and improving performance. By completing this program, individuals can enhance their ability to set clear performance expectations, provide constructive feedback, and implement strategies to motivate and engage employees.

Certification Program Objectives:

  • Understand the basics of performance management, including its definition, aims, and guiding principles.
  • Gain insight into the performance management process and the activities involved in managing employee performance.
  • Develop the skills needed to plan and set performance expectations, including objective setting and development planning.
  • Learn how to assess employee performance using various methods and techniques, such as narrative assessment and rating systems.
  • Develop strategies to improve individual and team performance, including managing underperformers and implementing human resource improvements.

Certifying Examination:

  • To be certified as CPMP, student should take up a 1.5 hours exam at the designated examination centers.
  • The qualifying exam would consist of 50 multiple choice questions, testing core certification modules.
  • Professionals with relevant experience and other qualifying criteria may be exempted from the examination.


  1. The Basics of Performance Management
  2. The Process of Performance Management
  3. Performance Planning and Agreements
  4. Assessing and Improving Performance