TKI Update Newsletter
It’s less than two weeks left until we say goodbye to 2017. It’s time to review your professional evolution for the year that comes to an end and set new goals for the one knocking at the door.

In this regard, TKI Update December comes in handy: we share with you our 2018 Courses Calendar, news on the first large strategy event of 2018 (The Strategy and Performance Excellence Conference), latest updates within TKI Skills Academy and GPA Unit and last but not least, useful pieces of content on performance management.

We wish you a great, fresh start in the new year and, as usual, best of performance!
2018 Courses Calendar
Some facts and figures about The KPI Institute in 2017: 80+ editions of worldwide Certification Courses, 1000+ participants, 22 countries, 6 continents. 

The TKI Online Community has by now 84.100+ members. Will you join in 2018? Go through our Certified Courses Calendar for 2018 and choose the location and date that match your professional goals.
Global Courses Calendar available here
Strategy and Performance Excellence Conference
Strategy and Performance Excellence Conference Dubai 2018
We empower you to achieve performance excellence! Taking place in Dubai, between 20th-22nd of March 2018, The Strategy and Performance Excellence Conference is the first large strategy event of the new year. 

On the first two days of the conference, 20+ international industry leaders will present case studies, tools and best practices on critical aspects related to how organizations can improve their systems, people and results. A total of 25 insightful sessions will be available for you, our participants.  
 
Last day of the event will be dedicated to a series of hands-on workshops on strategy planning techniques, business simulations, advanced strategy execution techniques.

Register now and benefit from the early bird offer!
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Excellence Gala Awards TKI
Excellence Awards Gala is part of the #SPEC2018 Conference and it honors professionals for their outstanding contributions in creating a high performing framework for the future. With a total of 20 categories, the event will showcase organizational excellence and recognize individuals who have accomplished significant achievements within the customer and employee engagement market. 

Excellence Awards Gala is dedicated to GCC Area – based employers from the private and public sectors. Click
here to find a synopsis of each award and its main evaluation criteria.

Do you know an organization that deserves to be among the best? Submit your entry by the 16th of February! 
Enter your nomination today
TKI Skills Academy
TKI Skills Academy
Today's ever changing and competitive business environment demands customized training solutions to ensure relevance and practicality. With 2018 fast approaching, are you prepared for the challenges of next year? Get ready for the new 2018 VAT changes coming up to the Gulf Cooperation Council area through our Certificate in VAT: Awareness & Immersion course in Dubai, UAE, on the 23rd-24th of January 2018.

There are a lot of details to consider: pre-existing contracts, cash-flow impacts, groups, reverse charges, compliance, exports – intra-GCC and externally etc. As your organization gears up for these VAT changes, we recommend fully preparing together with professionals like yourself. 
Sign-up for the VAT course here
If you would like to customize the learning experience or organize an in-house session, do contact us here. We are looking forward to welcoming you in our community! 
Global Performance Audit Unit
C-PA First Open Course in Singapore
NEWS  
We would like to congratulate the participants at the first edition of The Performance Audit Professional Certification Course, that took place in Singapore, between the 20th-22nd of November! 
'The C-PA Course is highly structural and it's a methodical approach of improving an organization’s performance management system.' – Mostafa Kamal, Head of HR, Julphar Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries, Bangladesh

The next edition of C-PA Course will take place in Dubai, on the 18th-20th of March 2018. Learn how to assess and improve the maturity of Performance Management System of your organization! Enjoy a blended learning experience for advancing your knowledge and skills in 5 core areas: strategy, performance measurement, performance management, performance culture and employee performance management.
Download Course Brochure
PUBLISHING
Performance Measurement 
Benchmarking, a key strategy for the world’s leading PC manufacturer
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Editorial of the month
Using meaningful KPIs for measuring performance
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Tools Expo
The Balanced Scorecard: one road towards automation
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Interview of the month
Practitioner Interview: Dr. Zuraidah Khwaja Kamaluddin
Read more
 
More articles are available in Performance Magazine, our online publication. 
RESEARCH
Bestseller Functional Area
The Human Resources KPI Dictionary
Bestseller by Industry
Top 25 Healthcare KPIs – 2016 Edition
The Human Resources KPI Dictionary
Useful for both novices and experts alike, the Human Resources KPI Dictionary can be used in the early stages of implementing a performance management framework, in the process of selecting and documenting KPIs, but also to improve an existing performance measurement system. Read more
Top 25 Healthcare KPIs - Extented Edition
One of the most important benefits that this report brings is an international perspective on the most popular Healthcare KPIs. They provide quantifiable measurement of the main components that lead to a successful implementation of healthcare related strategies. Read more
EDUCATION
Upcoming Training Courses
Scheduled certification courses dedicated to rigorous understanding and practice.
Certified KPI Professional and Practitioner, Dubai, UAE
Certified KPI Professional and Practitioner, Dubai
Certified Benchmarking Professional
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
Certified Benchmarking Professional, Kuala Lumpur
Certified Performance Audit Professional, Singapore
Completed Training Courses in November
Premier global certification programs delivered recently.
Certified Job Evaluation and Description Professional Training Course, Kuwait
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Certified Strategy and Business Planning Professional Training Course, Dubai
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In-house Projects delivered in November
Recent in-house training courses and workshops provided around the world.
Certified Data Analysis Professional Training Course in Dubai
Certified KPI Professional and Practitioner Training Course in Jubail 
Read more
If you're interested in scheduling an in-house training course, email us at office@kpiinstitute.org and you will receive a customized offer! 
We hope you find our newsletter relevant for your professional growth and career!

What else would you like to find in our monthly news round-up? We'd be more than happy to hear from you! Send us your opinion at update@kpiinstitute.org

Till next month! 
The TKI Team
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