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Elevate your skills and expertise with our diverse training programs designed to empower individuals and agencies.

Training for Individuals

Tailored training experiences crafted for individuals seeking personal and professional growth.

Training for Groups

Customized training for teams to cultivate a culture of excellence, collaboration, and high-performance results.


Join us at exciting events that foster networking, learning, and collaboration. Explore our calendar of events to stay updated on opportunities to connect with industry leaders, experts, and like-minded professionals.

About PI

Explore the story behind our organization and the impact we aim to make in the realms of training, education, and professional development.

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Service-Disabled-Veteran-Owned-Certified_blue The Performance Institute is a Certified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business

The Leading Expert in Government Performance

With a legacy spanning decades, we are committed to fostering success in government through continuous learning, data-driven decision-making, and the implementation of best practices.

Shaping Tomorrow's Smart Government

Advancing Government Performance for Public Value

The Performance Institute is dedicated to advancing government performance management capabilities to drive the creation of public value. We believe that by enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of government operations, we contribute to a world where people benefit from a smart government.

A World of Smart Governance

Envision a world where government operations are not just efficient but intelligent - a world where technology and performance management unite to create a government that serves its citizens with unmatched precision. At The Performance Institute, we're working towards turning this vision into a reality.

Our Values

Commitment to Excellence
A Performance Mindset
Stewardship to the Public
Responsible Innovation

Why choose PI?

When you choose The Performance Institute, you can be confident that you are working with a team of experienced and knowledgeable consultants who are committed to helping you improve your organization's performance. We have a proven track record of success, and we are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of service.

A Record that Speaks for Itself

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People Trained & Certified Nationwide
Succesful Trainings

Our Methodology

As the nation’s largest think tank dedicated exclusively to government performance, The Performance Institute works closely with government agencies to develop and implement meaningful performance measures for nearly every operational function and mission area.

Through its work, the Institute has established and refined a proven methodology for measuring government performance: the Logic Model.


Our Services

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Become a Certified Government Performance Manager (CGPM.  Embark on a transformative journey with the CGPM where you'll acquire the skills and tools necessary to become the foremost performance management expert in your organization. 

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The Performance Institute is a leading provider of government consulting services to help improve performance. We can help you establish the performance support environment you need to help you and your team meet its performance objectives. 

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National Conferences 

The Performance Institute offers national conferences, bringing together experts from across the country to share effective practices from their cities, counties, states, federal departments, and agencies with ideas on the latest reforms, mandates, and best management practices. 

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Individual Training

Discover a world of opportunity with The Performance Institute's diverse range of training programs, carefully designed to empower both individuals and organizations in their pursuit of enhanced performance and goal achievement. 


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On-demand Training

Explore a wealth of dynamic content, delivered by industry experts, and take control of your learning journey today. Elevate your performance, meet your goals, and stay ahead in a rapidly changing world with Performance Institute's On-Demand Training. 

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Group Training

Our group training sessions are meticulously crafted to equip participants with the essential tools and techniques required to elevate their proficiency in performance management, measurement, and benchmarking. 

Meet Our Team

The Performance Institute team collectively offers thought leadership, strategic guidance, and hands-on expertise to broaden the Institute's impact and further its mission of addressing the critical issues and challenges encountered by organizations and governments

Meet Our Team



The Performance Institute (PI) is founded in Washington, D.C. by a group of government performance experts.


PI begins offering its first training courses on government performance measurement and management.

PI launches its first national conference on government performance.

PI publishes its first book on government performance, Improving Government Performance: A Comprehensive Framework.

PI opens its first regional office in Tysons, Virginia.


PI launches its online learning platform, the Performance Institute eLearning Center.


PI is awarded its first contract with the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to provide training and consulting services to federal agencies.


PI publishes its second book on government performance, Leading Policy and Organizational Change in Government.


PI launches its Performance Certification program, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated expertise in government performance measurement and management.


PI celebrates its 18th anniversary and opens its second regional office in San Diego, California.


PI publishes its third book on government performance, Enterprise Risk Management to Achieve Strategy.


PI launches its GovEd Talks series, a webinar series that features leading experts on government performance and related topics.


PI is currently providing training and consulting services to government agencies at all levels, as well as to non-profit organizations and businesses.

Veteran-Led Leadership

The Performance Institute is led by a retired Lieutenant Commander with over 20 years of service in the United States Navy, we proudly stand as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business.