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Learn to Implement a Balanced Scorecard

Balanced Scorecard Institute (BSI) training and certification programs give leaders, managers, and analysts the tools they need to successfully:
  • Develop and implement a BSC system
  • Improve focus on strategy and results 
  • Improve organizational performance by measuring what matters 
  • Align the work people do on a day-to-day basis with strategy 
  • Focus on the drivers of future performance 
  • Improve communication of the organization’s Vision and Strategy 
  • Prioritize in tough economic times


Certifications You Can Trust

We have been certifying professionals through our association with the George Washington University College of Professional Studies since 2006, and have been training BSC, measurement, and strategy practitioners for twenty years. We’ve trained over 6,000 participants in over 80 countries.


Guided by Experts

BSI courses are taught by highly experienced facilitating consultants with international experience working with all types of organizations.


Hands-On Learning

Our team exercises and interactive discussion lead to maximum engagement and retention.


Plan Your Strategy

All programs are organized around our simple strategic planning and management framework, Nine Steps to SuccessTM.


Global Availability

Programs are offered at GWU facilities about once per month as well as in dozens of countries worldwide.


Available In House

Train your whole team by bringing our program to your facility. Contact us for more information.


Balanced Scorecard Professional Certification

Offered over 50 times per year worldwide, this program is designed to give you the tools and skills needed to help your organization increase focus on strategy and results, improve organizational performance, align the work people do on a day-to-day basis with strategy, focus on the drivers of future performance, improve communication of the organization’s Vision and Strategy, and prioritize in tough economic times.

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Refine Your Skills With Our Specialty Courses

Balanced Scorecard 
Master Professional (BSMP) Certification

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Key Performance Indicator Professional Certification (KPI-P)

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Strategic Project Management

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 Ultimate PMP® Exam Prep Course
6th Edition

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Strategy Essentials for
Project Managers

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Strategy Execution—
Success Through Leadership

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Feedback From Past Participants
BSI Training Feedback
  • "The BSI Certification goes far beyond studying the theory & history of a balanced scorecard management system. This course gives individuals the tools necessary to build, implement, and manage a comprehensive tier 1-3 scorecard at their own organizations. The knowledge & skills gained are successful combination of theoretical & practical application that empower students to facilitate construction of this scorecard from the ground up” – Shella Blackburn, Manager Corporate Performance, Mission Essential Personnel
  • "The BSP Certification Boot Camp was on enriching learning experience. The case studies and peer interactions helped to turn theory into practice." – David Branch, Director of Business Performance, Constellation Energy
  • “This course converted me from a skeptic into a believer” - Thedora Borissov, Manager, Performance and Measurement, BC Oil and Gas Commission
  • "I will be sending more of my staff to this [BSP Certification] course" Steve Jonnes, FBI, Unit Chief - Performance Analysis Unit
  • "Best professional course I’ve ever taken! The demands are endless" Earnest K. Kiano, Deputy Manager, Kenya Power & Lighting Company
  • “Finally, a comprehensive approach that makes sense and ties all of our tools together”  Todd Moon, Alcohol & Tobacco Tax & Trade Bureau, Chief Operations Service
  • “Although we only implemented the balanced scorecard approach a couple of years ago, we have already seen improvements in our operations. The [Nine Steps to Success™] approach helps us focus on our ambitious goal to drastically increase the number of transplants we facilitate by 2015.” Michael Boo, Chief Strategy Officer, National Marrow Donor Program
  • “Change is easy. Transition is more difficult—Balanced Scorecard Institute showed us not only how to change the organization-but more importantly how to manage the change process effectively.”  Joe Cernero, Professional Development Manager, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma 
  • “We are very pleased with the help provided by the Institute. We are aiming for high revenue targets in a geographically diverse market, and the Institute helped us translate our strategy into something that employees can actually use.” Laurent Auguste, President and CEO, Veolia Water Americas


What Makes BSI Training Unique?

  • Certifications issued jointly by The George Washington University College of Professional Studies and BSI and include CEU credit 
  • Course curriculum always reflects a "do-it-yourself" approach that can be applied in any organization - large or small, and in any business, government, or nonprofit organization 
  • Balanced Scorecard participants learn a wholly integrated balanced scorecard-based strategic planning and management framework, the Nine Steps to SuccessTM, first developed in 1997 and continually refined in practical application at hundreds of organizations worldwide 
  • Separate frameworks, exercises and examples for business, government, non-profit and defense sectors to address unique needs of different organizations 
  • BSI created the first balanced scorecard certification standards and was the first organization to certify balanced scorecard practitioners, offering dozens of programs per year since the first course in January 2006 
  • BSI was the first to offer an intensive "Boot Camp" certification curriculum and the first to offer two levels of Balanced Scorecard Professional certification
  • BSI offers a full range of training, facilitation, software and consulting services both in the U.S. and internationally, and is the only organization that trains and certifies in the Nine Steps to SuccessTM scorecard framework 
  • BSI certified professionals from organizations all over the world share their experiences with each other in class and then continue learning through a free community of practice on LinkedIn®