Welcome to the GPA Unit, The Strategy and Performance Audit Division of The KPI Institute!

Discover a unique set of frameworks used to asses the maturity level of Performance Management Systems.

The GPA Unit

We work passionately to make the concept available across the entire globe and empower professionals and decision makers to find the best solutions for improving their performance management systems and practices.

Practice Domains

  • Ensure


    you have the right tools, processes and people in the right place

  • Identify


    the weaknesses of your current Performance Management System

  • Learn


    how to elevate current practices to best practices

  • Educate


    stakeholders to be oriented towards learning and improvement

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Maturity Assessment

Understand the maturity level of Performance Management Systems

See how you perceive the maturity level of your Performance Management System. Invite your colleagues to do the same and share results! Start here

Training & Certifications

Receive official recognition as Certified Performance Audit Professional & Practitioner from the GPA Unit & The KPI Institute Learn how you can apply the Maturity Model Frameworks for assessing and improving performance management practices in your organization. Find out more

Follow these steps in order to become certified

  • step 1

    Step 1

    Complete the Certified Performance Audit Training Course

  • step 2

    Step 2

    Take the Certified Performance Audit Professional Exam

  • step 3

    Step 3

    Run your first Performance Maturity Assessment

  • step 4

    Step 4

    Develop the Performance Audit Report

  • step 5

    Step 5

    Achieve recognition as Certified Performance Audit Practitioner

  • step 6

    Step 6

    Receive official Certificate of Recognition!

Awards & Recognition

Receive Organizational Performance Maturity Level Recognition The GPA Unit provides 5 levels of recognition for each of the 5 performance practice domains assessed plus a Certificate of Recognition for the Integrated Performance Excellence of all practice domains assessed. Get your Certificate of Recognition

BE AWARDED FOR PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE Commission an assessment of your organization performance systems capability based on the GPA Unit Maturity Model Frameworks and receive the opportunity to be nominated for best in the class. The organizations with highest scores will be acknowledged and awarded. Get awarded

Customized solutions

  • External Performance Audit

    Choose the convenient combination of Frameworks for an external audit with the support of GPA Unit experts.

  • Internal Performance Audit

    Subscribe to the GPA Unit services to get the tools and knowledge to run the assessments internally.

  • Internal Performance Audit Validation

    Submit your performance audit reports for review and receive official recognition from the GPA Unit.


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