Performance Management for NGOs and Community-based Organizations

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Performance ManagementPerformance management is essential to advance organizational missions, also for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and community-based organizations (CBOs). This rapid e-course places you in the role of having to supervising three staff members. You make decisions with the help of some helpful resources related to performance management. You will assess skills gaps and identify potential learning opportunities, as well as demonstrate effective supervisory techniques as part of the performance management process. You will help the staff to establish stretch goals and create a professional development plan.

Features of the rapid e-courseThe course combines text with rich multimedia, including videos and podcasts. Knowledge checks reinforce the information learned. Assignments engage you to solve specific problems and point you to useful resources.

Format of course

This rapid e-course is “self-paced”: learners can proceed at their own speed. The course can be accessed at any time that is convenient. There is no instructor. Instead, the learner interacts directly with the content. The course can take up to 2 hours to complete. For those wanting more detail, the course also links to relevant supplementary documents and websites. Because the course is self-paced, learners can complete it in a day, or spread their participation over days, weeks, or even months. Successful completion of a final test earns the participant a certificate of completion.

Technical requirements

• Internet access
• Adobe Flash Player (*free* – get the most recent version here)


This course is free. To sign up, register on the Human Rights Campus and find this course under “Open courses.”

How to register

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