GECB - Certified Performance Management Professional. Get Certified

In today's competitive business environment, managing performance is more important than ever. It's not just about meeting targets or achieving goals, but also about driving employee engagement, improving organizational culture, and delivering outstanding results for stakeholders. If you're a manager, a supervisor, a team leader, or a human resources professional, you know how challenging it can be to measure, monitor, and improve performance across the organization. You need to have the right tools, skills, and mindset to succeed. That's why we created the Certified Performance Management Professional program. 

Format:  Multiple choice | Language: English, French, Spanish, Arabic and Portuguese | Questions: 100 | Duration: 120 minutes | Passing Score: 70 % | Exam mode: online and proctored based | Renewal: After 3 years

Learning System
499.99 CPMP Self-Study Exam Prep
  • Personalized digital books (Newest edition)
  • Online study tools with quizzes, practice exam, learning activities and resource center (instructor support not included)
  • CPMP Exam Content Manual (ECM)
  • Study tips and exam techniques
  • Exam cost, not included
249.99 GECB CPMP Certification Exams
  • Your Exam is online and proctored based
  • Use a webcam and a reliable internet connection
  • Take your exam anywhere and anytime
  • Get results immediately
  • Receive your digital badge and share your achievement instantly
  • Use your premium certification right away
  • Access our certification registry anytime for online verification
  • Study materials, not included
649.99 CPMP Learning System + Exam + 2nd Chance
  • CPMP Learning System and exam voucher
  • 2nd Chance Exam (restrictions apply)
  • Digital books, online quizzes and test with immediate feedback
  • Online study tools with quizzes, practice exams, learning activities and resource center
  • CPMP Exam Content Manual (ECM)
  • No additional costs for up 3 years
  • A digital badge and premium certificate
  • Up to 3 years of certification validity (Renewable)


The Certified Performance Management Professional certification is designed to validate the skills and knowledge of professionals in the field of performance management. This certification demonstrates a deep understanding of the principles and practices of performance management, including goal setting, performance measurement, performance feedback, and coaching. Certified professionals are equipped with the tools and techniques necessary to improve performance outcomes in a variety of settings, including organizations, teams, and individuals. The certification process involves a comprehensive examination that assesses knowledge of key concepts and practical application of performance management principles. Achieving this certification demonstrates a commitment to professional development and a desire to excel in the field of performance management. It will help you enhance your knowledge and expertise in performance management, and gain recognition for your skills and achievements."

Why getting certified?

By becoming a GECB Certified Performance Management Professional, you will be able to Unlock new career opportunities, increase your earning potential and demonstrate that you have the competencies to:

  • Design and implement effective performance management systems that align with organizational strategy, values, and culture
  • Define and measure performance metrics that are relevant, objective, and reliable
  • Analyze performance data and generate insights that drive continuous improvement
  • Provide feedback, coaching, and recognition that enhance employee engagement and motivation
  • Handle performance issues and conflicts with fairness, transparency, and respect
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the organization to achieve common goals."

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for our entry-level Certified Performance Management Professional, candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Education: Participants must have a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience: Participants must have at least one (1) year of experience in performance management.
  • Training: Applicants should demonstrate advanced knowledge in performance management acquired through self-study or completion of an approved CPMP training program or equivalent education.
  • Examination: Participants must pass a rigorous exam that covers all aspects of performance management. The exam is designed to test participants' knowledge and expertise in the field, and ensure that they have the skills needed to effectively manage organizational performance.

Alternatively, candidates may also qualify for the certification if they have a degree or higher education in any field or if they are currently enrolled in an performance management program. However, regardless of the profile, each candidate must pass the CPMP certification exam.

Pre requisite

  • One (1) year of practical experience in performance management or related fields is required
  • Completion of an E-Course is not mandatory from GECB portal, but is highly recommended.

Application and exam

  • Step 1: Determine your eligibility
  • Step 2: Choose your learning option
  • Step 3: Purchase your CPMP bundle
  • Step 4: Prepare for your exam through self-study or take a GECB-approved preparation course
  • Step 5: Schedule your exam. GECB exams take place 4 times a year, every end of term. Additional windows may be requested by GECB-recognized partners.
  • Step 6: Get certified in case of successful completion and receive your digital badge and certificate
  • Step 8: Shareable and globally accessible: Your digital badges and certificates can be accessed and verified anytime, anywhere, on any device with an internet connection. You can easily showcase your achievements to potential employers, customers or colleagues, enhancing your professional reputation and visibility on a global scale.


Each GECB certificate is valid for three (3) years. To renew your designation, you need to provide proof of a minimum continuing professional development (CPD) and renew your membership to the GECB community of certified professionals by paying the required fees (149 USD). Your certification is then extended for three more years and a new premium digital certificate is issued by the GECB Certification Committee. No need to write the exam again.

  • Module 1 Introduction to Performance Management
  • Module 2 Performance Planning
  • Module 3 Monitoring and Tracking Performance
  • Module 4 Performance Appraisal and Feedback
  • Module 5 Performance Improvement Plans
  • Module 6 Performance Management Implementation
  • Module 7 Performance Management for Remote Teams
  • Module 8 Performance Management for Leadership
  • Module 9 Performance Management Tools and Techniques
  • Module 10 Performance Management System Design and Implementation

2023 Exam Windows

  • March 25 or 31
  • June 24 or 30
  • September 22 or 30
  • December 22 or 30

Learning options for any study style


Ideal for self-starters and those with unpredictable schedules. The self-study option means you can learn on your own anytime, day or night — whatever best accommodates your schedule. The Learning System includes both digital books and access to an online, interactive platform. Contact us.


Ideal for individuals who prefer a structured study environment. Instructor-led classes are offered by approved GECB partners worldwide. These traditional classes combine the Learning System with the guidance of a GECB-recognized instructor and provide valuable peer discussion and networking. Contact us.


Ideal for those who want instructor support but can’t attend classes at a set time. Instructor-supported online classes are offered either through pre-recorded video courses or personalized assistance. You may be assigned one instructor for the duration of your program, but there is no required meeting time, so you can complete assignments on your own schedule. Contact us.

Corporate and group

Ideal for small and large groups for self-study or instructor-led classes. We’ll help you organize groups of self-study or instructor-led classes virtually. Whether participants are local to one site or geographically dispersed, structured learning and online group reporting will help track progress and optimize your training investment. Contact us.

Last modified: Thursday, 27 July 2023, 11:45 AM