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ISPI Bay Area / Boise State (BABS) Chapter

is a chapter of the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI).

ISPI, the International Society for Performance Improvement, is the leading international association dedicated to improving productivity and performance in the workplace. You might be interested in membership in ISPI if you are involved in any of the following fields:



Increasing workplace performance requires a focus on results rather than just the solutions. Whether capitalizing on business opportunities or strategizing to solve problems, our Principles guide us to...



ISPI and its members use evidence-based performance improvement research and practices to effect sustainable, measurable results and add value to stakeholders in the private, public, and social sectors.


Performance improvement practices are recognized globally as an essential part of every organization’s competitive strategy.

Guiding Principles

  • Maintain a global mindset.
  • Facilitate networking among practitioners.
  • Leverage opportunities.
  • Foster diversity and inclusion.
  • Value stakeholders.
  • Operate under the Standards of Performance Technology and the Code of Ethics of our profession.

ISPI's approach and their 10 Standards of Performance Improvement are universal. They can be applied to any individual, group, organization, industry, or sector and can be used to create meaningful results for any performance challenge or opportunity.

Standard 1: Focus on Results or Outcomes

Standard 2: Take a Systemic View

Standard 3: Add Value

Standard 4: Work in Partnership with Clients and Stakeholders

Standard 5: Determine Need or Opportunity

Standard 6: Determine Cause

Standard 7: Design Solutions including Implementation and Evaluation

Standard 8: Ensure Solutions’ Conformity and Feasibility

Standard 9: Implement Solutions

Standard 10: Evaluate Results and Impact

CPT Certification

ISPI’s CPT Certification was established to help practitioners prove their level of proficiency; distinguish themselves among the performance improvement community; and fill the growing demand for people who can create positive impact for a wide variety of companies, industries, and organizations..

The certification process includes:

  • Documentation of work examples, based on a set of standards, criteria, and code of ethics
  • Rigorous peer review and evaluation of submissions, using a systematic, measurable process
  • Continuing education requirements for re-certification every three years

Some of the work you're already doing may help you on your way to earning your CPT today. Join an exclusive group of practitioners who are making a difference for organizations in 33 countries around the world.

Learn more by downloading the ISPI CPT Fast Facts sheet now.

Find more information about our parent organization at http://www.ispi.org

ISPI Bay Message

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