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Online Graduate Certificate in Workplace Performance Improvement

The online Graduate Certificate in Workplace Performance Improvement helps you develop skills to diagnose and solve performance problems in the workplace. This program emphasizes the practical application of process models, tools and techniques to workplace performance improvement scenarios.

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Application Deadlines

Admission to Boise State’s Graduate Certificate in Workplace Performance Improvement is offered every spring, summer and fall semester. All application materials must be received by the deadline to be considered for the program. You must apply separately for admission to Boise State University.

SemesterApplication DeadlineCourses Begin
FallAugust 1Late August
Spring December 1Early January
SummerApril 1Early May

Program Details

Certificate Outcomes

  • General knowledge of the field and performance improvement models used most frequently
  • Guided practice in conducting a needs assessment or a program evaluation for a real client
  • Completion of a change management project and practice with implementing the change
  • Design of sustainable organizations while also considering profit, people and the planet
  • Practical knowledge of data collection, analysis and visualization
  • Exploration of organizational data through metrics and estimation for continuous organizational development

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