The International Society for Performance Improvement is a non-profit membership organization that believes “Being Better Matters.” We help people and organizations make a difference. To their co-workers and clients. Their communities. Their world. By providing tools and strategies for effective and universal improvement, we are helping members create bigger impact, make greater contributions, and, ultimately, make our world a better place to be.



One of the most important steps toward advancing careers in the exciting field of human performance improvement is to join a professional association. If you are a manager, practitioner, researcher, teacher, student, or professor, or if you work as a part of a learning community, here are six great reasons to join ISPI:

Networking: ISPI organizes both international and national annual conferences. These are opportunities for you to mix and mingle with others in your field in both professional and relaxed settings.
Personal & Professional Development: If your career aspirations include the desire to publish, present your work, and keep up to date on proven practices, industry trends, and how to manage them, ISPI is here to help.

Certifications: Do you have a credential that sets performance improvement professionals apart within their field? Those who have earned one of ISPI’s project-based certifications tell us that documenting their work as part of the certification application increased their confidence in the value they bring to companies or clients, in securing new jobs, in obtaining new clients, and in setting a course for continued job growth. Let us help you to achieve one or more of the following certifications:
·  Certified Human Performance Technologist CPT
·  Certified Facilitator of Training, CFT
·  Certified Developer of Training, CDT


Accreditations: We can provide independent confirmation that your organization, department, program or course meets professional standards. You can enjoy several benefits from an independent, unbiased review including the following:

·  Positive association with ISPI, a trusted leader in performance improvement and workplace productivity since 1962.
·  Recognition for your organization's dedication to proven methods and ethical practices.
·  Acknowledgement by experts and colleagues of the quality and effectiveness of an organization, department, program, or course.
·  Constructive and actionable feedback inherent in the accreditation review process.

Safe environment for you to practice: Do you need a place to try out a new process or to bounce ideas off people like yourself? ISPI is a great place to go for help and advice. If you just want to brainstorm ideas with other practitioners or flesh out a project, ISPI can provide a safe environment—a professional sandbox—where you can find help to test out your approach.

Build Community: ISPI is a place to learn from your peers—people like you who are bombarded every day with extraordinary amounts of information—people who can help you make sense out of it all and see what is most important to you and your company based on standards, process, analysis, evidence-based research, and proven systems.



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