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Introduction to Performance Management in Public Health (Self Paced-No CE)



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PLEASE NOTE: No CE or certificate are available in this free version of the course.

If you are seeking CE or a certificate of completion, you will need to enroll in the paid CE version:

This training module serves to increase participants’ understanding of the purpose and benefits of performance management and provide guidance for getting started with building a performance management system. While the content and examples are focused on governmental public health, many of the concepts can be applied to organizations and agencies in other public-service sectors as well.

This training is part of a series, and we encourage you to explore the companion training, "Performance Management is Foundational to PHAB (Self Paced-CE)."


This introductory-level series is intended for individuals working in governmental public health who are new to performance management and/or who are responsible for building a performance management system for their agency.

Learning Objectives

  • Define and describe key performance management terminology
  • Visualize how the use of frameworks can support implementation of a performance management system in your organization
  • Describe the benefits and challenges to developing a culture of performance management in your organization


Andrew Wapner, DO, MPH, Director of the Center for Public Health Practice, the Director of the online Master of Public Health Program for Experienced Professionals and an Associate Clinical Professor of Public Health in the Ohio State College of Public Health


This training was a collaboration of the Region V Public Health Training Center, Center for Public Health Practice in the College of Public Health at The Ohio State University, and Columbus Public Health.

The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($929,475). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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