Business Process Improvement and Reengineering

Strategic Performance Management: An Introduction v2.0

This course presents a model for implementing strategic performance measurement and management (SPM²) systems using field-tested methods derived from organizations that have been identified as sites of ''best practice.'' Practical and effective transformation management methods from a ''systems thinking'' perspective are included to enhance the work of those who wish to implement a SPM² system. It will benefit managers, executives, and others who wish to explore or implement SPM² systems in their organizations and who wish to have a comprehensive and integrated model for building such systems. This course is directed particularly at organizations that are trouble in one or both of the following areas:

  • Reaching consensus and clarity on strategic objectives and intentions.
  • Achieving appropriate focus among activities and action programs competing for time and resources.

"Important: This course was previously titled as "Strategic Performance Management: An Introduction v.2" Please be aware that the content or course code has not changed."

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, the course participant should be able to:

  • Identify the definitions of terms and the concepts involved in strategic performance measurement and management.
  • Recognize the history and potential usefulness of strategic performance measurement systems.
  • Specify the importance of strategy and decision making in performance management.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:


Speaker / Author:

Charles Davis
Charles E. Davis is an associate professor of accounting and the director of Graduate Accounting Programs at Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business. He teaches courses on accounting information systems, information systems auditing, and managerial accounting at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He conducts research in the areas of behavioral accounting and accounting information systems. His work has been published in both practitioner and academic accounting journals such as Accounting Horizons, Advances in Accounting Behavioral Research, The CPA Journal, Today's CPA, and Management Accounting.

Dr. Davis is active in several professional organizations. His involvement in the American Accounting Association includes serving as Webmaster for the Accounting, Behavior, and Organizations section and as a member of the Information Systems (IS) section's Education Issues Committee. He has also been active with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA); he currently chairs the Carey Scholarship Task Force and the Distinguished Accounting Educator Award Task Force, and he is a member of the Pre-certification Education Executive Committee, the Core Competency Curriculum Evaluation Task Force, and the Group of 100. Dr. Davis's past AICPA involvement includes serving as chair of the Accounting Careers Subcommittee, as a member of the Curriculum and Instruction in Accounting Education Subcommittee, and as a member of the Accounting Education Executive Committee Integration of Technology Into the Learning Experience Task Force.

Prior to joining the faculty at Baylor University in July 1991, Dr. Davis worked in as a financial systems analyst on the controller's staff at Reynolds Metals Company and as a management consultant for Coopers and Lybrand, both in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Davis holds a BBA in accounting from the College of William and Mary, an MBA from the University of Richmond, and a PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


Price (USD)

Standard: $24.95


Course Code : 994524-v2

Release Date : 09/25/2014
Expire Date : 01/23/2022
Credits :
CPE 1.00
QAS 1.00

Course Level : Basic
Course Type : New Standards
Length : 50min
Passing Grade : 70%
Theme : Business Process Improvement and Reengineering

Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Management Services

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