Balanced Scorecard Certification

The Balanced Scorecard Certification Program is designed to give practitioners the tools and skills they need to help their organizations increase focus on strategy and results, improve organizational performance by measuring what mattersalign the work people do on a day-to-day basis with strategy, focus on the drivers of future performance,improve communication of the organization’s Vision and Strategy, and prioritize in tough economic times. With two levels of certification,  Balanced Scorecard ProfessionalTM (BSP) and Balanced Scorecard Master ProfessionalTM (BSMP), the program is offered in association with the George Washington University College of Professional Studies. As a comprehensive program on leading a balanced scorecard strategic planning and management system implementation using the Institute’s Nine Steps™ methodology, it is ideal for participants charged with building, implementing, managing, and sustaining balanced scorecard planning and management systems.


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The basic certification level is Balanced Scorecard Professional (BSP) and the advanced level is Balanced Scorecard Master Professional (BSMP). The BSP level includes five days of instruction and the completion of an online exam. The BSMP certification includes the BSP program plus a five-day Application course and formal presentation.

The Balanced Scorecard Professional (BSP) Certification is designed for students who do not want to achieve the higher level certification or would prefer to get BSMP Certification at a later date. Follow the BSP program to the right (in green) to become certified. Courses include the BSP Certification Pt. 1: Intro to the BSC course and theBSP Certification Pt. 2: Advanced BSC course. The two courses can be taken together in the same week by registering for the BSP Certification Boot Camp.

The Balanced Scorecard Master Professional (BSMP) status can be attained by following the entire program to the right (green and blue). Anyone already BSP Certified can simply add the BSMP Certification Application (CAP) Course to become BSMP certified. Alternatively, the entire BSMP Program can be completed at once by taking the 10-day BSMP Certification Course. All courses must be taken in order shown to the right.

To learn more about Balanced Scorecard, how it originated and the Award winning framework, Nine Steps to Success ™, be sure you visit the ‘About the BSC page on this website.