Performance Benchmarking


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Benchmarking is a widely used and practical business tool to improve performance.

These performance benchmarking training course materials suit people managers and corporate trainers who run workshops and one-day training courses.

The course will benefit anyone involved in the performance benchmarking or improvement processes. This could include directors, managers, team leaders, quality management professionals, manufacturing and operations staff, and HR professionals.

These training course materials will help develop your participants’ benchmarking skills and ensure that you deliver a successful performance benchmarking training course.

Participants will learn that benchmarking is a simple way to analyze competitors’ or partners’ procedures, products, and services.

In this course, participants will learn that performance benchmarking allows an organization to measure performance and identify opportunities for improvement.

By comparing processes, products, and services against competitors and industry leaders, benchmarking will highlight strengths and reveal areas for improvement.

From basics to implementation, these training course materials will instruct teams to master the fundamentals of performance benchmarking and apply the six key stages of a performance benchmarking process.

Course participants will develop a better understanding of performance benchmarking.

They will also learn how to manage a performance benchmarking project using the steps required for these initiatives to be successful.

You can also use the training content to share how to:

  • Gain insights from top performers to boost competitiveness.
  • Identify performance gaps and set targets for increased efficiency.
  • Mobilize a culture of continuous improvement and accountability.
  • Implement strategies to improve quality, exceed customer expectations, and stay ahead of the competition.


Who Should Use These Training Course Materials?

  • Individuals looking to start delivering courses: Oak Innovation’s instant availability and trainer-friendly training course material mean you can get a course up and running within minutes.
  • New training professionals: This training course material is instantly available. You get complete course templates to deliver practical courses.
  • Development-focused managers: Oak Innovation is well known for its customizable course templates, so we highly recommend this training course material for people managers, especially team leads and supervisors who want to start delivering training courses.
  • Businesses and professionals offering training services:  If you need to offer training courses or provide workshops, Oak Innovation’s training course material makes the experience easy for everyone.
  • Entrepreneurs:  Oak Innovation’s focus on offering brandable and customizable products makes it the ideal course solution for starting a side hustle.
  • Companies interested in reducing costs: This training course material will save time and effort.


Sample Materials.

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Topics Covered.

1. Key benchmarking topics

  • How companies achieve improvements.
  • How performance benchmarking is an in-depth critical examination within a company.
  • A performance benchmarking process.
  • How successful performance benchmarking is dependent on exploring products or processes.
  • Techniques can be used to compare products or processes with those of another company or across sections of a single company.

2. Benchmarking and product benchmarking

  • How to collect and compare data to identify performance gaps.
  • Product performance benchmarks.
  • Best practices, standards, and outcomes.
  • How to introduce a successful performance benchmarking project.

3. How to improve engagement within performance benchmarking projects

  • Why benchmark projects are needed.
  • Why performance skills are needed.
  • How to scope a project.
  • The source of a project statement.
  • An actual plan.
  • Processes and measures within benchmarking projects.

4. The project team

  • How do I build the project team, and what roles are required?
  • The role of resources and other vital factors.

5. The six key stages of a performance benchmarking process

  • How to select the approach to use.
  • How to set the objectives of a project.
  • Preparing and planning activities.
  • How to review project findings.
  • Implementing improvements.
  • How to evaluate the project.

6. Six reasons why performance benchmarking projects fail

  • How a lack of clarity of purpose or focus can impact projects.
  • How can a poor level of involvement cause difficulties?
  • The impact of communication issues.
  • What happens when there is no follow-through on implementation?
  • The impact of a lack of resources.
  • The impact of a poor awareness of the benefits.



Your participants will:

  • Understand the importance of benchmarking.
  • Explore the components of a benchmarking system.
  • Understand why some benchmarking projects fail.
  • Understand how employees influence benchmarking projects.
  • Explore a benchmarking project.
  • Examine the role of benchmarking.


What’s Included?

You get instant access to everything you need.

  • Workbook.
  • Slides.
  • Instructor Manual.
  • 17 Free Training Games.
  • 17 Free Training Icebreakers.
  • 15 Practical Training Guides.
  • 2 Course Tests.
  • Activities/Exercises.
  • A Reading List.
  • A Course Advertorial.
  • An Action Plan.