The Performance Excellence Process helps the individuals and organizations of Northwestern accomplish their goals. It encourages leaders and their teams to set priorities for what needs to be accomplished and how things need to be done. This results in greater workplace effectiveness, efficiency and engagement.
If you have any questions or comments about these tools, please call your HR Consultant in Chicago (312-503-8481) or Evanston (847-491-7507).
Please note that not all courses are offered year-round. To find the next session for your desired course, click on the "Find Upcoming Sessions" link at the end of the description. You can also view a schedule of upcoming classes in our summer catalog or our online calendar in PlanIt Purple.
In this informal workshop, employees learn how to get the most from participating in the Performance Excellence Process. Discussions and exercises focus on two key responsibilities:
*Performance Excellence for Employees is offered as part of New Employee Orientation Part 2. If you are registered for or are planning to register for NEO Part 2, you do not need to attend this session.
In this highly interactive workshop, managers learn how to initiate the University's Performance Excellence Process and receive valuable guidelines and tools. Participants are asked to bring copies of the formal descriptions of their jobs and of those of the employees they directly supervise. Discussions and exercises focus on the first four of five key leadership responsibilities: