Measures that focus on the result, rather than the quantity of work, delivered by a project or program. The decline in measles cases resulting from inoculation is an outcome measure.
For the purposes of the NRS, core and secondary outcomes of adult education include learning gains, advancement to further education and training, credentials obtained, employment, family, and community measures.
Measures of desired outcome performance in activities critical to an organization's strategic goals. Some outcome measures are also leading measures to support desired performance in other business activities. Measures that focused on the results of a process and are used to control resources.