Pre-conf. Workshops at the Baldrige Fall Conf., Oct. 24-25, in Nashville

The Baldrige Fall conference features three very strong pre-conference workshops. Summaries below, more detail on the Program Agenda. Registration is now open. Led by by David McClaskey, President and Cofounder, and David Jones, VP, of Pal’s Business Excellence Institute (a past national award recipient), which trains thousands of leaders from all over the world in…

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Recognition Reception, Social, and Networking Event

October 30, 2019. We will be honoring SPQA Award recipients, Discovery program participants, Ones to Watch program participants, and our volunteer Board of Examiners, without whom our work would not be accomplished. We are casting the net widely to pull together all who have been involved in and supported SPQA from prior years. Please join…

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Baldrige 101 Criteria and Framework Training — September 20, 2019

Register now to ensure your seat.  In this Introductory course, SPQA teaches you how to use the Baldrige framework and criteria to better understand your organization and help it achieve long-term success. Process improvement professionals and organizational leaders in search of structures and processes that will improve customer service, workforce engagement, efficiency, innovation, strategy, and…

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Baldrige Fall Conference

Registration now open!   The Baldrige Fall Conference will be held in Nashville, TN, on October 24-25th. Pre-conference workshops will be held October 24th; full conference October 25th. Join us and learn best practices from speakers and attendees from a variety of sectors and industries.  

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Join us for the Fall Baldrige Performance Excellence Conference

The 2019 Baldrige Fall Conference is a “must attend” event for business leaders who are looking for a proven methodology that can be tailored to meet their unique business objectives while sustaining a culture of continuous improvement. Join us for the premier, performance excellence conference for today’s leading-edge organizations. The conference, Tune Into Excellence, presented by…

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SPQA Programs, Services and Costs

  Is your organization seeking more effective and efficient ways to achieve excellent results? The United States Senate Productivity and Quality Award (SPQA) for Virginia and Washington, DC, can help. SPQA is affiliated with the national Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP) and conducts training and workshops on the Baldrige Framework to help organizations in their…

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Register Now for the April 10 Baldrige 101 Training

Baldrige 101: Introduction to the Baldrige Framework, is a one-day case-study based workshop where participants become familiar with the basics of the Framework—its Core Values, the Criteria, guidelines for evaluating processes and results, and an introduction to applying the Framework in an organization. Training is led  by experienced members of the SPQA and Baldrige communities….

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Focus on the Baldrige Board of Overseers: Pat Greco

Repost from NIST 01/09/2018 In an ongoing blog series, we will be interviewing members of the Board of Overseers. In the interviews, they share their insights and perspectives on their experiences, on the Baldrige Program and its products and services, and on the Baldrige approach to organizational improvement. Following is an interview of Pat Greco, Ph.D.,…

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