Baldrige 2019 Fall Conference – Save the Date

The Baldrige 2019 Regional Fall Conference will be held October 24 and 25 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN.  Several state programs have joined together to design a quality program featuring the winners of the 2018 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.   Mark your calendars now and stay tuned for more…

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Communities of Excellence 2026

Communities of Excellence 2026 is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that hosts a national learning collaborative of communities across the country, trains communities in the Baldrige-based Communities of Excellence framework, and provides opportunities for communities to work together, and share successes, challenges, ideas and best practices on their performance excellence journeys. The Communities of Excellence Framework –…

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We can help your organization be competitive and achieve long-term success

Are you a Process Improvement Professional or organizational leader in search of structures and processes that incorporate improvement initiatives in the areas of risk, innovation, strategy, quality, process improvement, efficiency, customer and workforce engagement, and more?  SPQA is hosting Baldrige 101: Criteria and Framework all-day workshop on August 14 in Lynchburg VA. Attendees will receive…

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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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