Award Application 2020

Deadlines and Documents: Due Oct 16, Applicant’s Intent to Apply Award Program 2020. Upon receipt and before November 1st, SPQA Operation’s Chair will contact organization for brief phone interview. Due January 17, 2020 Award Application (coming soon).  

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UNOS story

  Applying for Baldrige isn’t a contest, and it’s not for recognition or accolades. It’s an opportunity to assess our current state and receive the feedback we need to feed our culture of continuous improvement. -CEO, United Network for Organ Sharing, Brian Shepard, a 2019 Baldrige Fellow.

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J.R. Caskey Site Development

J.R. Caskey Site Development – 2nd Cohort, 2017 When we were invited to participate in the SPQA ‘OTW’ program, I honestly had never heard of it before.  I was honored to be chosen as one of six small businesses in the state of Virginia.  I was intrigued by the unknown and always up for a…

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National Security and Door

National Security and Door Corp. – 2nd Cohort, 2017 National Security & Door participated in the One’s To Watch Program that ran in 2017/2018. We are about a year removed from a hands-on active program participation. The techniques and methods presented in Baldrige for building a better business operation were excellent in nature. The task…

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OTW 2019 Advisory Committee

  Small Business and Supplier Diversity (SBSD) is the state agency dedicated to enhancing the participation of our small, women- and minority-owned businesses in Virginia’s procurement opportunities. SBSD is responsible for the administration of two certification programs: the Small, Women- and Minority-owned Businesses under Virginia’s “SWaM” Procurement Initiative and the federal U.S. Department of Transportation’s…

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Baldrige 101 – August 14, 2019 – Lynchburg, VA

Baldrige 101: Introduction to the Baldrige Framework   Learn how to use the Baldrige Excellence Framework to guide your efforts to manage and improve performance in your organization.   Virginia SPQA Training Facilitators have years of experience using the Baldrige Criteria in organizational self-assessment, in award application preparation, and/or award application evaluation. They will lead…

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