Pathways to Excellence

SPQA is now offering Pathways to Excellence! We’ve created four pathways in which our team can interact with your organization in order to create a platform for success. Our goal is to promote continual improvement strategies and to provide training, mentoring and recognition to organizations in pursuit of performance excellence. TIER 1: INTEREST Level Target…

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PMS 312 wins 2019 Award

Captain Charles Ehnes accepted the 2019 SPQA Progress In Performance Excellence Award on behalf of the PMS 312 In-Service Aircraft Carrier Program.  PMS 312 is part of the U.S. Navy’s Program Executive Office (PEO) for Aircraft Carriers, under the direction of Naval Sea Systems Command.  The Congressional mandate to maintain a fleet of 11 aircraft carriers…

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Programs, Services and Costs

Is your organization seeking more effective and efficient ways to achieve excellent results? SPQA can help. SPQA is affiliated with the national Baldrige Performance Excellence Program (BPEP) and conducts training and workshops on the Baldrige Criteria and Framework to help organizations in their improvement efforts. The Baldrige Framework is used by organizations of all sizes,…

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Voices of Examiners 2019

Being a member of the SPQA Board of Examiners is a tremendous learning experience. Examiners learn about and apply the Baldrige Criteria and Framework in their role as a SPQA examiner. “You meet a lot of outstanding individuals as examiners and applicants; the examiner training is considered one of the best leadership courses in the…

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Award Winners since Beginning of SPQA

Congratulations to the recipients of our SPQA Award! Organizations have been applying for the Senate Productivity and Quality Award since 1983. Recognition and feedback are given to all applicants. Recipients of the Medallion Award — our top award — are those exceptional organizations that have demonstrated best practices and superior achievement of results across all…

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Winners of the 2019 National Malcolm Baldrige Quality Award

Source NIST – Washington, DC – The U.S. Department of Commerce announced that six organizations will be presented with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award  at a ceremony on March 24, 2020, during the Baldrige Program’s 32nd annual Quest for Excellence® conference in National Harbor, Maryland. Baldrige is the nation’s only presidential award for performance…

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2019 SPQA Award Winners

SPQA recognized six organizations at its 2019 award ceremony in Richmond, Virginia. [Note: View all winners since the beginning of SPQA at https://www.spqa-va.org/past-award-winners/] Three organizations were recognized in the SPQA Award program. The awards were determined by an independent panel of judges after review of the feedback reports submitted by the teams of examiners who…

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Award Post Deadline Options

The deadline for submitting an Intent to Apply for the 2020 Award program has passed. Our next Award cycle begins Sept 2020. If you would like to have a discussion about this, please contact us. If you would like to join our mailing list and stay informed about training events and other news relevant to…

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Award Cycle 2020

The deadline for submitting an Intent to Apply for the 2020 Award program has passed. Our next Award cycle begins in September 2020. If you would like to have a discussion about this, please contact programs.services@spqa-va.org. If you would like to join our mailing list and stay informed about training events and other news relevant…

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