Training Opportunities

SPQA is committed to providing training and mentoring to individuals and organizations interested in continuous improvement and performance excellence. The Education & Training program offers introductory, specialized and customized workshops and seminars, as well as Examiner level training.

Our team of experienced examiners and facilitators can present a variety of workshops based on the Baldrige Excellence Framework, and designed to meet the needs of individuals and organizations seeking to learn or expand understanding of the Framework concepts, and its Criteria.

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Baldrige for Beginners

SPQA will be providing a Baldrige for Beginners training session on the following date: ►September 12th and 13th (8:00 AM – 12:00 PM) Register here In this Introductory course, SPQA offers an opportunity for individuals and organizations to learn the foundations of the Baldrige Excellence Framework using the Baldrige Excellence Builder to help achieve long-term…

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Become an Examiner

Apply to work alongside dedicated others from a variety of sectors and positions to help improve the economic engine of the region one organization at a time. Apply to become a member of the 2024 Board of Examiners and immerse yourself in this proven methodology. More details are available in the downloadable SPQA Examiner Guide…

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Education & Training

EDUCATION Overview: Baldrige Excellence Framework & SPQA An SPQA ambassador will provide a 1-hour overview of the use of the Framework, and how SPQA may help your organization begin or expand its efforts toward organizational excellence. Sessions are schedule at the convenience of the host organization. Target Audience: Organization leaders, professional, or business associations. Purpose:…

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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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Custom Training

SPQA taps the extensive experience of our volunteer Examiner and Board Members to provide a wide variety of customized training for your organization.  The training sessions are customized to support your organization’s unique situation and your goals around continuous improvement and the the use of the Baldrige Excellence Framework.    Customized training may include: Sessions…

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