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Pre-Conference Workshops

Sunday, April 6, 2014 • 1:00-4:00 pm
Limited seats available. Reserve early. Workshops are not a pre-requisite for attending the conference. Workshop attendees will receive one free copy of the 2013-14 Criteria for Performance Excellence (their choice of either the Business/Nonprofit, Education, or Health Care version)


Workshop 1
Getting Acquainted with Baldrige

Facilitated by: Patricia Skriba
Vice President, Business Excellence, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

  • Designed for those who have had little or no exposure to the Baldrige Criteria

  • Participants will learn the history and structure of the Baldrige Program, the benefits of self-assessment and feedback, the structure of the Criteria, how to focus improvement and communication efforts, how to use the Criteria and the Award recipient application summaries to enhance learning from the conference

  • Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from representatives of Baldrige Award recipient organizations in this interactive session.


Workshop 2
Intermediate Baldrige: Moving From Interest to Action

Facilitated by: Lisa Muller
Assistant
Superintendent, Teaching and Learning, Jenks Public Schools

  • Designed for those who have begun to use the Criteria or self-assessment tools and are ready to learn more – not for experienced Criteria users

  • Participants will learn the benefits of conducting a self-assessment using the Organizational Profile, an approach for managing an initial organizational self-assessment, and the value of using the Criteria to more fully articulate an organization’s attributes, challenges, and needs

  • Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from representatives of Baldrige Award recipient organizations in this interactive session.


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Contact

Baldrige Customer Service:
301.975.2036 Telephone
301.948.3716 Fax
baldrige@nist.gov Email

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