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Baldrige Examiner Training Experience

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Baldrige Examiner Training Experience (BETE)- Virtual in 2021

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program offers a limited number of seats in its award-winning Examiner Preparation Course through the Baldrige Examiner Training Experience (BETE) program. Learn the same methods and techniques used by examiners to evaluate your organization’s processes and results and drive systematic improvement! Network directly with the Baldrige examiners and staff members throughout the training week.

BETE Registration: Opens mid-January 2021

BETE is being redesigned in 2021 from an in-person, classroom course to a virtual experience, featuring online modules, self-study, and one-on-one coaching with Baldrige Master Examiners. This page will be updated to provide additional details when registration opens in mid-January 2021.  Be sure to check back then to learn more about this offering and how it can benefit you and your organization.  

You can also sign up to receive alerts on this and other Baldrige program offerings via GovDelivery. Subscribers will automatically receive an email when BETE registration opens.  

BETE Tuition (2021)

$1,500  U.S. Domestic Attendees

$3,000  International Attendees


Baldrige Performance Excellence Program Headquarters
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Gaithersburg, Maryland 

State and Local Training

Interested in training in your area, contact your state or local Baldrige-based program to learn more about the training they offer. Some programs have a variety of training options at different times of the year.

Related Links

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Created February 11, 2013, Updated December 17, 2020