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Baldrige Criteria Pre-Conference Workshops

Sunday, April 2, 2023 • 1:00-4:00 pm

Limited Seats Available | Reserve Early | Workshop Registration Fee: $200*

Baldrige Criteria Pre-Conference Workshops are not a pre-requisite for attending the conference. Workshop attendees will receive one free copy of the 2023–2024 Baldrige Excellence Framework® (their choice of either the Business/Nonprofit, Education, or Health Care version) *Pre-Conference Workshops are an additional fee and do not include attendance at the conference.

Beginner Criteria Workshop 1

Getting Acquainted with Baldrige
Presented by: Pattie Skriba, VP Business Excellence, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital (retired) and Former Chair, Baldrige Judges Panel

  • Designed for those who have had little or no exposure to the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence®
  • 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 in this interactive session.

Intermediate Criteria Workshop 2

Intermediate Baldrige: Moving From Interest to Action
Presented by: Karen Kiel Rosser, Vice President/Quality Improvement Officer, Mary Greeley Medical Center

  • Designed for those who have begun to use the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence® 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.


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    Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1020
Created January 14, 2011, Updated October 19, 2022