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Baldrige Program Seeks Candidates for 2019 Executive Fellows Program

Baldrige Executive Fellow pointing to Leadership Development

The Baldrige Performance Excellence Program is seeking qualified candidates for the 2019 Baldrige Executive Fellows Program, a one-year, nationally ranked leadership development experience designed to facilitate dialogue among participants on all aspects of leadership and how it relates to a visionary focus, strategy, operational excellence, customer and employee engagement, and an organization’s long-term success. The program is designed for C-suite-level executives or accomplished leaders who report to senior leadership in their organizations.

During the year-long program, Fellows are provided with the opportunity to develop relationships with and learn from Baldrige Award recipient organizations’ senior executives. They also learn the Baldrige Excellence Framework through the lens of leadership. The Executive Fellows Program has transformed how leaders use the Baldrige framework and its Criteria for Performance Excellence to innovate and strengthen their organizations’ performance.  

Within a safe and confidential environment, Fellows have a unique opportunity to compare the perspectives of executives across sectors, share honest advice on leadership challenges, and use the insights gained to address a strategic challenge or opportunity within their own organizations. We encourage you to learn more about how the Baldrige Executive Fellows Program can help you take your organization to the next level.

What Executive Fellows Are Saying

walk the talk

Jo Ann Jenkins, Chief Executive Officer, AARP Inc.

I was able to establish invaluable connections and garner insights into how other leading organizations are developing and implementing innovative, effective strategies in support of operational excellence and leadership development. A significant insight is that the leadership and senior management must  model its organization's mission consistently, with passion and enthusiasm. They must truly 'walk the talk' -- particularly during times of change.

Learn about the personal experiences of Baldrige Executive Fellows who have participated in the program. Please feel free to share this announcement with executives who you feel could benefit from advancing their professional development in a peer-learning environment.

Application Deadline: December 14, 2018 (selection decisions will be made in January 2019)

Learn how to apply to become a Baldrige Fellow today!

Released September 27, 2018