Dates have been set for training our Board of Examiners for the Wisconsin Forward Award summer cycle.
Baldrige 101/201: New Examiner Orientation will be held on June 27th from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at the MetaStar Building in Madison.
All Examiner Training will be held on July 31st and August 1st, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm both days, at the MetaStar . . . → Read More: Summer Examiner Training Dates Set
How do we get started? We hear that question frequently at the Wisconsin Center for Performance Excellence, and have developed a couple of “short form” applications in response.
For organizations that are new to a “systems” quality management approach, a Wisconsin Fast Forward application can be a valuable tool to launch a new era of performance and . . . → Read More: Accelerate your performance excellence journey with a Wisconsin Fast Forward Application!
Please note that if wish to apply for the 2014 summer cycle of the Wisconsin Forward Award, the deadline to submit your Intent to Apply is the end of next month. Key dates appear below.
SUMMER CYCLE INTENT-TO-APPLY: Postmarked by April 30, 2014
SUMMER CYCLE APPLICATION PACKETS DUE: Postmarked by July 30, 2014
SUMMER CYCLE SITE VISITS: October 2014 (subject . . . → Read More: Wisconsin Forward Award Intent to Apply Deadline April 30th
We are pleased to announce the 2013 Wisconsin Forward Award recipients who will be honored at a ceremony and reception at the Monona Terrace Conference and Convention Center in Madison on the evening of December 10, 2013. Wisconsin Secretary of the Department of Health Services Kitty Rhoades will be presenting the awards to the recipients.
Seven organizations are . . . → Read More: 2013 Wisconsin Forward Award Recipients Announced – Gala on December 10th
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker today announced that three U.S. organizations will receive the 2013 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence through innovation, improvement and visionary leadership. All of this year’s winners are from the health care and education sectors.
The 2013 Baldrige Award recipients—listed with their category—are:
Pewaukee School District, . . . → Read More: Three U.S. Organizations Honored with the 2013 Baldrige National Quality Award
Examiner applications must be submitted by December 7, 2013 (winter cycle ) or May 7, 2014 (summer cycle)
Click here to download an Examiner Application.
Click here to download a handout with more information about serving as a WFA Examiner.
Winter New Examiner Orientation Dates:
New Examiner Orientation will be held some time in January 2014. Please check back for updates.
Winter . . . → Read More: Key Dates Set for 2014 Wisconsin Forward Award Examiners
We will honor the 2013 Wisconsin Forward Award recipients at a ceremony and reception at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison on the evening of December 10, 2013. The ceremony will also celebrate the accomplishments of hundreds of Wisconsin organizations that have benefited from the program’s services and learning opportunities, as well as . . . → Read More: Save the Date! Wisconsin Forward Awards Gala on December 10th at Monona Terrace
Our 3rd annual Lean Government Conference is coming up on October 2nd. The keynote speaker for the conference will be Jeff Hebbard, President of Global Wholegoods at Ariens Company.
Additional conference presenters include:
Melissa Adams – Project Manager, Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
Brian Chapman – Organizational Development Specialist, City of Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Nicci Fite – Project Manager and Lean Government Liaison, Wisconsin . . . → Read More: Speakers Confirmed for 2013 Lean Government Conference
Registrations are still rolling in for Work Like You Own It! – Six Habits of Service Superstars by Bryan K. Williams, so we have extended the registration deadline through this Thursday, September 12th.
For more information, or to register, click the links below:
Monday, September 16th – La Crosse
Tuesday, September 17th – Fond du Lac
Wednesday, September 18th . . . → Read More: Registration Extended for Bryan K. Williams Seminars
Bryan K. Williams returns to Wisconsin in September to present his seminar Work Like You Own It! Six Habits of Service Superstars. The session will be offered in 3 different cities for your convenience.
Click here for . . . → Read More: Learn Six Habits of Service Superstars from Bryan K. Williams