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
You have spent a great deal of time gathering data but now what do you do? What is the best way to display your data to make the greatest visual impression? In this workshop you will have the opportunity to practice ways to set-up your data, graph it, display, and analyze it so you can make the . . . → Read More: Learn Data Display Techniques at November 14th Workshop
Government agencies around Wisconsin are seeking new strategies to sustain and improve services for their customers – the people they serve. Discover how your agency or department can drive higher service and capacity, while also reducing costs and wastes. This two-day intensive seminar will address all aspects of Lean including cultural implementation issues, Lean tools, interactive . . . → Read More: Discover New Strategies at Lean Government Boot Camp with Harry Kenworthy on October 29th-30th
Do you know what your leadership style is? Do you know your default problem-solving style? Would you like to respond to stress in a different way? Would you like to develop a fuller palette of leadership skills? Find these answers and more at this half-day workshop facilitated by Dr. Kathleen Paris on October 9th. Click here . . . → Read More: Grow as a Leader at October 9th Workshop
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
On Wednesday, September 25th, popular presenter Dr. Kathleen Paris returns to Madison with a half-day workshop on Conducting Difficult Meetings. Click here to view a video of Dr. Paris discussing the workshop. Click here for more information about the workshop. Click here to take an . . . → Read More: Learn to Conduct Difficult Meetings at September 25th Workshop
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