Workshops & Timeline

Helping You Navigate Performance Excellence

Applying for an Oklahoma Quality Foundation award is an effective way to look at your organization from a systems perspective, energize employees, and increase the focus on business results. We will be with you every step of the way, helping you interpret and apply the internationally recognized performance excellence framework. Workshops will help you prepare your application, plan for site visits, and interpret your feedback report.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

 

Celebration & Conference

March 2023

 

Price: TBD

Join us for the 2023 Annual Oklahoma Quality Foundation Celebration & Conference. Help us celebrate the organizations that will be recognized for their quality journeys and learn practices that can help you integrate practices into your organization.

Examiner Training

Tuesday – Wednesday
June 21 – 22, 2022

Price: $350.00

Being an examiner has a multitude of benefits including learning the internationally acclaimed Baldrige Excellence Framework, an opportunity to network with other people interested in quality, and to evaluate the best practices of other organizations.

2022-2023 Award Cycle Calendar

April

  • week of 4/5 and 4/6,  2022   –  Application Writing Workshop (2 days)

May

  • week of 5/3 and 5/4,  2022   –  Application Writing Workshop (2 days) – repeat of April session

June 

  • 6/1,  2022   –  Examiner Applications Due
  • 6/21 – 6/22,  2022   –  Examiner Training  – Two-part class (2nd part in July) – Criteria Master Class (2 days)
  • 6/23 – Application Writing Workshop

July

  • 7/1,  2022   –  Award Level Applicant Intent to Apply Due
  • week of 7/11,  2022   –  Mandatory Applicant Training – Award Process Overview & Orientation (2 hours)
  • 7/27 – 7/28, 2022   –   Examiner Training – Two-part class (1st part in June) – Work Processes (1.5 days)

August

  • 8/5,  2022   –  Award Level Applications Due

November

  • 11/15 – 11/17,  2022     –  Site Visit (3 days)

December 

  • 12/15,  2022   –  Judges Meeting
  • 12/16,  2022   –  Award Decisions Announced to Applicants

January

  • 1/13,  2023   –  Final Feedback Report Delivered to Applicants by 1/13
  • 1/31,  2023   –  Feedback Review Sessions Conducted with Applicants by 1/31

March 

  • TBD   –  Awards Ceremony & Best Practice Sharing Conference
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