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

Organizational Profile Workshop

Monday, December 7, 2020
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Price: $295.00

Writing a Baldrige application is a gigantic task. Let the Oklahoma Quality Foundation help you organize and prioritize tasks, avoid common pitfalls, share best practices, and partner with you as you embark on this the first step in the Baldrige journey.

Applicant Core Process Workshop

Monday, January 11, 2021
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Price: $295.00

Dig deep into your organization’s response to the six Baldrige framework process categories and the language of approach, deployment, learning, and integration. Learn tips and tricks, best practices, and how to evaluate your application like an examiner.

Results Inventory Workshop

Monday, February 15, 2021
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Price: $295.00

Dig deep into your organization’s response to results and the importance of levels, trends, comparison, and integration. Learn tips and tricks, best practices, and how to evaluate your application like an examiner.

Best Practice Conference

Thursday, – Friday
March 11 – 12, 2021

Price: $295.00

At the two-day best practice conference, you will learn the easy-to-apply culture-changing strategies we developed using the Baldrige framework. You will also discover our secrets to an engaged workforce committed to continuous improvement.

Application Timeline

Date Event
Friday, April 16, 2021 Intent to Apply Form is Due from Leadership Level Applicants
Friday, May 14, 2021 Comittment Level Application is Due
Friday, May 14, 2021 Leadership Level Application is Due
Week of May 31, 2021 Examiner Training
Week of June 7, 2021 Applicant Site Visit Prep Workshop
Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Examiner Teams Finish Scorebook
Week of September 6, 2021 Site Visit Week #1
Week of September 13, 2021 Site Visit Week #2
Friday, October 1, 2021 Judges Select Award Recipients
Friday, October 15, 2021 After the Feedback Report Workshop
Saturday, October 30, 2021 Preparing for the Big Leagues Workshop
Friday, November 12, 2021 Tentative The Annual Oklahoma Quality Celebration & Conference
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Putting It All Together Workshop
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