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PiPEx actively supports the newest addition to the Baldrige Ecosystem - Communities of Excellence.  To learn more, click below!

Community development work is complex. Learn more about Communities of Excellence - how to use the Baldrige Framework to improve communities!

Using the COE proven framework and support network can help you and your community!

Join COE for this 8-week introductory course to learn how our asset-building systems approach can accelerate your community’s collective priorities and collaborative efforts to achieve greater social impact and prepare you for a community excellence journey!

  • Engage and unite individuals, organizations, and community sectors to around a common vision and collective strategy; 

  • Align and optimize your community's resources - time, talent, and treasure to increase overall community performance; and

  • Enhance your ability to assess progress and improve your current efforts towards equitable outcomes for all your community's residents.








Who Should Attend?

Anyone interested in leading meaningful change in their community by bringing people together to meet the challenges of the moment while ensuring excellence well into the future.  This course is designed for:

This course will use presentations, case studies, guest speakers, and discussion to introduce you to the Communities of Excellence Framework.  You will learn from community leaders that have applied the Framework and are realizing greater social impact and measurable improvement in their collaborative community efforts.

  • Community practitioners

  • City, municipal, county, and state officials

  • Community volunteers and organizers

  • Nonprofit and community-based organizations

  • Chamber of commerce and economic development agencies

  • Local businesses

  • Residents and resident groups


Course Schedule - Starts Friday March 1st!

Sessions are every Friday at 1:00 pm PT | 4:00 pm ET for 8 weeks beginning Friday March 1st.

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