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Events and Training


Partners in Performance Excellence hosts a variety of workshops, training and events throughout the year, and will pass along information about high-quality training and learning opportunities given by other organizations. Whether you are looking to learn more to improve your own business, become an examiner, write a successful award application, or schedule a customized combination of training that is right for you -- you have come to the right place. Learn with PiPEx and catalyze your improvement!

Baldrige 101


Get acquainted with the basics of the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence, what it is and what it is not, why the framework has been successfully used by other organizations to understand opportunities for improvement and create an alignment of processes.

Learn how to get started by using one of the options to start an assessment of your organization using the Criteria for identifying gaps.


This workshop is highly recommended for organizations that want to learn how the Criteria can help them get started with a continuous improvement framework.

• Overview of Baldrige Criteria Categories 1-7

• Four factors used to evaluate process: Approach, Deployment, Learning and Integration (ADLI)

• Four factors used to evaluate results: Levels, Trends, Comparisons and Integration (LeTCI)


At the end of this session, you will

• Understand the basics of the Baldrige Criteria

• Learn how to utilize one of three options to move your organization to the next level:

o Begin an Organization Profile

o Begin assessing your organization against the Criteria

o Begin your performance excellence journey with PiPEx’s Introductory coaching and facilitation

Learning and Events Delivered by Others

Baldrige Virtual Fall Conference October 21-22, 2021

Navigating Forward.  Destination Excellence.

This interactive, live virtual conference features presentations from national and state Baldrige Award recipients -- including 2020 Baldrige recipients -- sharing their proven performance management practices and real-world insights into navigating forward.

Register Today!


Attendees can choose from four workshops on

Thursday, October 21st

  • Getting Acquainted with Baldrige

  • Unpacking the Feedback Report

  • Intermediate Baldrige - Moving from Interest to Action

  • Where do I begin?  The Organizational Profile

Friday, October 22nd

The conference will kick off at 9:30a (CT) with networking followed by a variety of lively presentations and interactive sessions before concluding by 4:00p (CT) after hearing from a great keynote speaking on the Future of Work.

Conference attendees will have access to all presentations in our digital library through November 26, 2021.

Register Today!

Presented by the Alliance for Performance Excellence in partnership with the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program.

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