Pre-Conference Workshops for Baldrige Beginners
A Pre-Conference Workshop for Baldrige Beginners will be offered from 1:00-4:00 p.m. on September 11 for the Chicago, IL conference and on September 24 for the Dallas, TX conference. This optional workshop is designed to familiarize people new to Baldrige with the Program and the Criteria to maximize their learning at the conference. The workshops will be presented by a Baldrige Award recipient organization.
The Pre-Conference workshop in Chicago will be facilitated by Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital. The Pre-Conference Workshop in Dallas will be facilitated by Freese and Nichols.
However, the workshop is not a prerequisite for attending the conference.
This workshop provides a hands-on opportunity to learn the basics of the Baldrige Criteria, the benefits of self-assessment, and the resources available to help organizations in their journey to excellence.
Pre-registration is required, as on site registration will not be available. Please register early to reserve a seat, as seating is limited. The workshop is available with or without a Regional Conference registration, but conference registrants receive a significant discount (see registration general information section for details).
Should you attend the Pre-Conference Workshop? If you agree with all or most of the following statements, this workshop is designed for you:
- I am not familiar with the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence
- I would like an introduction to the Baldrige Award Program and the Criteria
- I would like to understand the benefits of using the Criteria for self-assessment
- I have not previously attended a Baldrige conference