October 2020
There's still time to register for the upcoming Baldrige Fall Conference, including a free virtual tour of Menlo Innovations October complimentary Lean Webinars: Intro to Six Sigma and the Importance of Productivity. Virtual Green Belt or Black Belt courses begin in November. Have you checked out our systems cohort yet?
We've put together an amazing line up for the upcoming Baldrige Fall Conference on October 22. We are honored to have all six 2019 Baldrige Award recipients together in one conference for the first time. Check out and share the conference overview, and agenda.

Did we mention we found a brewery that is using Baldrige? Yes we did! Be sure to attend The Diversity of Beer – How Founders Brewing Co. is Building a Diverse and Inclusive Company Using the Baldrige Framework.
Register for one of these workshops on October 21, and use the code 45OFF to receive a $45 discount for each person you register. Pattie Skriba and JoAnn Sternke led their respective organizations to the Baldrige podium, and are current judges for the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. The workshops are for all sectors. Bring your team. Fun, affordable, and virtual. Learn more.
Complimentary webinars in October | Virtual Green Belt or Black Belt Courses Start in November
Does your organization need to streamline operations, find ways to eliminate waste, simplify processes, and quickly improve results? 

We're partnering with The Lean Six Sigma Company and their sister company The Productivity Company to bring these performance improvement concepts to our members in a convenient, virtual, efficient, and cost-effective way.

Register for our complimentary October webinars with Edwin Boon, GE certified Master Black Belt and CEO of The Lean Six Sigma Company USA:



New Virtual Green Belt and Black Belt Courses Staring November 16


Don't let COVID-19 hold you back! Enroll now to join our Live Virtual Green Belt or Black Belt courses! Virtual classroom learning not only complies with new safety standards, but also allows for more individual guidance, in-depth tutoring while saving the travel time and expense.  We hope to see you soon (from a safe distance, of course)!
Systems Approach to Baldrige: Join the Cohort and Learn Together
“A Systems Approach to the Baldrige Journey” looks at the Baldrige Framework as a collection of leadership practices and management systems that provide a blueprint for design of a customized operating model matched to each organization’s unique vision, culture, strategy and customer requirements.

The systems approach has proven to be both a practical and effective way for organizations to stage the journey to excellence and sustain the improvements that are implemented. Learn with other organizations!


Interested in learning more about the Wisconsin Forward Award process and application pathways?


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