Be recognized for your excellence.
Apply for a Governor's Award for Performance Excellence.
Twenty-seven Organizations Receive 2016 Governor's Quality Awards
The Arkansas Governor's Quality Award...it's more than an award. It's a way to do business.
Interested in applying for a Governor's Quality Award in 2017 and beginning a journey towards performance improvement? Using the questions in the Baldrige Excellence Framework you prepare an application and submit it to be assessed by a team of trained examiners to determine award level with a feedback report on gaps and strengths. All applicants are recognized at the annual Awards Celebration.
There are four levels of award:
(Click on the "Award Levels" tab for more information about the requirements for each award).
2017 Governor's Quality Award Healthcare Seminar
"Engaging Arkansans for Better Healthcare Outcomes"
Tuesday, June 20 | Embassy Suites Hotel, Little Rock
Featured speaker will be Dr. Glenn Crotty, Executive Vice Presiden tand COO of the Charleston Area Medical Center in West Virginai, a 2015 recipient of the Baldrige National Quality Award. For additional information on sessions and to register, go to 2017 Governor's Quality Award Healthcare Seminar Registration Form.
A Targeted Approach to Implemeting Changes in the New ISO 9001:2015
A Series of Four Workshops
Top Management and ISO 9001:2015: No Longer Optional
Tuesday, May 16, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Organization Context: A Better Way to Align Your QMS with Your Strategy
Wednesday, June 14, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Risk-Based Thinking: A Tool for Evaluation and Change
Wednesday, July 12, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Monitoring and Evaluating Results: Get on Top of Performance Metrics
Tuesday, August 29, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Each workshop will be at the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce. Cost is $99/$110 and includes lunch or a continental breakfast. For more information and registration, go to https://www.mfgsolutions.org/training-calendar/category/quality-management/ .
Award Application Writing Services are Now Available for Governor's Quality Award Applications!