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Baldrige Examiner Certification Program  

The Excellence in Missouri Foundation is proud to announce the launch of a new division. The Baldrige Institute will offer an Examiner certification program effective immediately. By participating in the Baldrige Institute certification process, any national or state Examiner may acquire a certification which validates and recognizes their Baldrige expertise. There are four different levels of certification, each dependent on a variety of requirements that Examiners may apply for. For detailed information regarding the certification requirements, fees, forms, and a certification process calendar, please visit: www.baldrigeinstitute.org for more information. Intent to Certify forms are due July 1st for the 2nd Cycle.

Intent to Certify Form - 2nd Cycle

Certification Application - 2nd Cycle

Second Feedback Cycle - New Offering

EIMF is also proud to announce the launch of our Feedback-Only cycle, during the Fall of 2014. For those organizations who are interested in receiving a high-quality Feedback report, prepared by trained Examiners during an alternate cycle from the traditional Award cycle, this is for you! Intent to Apply forms/Applications are available below for the July 25th, 2014 application due date. For more information, please contact the Excellence in Missouri Foundation at contact.us@excellenceinmo.org.

Intent to Apply Form - 2nd Cycle

Organizational Application - 2nd Cycle (Feedback Only)

2014 MQA Calendar of Events
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If you are new to the Missouri Quality Award/ Tiered Program processes and aren’t sure if you are ready to write an application, please contact our office to discuss additional options.

    Communities of Excellence

    EiMF is helping all Missouri communities become “Communities of Excellence!” As the forerunner in a national movement to bring performance excellence to the community level, EiMF has the resources to help engage YOUR community! Contact us for more information.

    Membership Program

    In 2010, The Excellence In Missouri Foundation launched an exciting new membership program so organizations can become more involved with the foundation.  No matter your organization’s size or budget, we offer varying levels of pricing and benefits, so that you can choose the membership that is right for you.  In addition, Missouri is leading the nation in creating “Communities of Excellence,” and we want your city to be next.  Visit the Members area for more information on this exciting new Membership program.