Sample – Simplified Award Application Development

Award Application Development – “Telling Your Story Effectively” 

Like many people, you may be overwhelmed by the volume and complexity of the Baldrige Criteria questions. You may be wondering “How will I ever understand enough to develop a thoughtful application to my local award program?” Our time-tested systematic application development process helps you create well-written award applications. We demystify the Criteria and simplify application development.


PENW/WSQA Lite Applications

Many organizations in the pacific northwest submit “Lite” applications to Performance Excellence Northwest/ (Washington State Quality Award). The Lite Criteria contain about 75% fewer questions than a WSQA/PENW “full” application.

We provide the knowledge, experience, tools, and resources to simplify your development of a Lite Application. Below are several resources to assist you to prepare a PENW/WSQA Lite Application.

Learn more or register for the PENW/WSQA Lite Application Development Workshop

Steps for Preparing a Lite Application 

See our article7 Steps to Develop a Well-Written Lite Application

Level 3 Award Applications

Many state/regional performance excellence award programs offer a Level 3 Award which contains about 75% fewer questions than the full Baldrige Criteria. Think of the Level 3 Criteria as “Baldrige lite.” 

Most organizations find it easier to prepare and submit a “Level 3 Application”  to gain valuable Feedback on how well they are applying the Baldrige principles. We provide the knowledge, experience, tools, and resources to simplify your development of a Level 3 Application.

See our article “Level 3 Application Development Made Easy” for helpful insights in preparing a Level 3 Award Application.

Learn more about our Level 3 Application Development Workshops


Baldrige Quality Award Applications

Preparing a well-written Baldrige application takes considerable time, effort, knowledge of the Criteria, and experience in developing Baldrige applications. The associated feedback and score you receive will be appropriate for your organization’s performance maturity and extremely helpful in your journey towards performance improvement. 

Through years of experience as a Baldrige Examiner, we provide the knowledge, experience, tools, and resources to simplify your development of a well-written Baldrige Application.

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AHCA/NCAL Quality Award Applications

American Health Care Association members apply for three progressive levels of awards: Bronze, Silver, or Gold – Excellence in Quality.  We provide the knowledge, experience, tools, and resources to simplify your development of an AHCA Application. 

As an AHCA Master Examiner, our process is tailored to the specific needs and requirements of AHCA members. We help you develop a well-written application that accelerates your journey toward the Gold Award. 

Learn more about our AHCA Silver or Gold Application Development Workshops

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