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What is Performance Excellence? An Overview

In this webinar, you will be introduced to the Performance Excellence framework and principles of organizational performance assessment and continuous improvement. This introductory webinar is perfect for anyone who wishes to achieve higher levels of organizational performance.


How to Prepare an Organizational Profile


The first step many organizations take on their Performance Excellence path is developing an Organization Profile. This webinar focuses on understanding its importance, how it is used in the assessment process and how it sets the foundation for all other activities.

Understanding Performance Excellence Framework:
Process & Results Categories

Systems theory is a perspective to challenge organizations to see itself as both an integrated system of process and results. Performance Excellence supports leaders to manage all parts as a unified whole to achieve your mission and strive toward your vision. In this webinar, you’ll learn about the six Process and one Results categories of the Performance Excellence framework.

Writing an Application & Presenting Important Results

Writing an Application can be a daunting task. In this webinar, we’ll discuss common approaches application writing and how to present your data and results to accurately reflect your performance.

Using Peer-based Assessments to fuel Learning & Innovation

  • Why recreate the wheel?
  • What does an effective approach look like in a high performing organization?
  • How can we benefit from working with other organizations in the Northwest?

The answers to these and other questions to develop a “learning culture” in your organization are included in this webinar.

What does an Examiner Do? What do I get from volunteering?

The best learning for many adults is through “doing”. Consider becoming a PENW Examiner. Following their first application cycle, many Examiners comment, “this was one of the most rewarding and insightful things I’ve done to better understand how to improve my organization.” In this webinar, we will define the roles and responsibilities of being a PENW Examiner.