Summer School on Quality and Organizational Excellence 2023

The Summer School on Quality and Organizational Excellence returns after four years, with a focus on “Digital Quality”. The event aims to bring together people from around the world to share knowledge and discuss quality. The program includes master classes on topics related to Digital Quality and Quality 4.0, industrial tours, and a sightseeing tour of Braga. The Summer School offers more than 20 hours of contact for participants to learn, share experiences and insights, and network with colleagues.

Future of Quality in Higher Education Summit

“Future of Quality in Higher Education Summit” is organized by the Quality in Education Think Tank (QiETT) of International Academy of Quality (IAQ), which is a global group of international experts and enthusiasts on Quality in Education. The summit will focus on changing trends in Quality aspects of higher education and sow the seeds to transform education in a rapidly changing world.

2022 New Zealand Best Practice Competition Winners Announced

Two joint winners of the 3rd New Zealand Best Practice Competition 2022 were announced on 9 November 2022 by the New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation and Centre for Organisational Excellence Research. The competition recognizes exceptional best practices across industries, sectors, and functions. The criteria and judging system are aligned to the International Best Practice Competition.

E-learning Programme and App for Corporate Governance Launched

Dr John Bullivant, a founder of the UK Benchmarking Institute and the Good Governance Institute (GGI) and friend of the, will explain in a forthcoming seminar how his new organisation, the Centre for Quality in Governance (CQG “) has utilised many years of experience and its network to create a unique suite of e-learning modules which, whilst targeted at an eclectic international and business market, has particular roots in the NHS throughout the UK and public services in general. Its premise is Governance is critical to designing future delivery systems that are resilient, sustainable and inclusive.

ESG Reporting Getting it Right! – Conference on 17/18 November 2022

The 2022 New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation’s Quest for Excellence conference is about the redefinition of excellence based on new ESG standards, and the importance of transparency and reporting. It’s about communicating what organisations are doing to build trust, and showing consumers that business practices are leading to a sustainable future. The conference will have input on ESG from world leaders and experts who will talk about the importance of professional auditing and reporting. It will examine models of ESG and explore case studies of local and international deployment.

OWIA and GBN 2022 Award Winners

With immense delight, we share the names of the Winners and Runners-Up of the 4th Organisation-Wide Innovation Award 2022, and the 7th Global Benchmarking Award 2022, the Finals of which were held on 04 August 2022. The Pioneer In Excellence Prizes 2022 were also awarded to organisations that had the most best practices assessed at 4-Stars or above, 5-Stars or above, or, 6-Stars or above at the 8th International Best Practice Competition 2022.

Application Now Open: The Zairi International Award for Excellence in Higher Education

The Zairi International Awards for Excellence in Higher Education 2022 inaugural edition are open now for entries to higher education institutions from across the globe. The Awards is an annual competition honouring excellence and innovation in higher education in specific areas pertinent to digital transformation, research, service to the community, etc. The Awards are managed and assessed by a team of renowned international experts that serve on its Executive Committee, Assessment Committee and Jury.

A Happy New Year from the Global Benchmarking Network & Invitation to Participate in the Global Benchmarking Award 2022

Watch Global Benchmarking Network (GBN) members from around the world share their happy new year wishes and best practices tips to the community. The GBN promotes Benchmarking through different initiatives, such as funding research studies, organising international conferences, and the Global Benchmarking Award. The award encourages organisations to share how benchmarking (comparing and learning from others) is an integral part of their improvement and innovation drive.