The Iowa Recognition for Performance Excellence (IRPE) is the state Baldrige Based award process recognized by the Governor of Iowa and the national Baldrige Award Program. The IRPE began in 2000 with a commitment by the Iowa Business Council to fund the program for three years. With the Iowa Quality Center as the Administrator, it currently is in its 13th year. Funding for the IRPE has changed however; organizations that join the Iowa Quality Center membership are now responsible for the sustainability of the process.
As a member of the Iowa Quality Center your organization is recognized and supported through:
Why do we do this?
Ensuring sustainability of Iowa’s business, education, manufacturing, non profits and health care organizations begins with an evaluation of performance and competitiveness. The only proven framework for this evaluation is the Baldrige Criteria.
Be an Applicant, Be an Examiner, Be Your Best you can be with the Iowa Quality Center as you Leader.
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