The Partnership for Excellence Retains as Lean Six Sigma Training Partner

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Top Flight Web-based Training Available to Baldrige Community

The Partnership for Excellence
The training we are able to offer with MoreSteam provides a means for organizations to invest in their people and to develop the capability for sustained excellence.

The Partnership for Excellence (“TPE”) recently announced that it would start offering Lean Six Sigma training as part of its efforts to bring organizational learning, innovation, and continuous improvement techniques to firms located in Ohio, Indiana and West Virginia. TPE is the exclusive administrator for the Baldrige Award for Excellence in these areas, and now offers Lean Six Sigma training to its members and other interested organizations.

The training is available at progressive levels: Yellow Belt, intended for individual process improvement team members; Green Belt, intended for team leaders; and Black Belt, which entails comprehensive training in the Lean Six Sigma body of knowledge. Organizational members of TPE can receive discounted pricing and other member benefits associated with the training.

The Partnership for Excellence selected Ohio-based as its partner in offering the Lean Six Sigma training. MoreSteam, the leading provider of on-line Lean Six Sigma training, is located in Powell, OH and serves a global clientele. In making the announcement, TPE’s President and CEO, Al Faber, commented: “We are excited to be able to provide a new and valuable benefit to our Baldrige community. In today’s competitive environment, where global competition meaningfully impacts local companies and organizations, achieving organizational and operational excellence is more imperative than ever. The training we are able to offer with MoreSteam provides a means for organizations to invest in their people and to develop the capability for sustained excellence.” provides world class, web-based Lean Six Sigma training as a more flexible and affordable alternative to traditional classroom training methods. Serving over 2,500 corporate clients and having training in excess of 435,000 individuals, has developed unique Blended Learning technologies for delivering Lean Six Sigma training and supporting process improvement initiatives., which is located near Columbus in Powell, OH also partners with top educational organizations including The Ohio State University and American Society for Quality (ASQ).’s President Bill Hathaway elaborated on the training technologies that TPE will bring to market: “One of our most exciting developments is our web-based data analysis tool called EngineRoom – it is integrated in the Green Belt and Black Belt training we provide to TPE. It’s an excellent application that is independent of operating systems and desktop software. It is already changing the data analysis market.”

Faber, the President and CEO of TPE, became the President and CEO of the Baldrige Foundation effective July 14, 2014. In this role, Mr. Faber assumes overall responsibility for the operation of the Baldrige Foundation, including philanthropic, strategic and day-to-day functions. representatives will appear at TPE’s 2014 Quest for Success Conference, to be held at the Hilton Columbus/Polaris in Columbus, OH on September 15-16, 2014.

About The Partnership for Excellence:
The Partnership for Excellence (TPE) is Ohio, Indiana & West Virginia's Baldrige-based awards program. TPE assists organizations using the internationally-recognized Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence. TPE's primary product is a comprehensive assessment that helps organizational leaders better understand and prioritize key strengths and opportunities for improvement. While the assessment is the foundation, TPE's main focus is on organizational learning, innovation, resource optimization, continuous improvement, and results. Additional information is available at: The Partnership for Excellence is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt, charitable organization.

About is the leading global provider of online Lean Six Sigma training and Blended Learning technology serving over 50% of the Fortune 500 with a full suite of Lean Six Sigma e-Learning courses, data analysis software, discrete event simulation software, online project tracking software, online testing tools, and project simulations and games. was launched in the year 2000 in response to the high cost of traditional Six Sigma training and tools. MoreSteam’s mission is to enable people to advance the performance of their organizations by delivering powerful tools for process improvement to the widest possible audience at the lowest price available. Visit our website at

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