Excellence Canada offers two important, comprehensive programs for certification in organizational excellence: one for organizations, and one for individuals. Together, they address the most pressing needs of companies throughout Canada to improve performance, achieve growth targets, and stay consistent with corporate objectives.
The Progressive Excellence Program® (PEP)
Excellence Canada’s Progressive Excellence Program® (PEP) is the implementation model for the Framework for Organizational Excellence that helps organizations across Canada nurture a quality and/or healthy workplace focus. The Framework is a comprehensive and practical framework for improvement. The Principles for Excellence permeate the six drivers to form the foundation for long-term improvement, and to achieve sustained organizational performance and results. Companies that have participated in the PEP program have seen lower attrition rates, reduced sickness and absenteeism, lower payments to Workers' Compensation, reduction in employee grievances and staff turnover, savings in operating cost through increased productivity, and many other benefits.
Certified Excellence Professional® Program (CEP)
Excellence Canada offers a certification program for professionals who wish to be recognized for their expertise in Quality and Healthy Workplace®. Covering a comprehensive curriculum of quality, healthy workplace, process, and leadership tools, this program has made a significant impact on hundreds of companies throughout Canada. With this certification, individuals develop and apply skills in leadership, planning, customer focus, people focus, Healthy Workplace®, process management, and supplier/partner focus.