EFQM | Primary Partner

Events, training and workshops

We run a wide range of events, training and learning opportunities across the year, open to members and non-members alike.

Find out what’s coming up on the BQF calendar and make sure you’re signed up to our monthly e-newsletter so we can keep you up-to-date with new events and courses.

Members get free places (as well as preferential rates for additional places) at many of our events and workshops. Please call Heidi Lizzimore, or a member of our events team, to find out more on +44 (0)20 7654 5000 or email us.


Our workshops will give you an in-depth understanding of a range of performance improvement techniques and tools. Workshops include programmes such as the EFQM Excellence Model and Lean Six Sigma.

Upcoming Workshops:

EFQM Excellence Model – Tuesday 28 March, Birmingham

Unconscious Bias – Thursday 30 March, BQF

Agile Strategy – Thursday 6 April, Huddersfield

Valuing Differences, Acknowledging Diversity – Tuesday 25 April, BQF


Our events encourage networking and best practice sharing, open to organisations of all sectors and sizes.

We run training, executive education and one day conferences delivered by expert consultants, business school academics and industry specialists who share the latest research in performance improvement.

Upcoming Events:

Kuehne + Nagel Site Visit: Improving the Production Line – Wednesday 24 May 2017

Kuehne + Nagel is delighted to open its doors to BQF members and non-members for an exclusive site visit in May.

An evening with Peter Wilkinson, MD of Passenger Services DFT – Tuesday 6 June 2017

Join us for a exclusive networking event with drinks and canapes for an evening with guest Peter Wilkinson, Director of Passenger Services, DfT.

Special Interest Groups

Our special interest groups are designed around a combination of learning and networking. They’re a chance for you to meet people from other organisations and businesses, share best practice and discuss current issues and trends. Find out more.

Upcoming Special Interest Groups:

People, Processes, Results: Using Lean to Enhance Performance – Friday 31 March, 2017

During this event we will hear from three different organisations, Telefonica, BT and Cummins on how implementing the Lean process has led to a collaborative effort across all levels of business, and was crucial in enhancing their organisations performance.


We can tailor all of our workshops and training courses to suit your specific needs and requirements.

Most of our training courses can be delivered in-house, depending on the number of delegates and the facilities available. Contact us for further details, call +44 (0)20 7654 5000 or let us contact you.

EFQM Excellence Model Training

Because we are EFQM’s UK Primary Partner we’re licensed to provide recognised EFQM training to help you understand and apply the model in your organisation.

Find out more.

Lean Six Sigma Training

Our Lean Six Sigma Academy training will help you to learn about Lean Six Sigma and how it can be used to improve efficiency and productivity.

Find out more.

Matthew Syed –Growth Mindset

A cutting edge thought leadership course, designed by high-performance and cultural change expert Matthew Syed and delivered by his accredited consultants in partnership with BQF.

Find out more.