Every Member of EFQM is entitled to a range of general benefits, which are described below in greater detail. These include the right to use our logo to advertise the importance of the Excellence drive within your organisation. Please click here to view logo guidelines.
EFQM connects to a wide number of active contacts worldwide through:
Each Member organisation has an assigned Account Manager to help you stay informed about any new and existing training courses, events, publications, etc. Your Account Manager is responsible for providing your organisation with the support you need on your journey to Excellence, this includes:
The Knowledge Base contains a wide range of content items available to every employee within your organisation to help you in your quest for Excellence. You will find in there:
EFQM Recognition provides opportunities for our Assessors to join one of the Assessment Teams for Committed to Excellence Assessment, Recognised for Excellence Assessment or EFQM Award Assessment. Being an EFQM Assessor is a unique learning opportunity, where your education continues also outside the training classroom. EFQM Assessments give you a chance to join international teams and obtain privileged insight into the daily business of high performing organisations. You gain better understanding of how the Model looks in action and what makes organisation excellent. As a Member, you always have the priority in the assessor selection process.
As a Member, you can enjoy lower prices for all our products and services:
Additional benefits depend on the Membership category of your organisation and which completes the membership offer.
A & B Members
These benefits will give you additional training options during your membership year. If you fall into ‘A’ or ‘B’ category, then you are one of our biggest members. Therefore, it is important for us to provide you with benefits which stand out from our generic offer. During your membership year, you will have an option to choose a free Member Workshop for up to 15 people*. This offer is based on the One Day Workshop, however it can and should be tailored to your specific needs, current priorities and maturity level. The workshop works best when the right people are involved. If you just joined EFQM, it is probably best that your Management Team is present. It will give your organisation the right start with the support of your Leadership, which is a crucial success factors for the overall EFQM initiative in your organisation. One of the outcomes of the typical workshop is a clear baseline position and action plan (or Engagement Plan), which will allow you to agree on the milestones and draw a possible path for your organisation to follow for the next 3 to 5 years.
If instead of the workshop you have the need to train your people, no problem! In this case, instead of the workshop we can offer you additional 20% discount (on top of the usual 20% member discount) on an in-company training for a group of 6 participants minimum.
This offer includes all classroom training courses in our portfolio: EFQM Assessor Training, EFQM Journey to Excellence, EFQM Leaders for Excellence or Internal Assessor Training. These courses are designed to give you the practical knowledge and tools you need to get the most from applying the EFQM Excellence Model.
In case you can’t make use of these benefits, please contact your Account Manager to investigate possible solutions.
If you are either ‘C’ category Member or you are one of our Additional Members (‘X’ category), in your membership year you can take advantage of an additional 20% discount on in-company training (on top of the usual 20% member discount) for all classroom training courses in our portfolio.
As a ‘D’ category member you belong to our SME community and you are entitled to 3 free seats to on-line training courses. These include: Basic Assessor Training, Online Assessment Training or any of the EFQM Knowledge Modules.
If you belong to the ‘Y’ category you are one of our educational institutions. As such all your employees and students can register for free of charge online Basic Assessor Training. The only restriction is that the registration must come from an official email address of your school or university.
EFQM is constantly on the lookout for new expert knowledge and subject matter experts to contribute to our Community. As a university, you can gain more visibility in the Excellence Community if you share with us your knowledge and expertise. Please contact us to discuss possible opportunities for cooperation.
For further details please visit the relevant sections of our website or contact us directly for more information. Click here to download our Membership brochure including summary of our Member benefits.
* The standard price for the One Day Workshop is €2.500, excluding travel & accommodation for the Trainer. For new A & B category members, there is no fee for the workshop but travel & accommodation costs must be covered.