Organizational Assessments & Awards

2017 Governor’s Sterling Award and Sustained Excellence Recipients
Pictured from Left to Right:
Dr. Dawn Allicock – Director, Florida Department of Health in St. Johns County
Michael Eugene – Chief Operations Officer, Orange County Public Schools
Dr. Lillian Rivera – Administrator, Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County
Doug Kent – Administrator, Florida Department of Health in Bay County

The Sterling Council provides consulting services in all categories and facets of the Sterling Management System. Services include assessments, strategic planning, process management and team facilitation. These consulting services are to assist you in developing your management system and taking your organization, leaders, and employees to higher levels of performance. Sterling will work with you to match the right consultant to meet your education, training, and consulting needs.

We customize our organizational learning and consultation services by working with your teams to establish where you are on your path to operational excellence and determine a plan to bridge the gap.  Our customized training includes research and great practices that state and national role model organizations have used to improve the way they lead, manage, and measure success.

There are six robust assessment processes available in Florida and Georgia that use the Criteria for Performance Excellence and are used by all organizations regardless of size and sector:

Governor’s Sterling Sustained Excellence Assessment *
Governor’s Sterling Award and Georgia Oglethorpe Award*
Sterling Collaborative (non-competitive, 4 days with expert examiners collaborating with senior leaders)
Sterling Challenge (non-competitive, 5 days with an examiner team site visit)
Sterling Explorer (non-competitive, 2 days with a Sterling expert consultant)
Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence Assessment

* These assessments are reviewed by an independent panel of judges and if selected may be eligible for Governor’s Sterling, Georgia Oglethorpe, or Sustained Excellence Award recognition.