A unique framework for improvement and assessment, providing any organisation with a roadmap to achieve high performance

The Investors in Excellence Standard combines the very best approaches to excellence, enabling organisations to
excel in the areas that matter most to the organisation, its customers, people and stakeholders.

Covering all performance areas, the Investors in Excellence framework guides improved achievements through effective and efficient leadership, resourcing and delivery.

The Standard is used by organisations, departments and teams both in the UK and around the world to identify what matters most and drive continuous improvement.


  • Improved all-round financial performance
  • Cost reduction and increased efficiency
  • Greater customer and people focus with increased satisfaction
  • Enhanced morale and increased people motivation
  • Market differentiation secured through external recognition

How we do this

Whenever possible, we will focus on your prioritised live issues, share good practice from other successful organisations and equip your people with practical and effective tools that can be used time and time again.

  • The identification and pursuit of what matters most to your organisation
  • Uniting all members of your team to achieve excellence
  • Adopting a common improvement framework and language
  • Utilising proven improvement tools and techniques
  • Access to expert support and a vibrant network of like-minded organisations


Outcomes are the fundamental evidence of whether improvement actions have succeeded. Our approaches enable you to put in place simple and effective measures to monitor consistently the results you are achieving.

  • Methodologies brought to life
  • Foundations and structures to support success
  • Confident, enthused, capable Project Managers, Sponsors and teams
  • Tools, techniques and templates that work
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