QBS Indiana provides no cost and no obligation educational seminars and individual assistance through our Facilitator Program. The program provides confidential services designed to educate and assist owners with the selection of high quality professional services. Click here to request more information on these services.

User Guide

An in-depth look at the QBS process. Contains sample memos, forms, and schedules. Great for potential clients or firms needing assistance with the QBS process. Click on the link to download a user's guide. Download >



Access the User Guide forms directly with this link. Forms include: Preliminary Scope of Services, Sample Request for Statement of Qualifications, Schedule of Activities, Statement of Qualifications Evaluaiton, Qualifications Evaluation Summary, Reference Check, Sample Memo to Firms, Sample Interview Questions, Interview Evaluation, and a Sample QBS Award Nomination Form. Download >



A quick reference brochure featuring the benefits of using the QBS process, the QBS process itself, and why QBS is right for you and your project. A listing of national organizations that accept QBS is also included. Great for a quick introduction to the QBS process at trade shows or client meetings. Click on the icon to the left to download a brochure. Download >


National QBS Study

This study conducted by Drs. Chinowsky and Kingsley provides a quantitative analysis of the use of QBS, testing its
impact, relevance and implications in a number of ways. The researchers conducted an extensive survey of projects
and analyzed the impact of QBS on project outcomes. Project data was gathered from a stratified sample, randomly
drawn from geographically diverse projects. The study assessed cost, quality and other measurements. Download >