Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

The UQU Vice Presidency for Development and Entrepreneurship Provides Training for 200 Leaders to Boost their Cognitive Skills 


The UQU Vice Presidency for Development and Entrepreneurship concluded a training program organized for 200 academics that included deans, vice deans, heads of departments and a number of faculty members, to boost their cognitive skills.


Meanwhile, the UQU Vice President for Development and Entrepreneurship, Dr. Hani bin Osman Ghazi, valued the directives of the UQU President Prof. Abdullah bin Omar Bafail and the support he provided for all the activities and programs offered and embarked upon by the UQU Vice Presidency for Development and Entrepreneurship based on the strategic plans designed in line with the National Transformation Plan 2020 and the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.   


He explained that this program was held to boost the capabilities of the university affiliates, preparing them to enable the university achieve institutional accreditation. "These programs and courses are offered in collaboration with the Education Evaluation Commission," he expounded.  


Moreover, he pointed out that about 200 trainees benefited from the program. The trainees were from a number of fields related to the formulation of education outcomes of the programs, courses, field expertise and field reports, the assessment of the education outcomes, and the requirements needed to maintain the high quality of student guidance, the standards of quality assurance and accreditation of advanced programs as well as the specifications needed to achieve them, and the basics and principles of strategic planning to ensure and improve quality. He then lauded the efforts of the Dean of the University Development and Quality, Dr. Muhammad Thabit, and all the staff of the deanship who exerted great effort during the last four weeks to make these training programs a success. He also extended sincere thanks to the deans for their quick response and cooperation, and to all those who attended these training courses to benefit themselves and the university in the future.