Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

The Technical Affairs, Quality and Development Unit

- 2021/04/29

Description of the Unit:

The Unit works on developing goals and drawing up and reviewing procedural policies. This is in order to develop the performance of the Deanship of Scientific Research by preparing and implementing the strategic plans of the deanship and developing them. The purpose of such steps is to ensure the spread of the culture of quality amongst the affiliates of the deanship and provide the necessary facilities for the staff to apply quality, document their work, and continuously collect data and information about the deanship's quality activities.

Objectives of the Unit:

  • Following up the implementation of the strategic plan of (the deanship, the university, and the Saudi Kingdom).
  • Participating in setting approval requirements for the projects funded by the deanship and ensuring the quality of the outputs according to the requirements of the vision of the university and the kingdom.
  • Exchanging expertise, spreading the culture of quality and being aware of its importance, and applying assessment programs.
  • Developing goals and drawing up and reviewing procedural policies to ensure the continuity of the quality of the offered services.
  • Evaluating the work performance in the deanship by designing and preparing forms for this purpose as well as using the necessary tools to check that quality is achieved.
  • Supporting the continuous improvement processes at the deanship to achieve the desired levels of quality.

Duties of the Unit:

  • Participating in developing the vision, mission, strategic objectives, and executive plans of the deanship and also documenting them.
  • Developing the organizational and administrative structure of the deanship.
  • Activating the Internal Quality Assurance System in the deanship to include all activities.
  • Setting mechanisms to activate the internal review of the deanship's activities.
  • Organizing workshops to achieve and ensure the quality of the deanship. Developing performance indicators (KPI's) to measure and follow up on the performance of the deanship and its affiliate units and centers.
  • Following up and reviewing the annual reports for the self-assessment of the deanship and making sure that every report is submitted on the required form and at the specified time.
  • Spreading the culture of quality at the level of the deanship.
  • Studying training requirements for the deanship members.
  • Submitting an annual report to the Dean of Scientific Research about the activity of the unit.

Contact Information:


Supervisor of the unit: Dr. Muhammad Hilmi Al-Mitwalli Al-Morsy

Email: [email protected]

Address: Deanship of Scientific Research Building, Umm Al-Qura University, Al-Abdiyyah, Makkah Al-Mukaramah.

Email of the deanship: [email protected]

Phone number: 00966125270000 Extension: 5088