Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

About the Vice Deanship of the College

- 2021/03/09


The Vice Deanship of the College for Development and Entrepreneurship is concerned with planning, managing, leading the process of development and quality, achieving the standards of academic accreditation and assessment in the educational and academic process in the academic departments, and controlling the quality system inside the college. It is also concerned with seeking to improve the standards of the college in the university in fields of quality and accreditation, presenting technical support to academic departments in fields pertaining to the vice deanship in collaboration with the supporting deanships in the university, following up college graduates, and seeking to include them actively in the development process.

Moreover, the vice deanship is concerned with developing the abilities of the academic staff and those of similar rank in the fields of quality, accreditation, academic skills, research and the use of technology. Additionally, the vice deanship coordinates with different community institutions under the auspices of the Dean of the College to achieve active partnerships that contribute in introducing high quality training and educative programs that meet the needs of the community and the requirements of the labor market.


To apply a comprehensive quality system, academic accreditation and human development by using advanced expertise and techniques, in addition to the optimal investment of the college's resources and potentials in education, research and community service.


  1. Updating the strategic plan of the college and following up its implementation.
  2. Preparing and updating the comprehensive organizational structure of the college.
  3. Preparing the tasks and responsibilities guide for the academic and administrative units of the college.
  4. Contributing to obtaining the institutional accreditation of the university.
  5. Obtaining national and international program accreditation for all the university's educational programs.
  6. Applying the comprehensive quality system to all college facilities.
  7. Providing training programs for the professional development of UQU faculty members.
  8. Using modern means of measurement and evaluation in the college.
  9. Providing specialized training courses / programs and seminars for governmental, private and community institutions.
  10. Developing scientific and research partnerships as well as consulting services with governmental and private institutions.
  11. Developing the academic and research expertise of faculty members.
  12. Providing training programs in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship.
  13. Promoting information technology infrastructure.