Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Policies of the UQU Strategic Planning


- 2019/04/07

Strategic planning is very important as it determines the road map for the university in achieving its mission and objectives, as well as its vision over medium or long term periods of time.

Policies of the UQU Strategic Planning

No.

Policy Scope

Policy

Responsibility

1

Timeline

The strategic plan is developed over a period of three to five years, unless there are variables that require a change in that time period.

The duration of applying the strategic plan may be extended, if necessary, for a period to be determined by a decision of the person in charge.

UQU Vice President for Development and Entrepreneurship

Strategic Planning Unit

2

Elements and references of the strategic plan

The strategic plan of the university is drawn up in light of specific elements and references to achieve the university's mission and objectives. Such references should include, at least:

Saudi Kingdom's orientation toward higher education

Strategic plan of the Ministry of Education.

Development plan of the kingdom, in line with the strategic plan

Plan of the Emirate of Makkah Region

Specificity of the geographical region of Makkah

Results of the Blue Ocean analysis

Results of the university studies

UQU Vice President for Development and Entrepreneurship

Strategic Planning Unit

3

Participation of those who are interested

All internal and external 'stakeholders' are involved in the preparation of the strategic plan.

UQU Vice President for Development and Entrepreneurship

Strategic Planning Unit

4

Approval of the strategic plan

The strategic plan shall be adopted by the University Council.

UQU Vice President for Development and Entrepreneurship

Strategic Planning Unit

5

Executive plan

An operational plan shall be prepared for the programs and initiatives of the strategic plan, a time frame and target being set at each stage as well as the responsibilities and indicators of achievement.

UQU Vice President for Development and Entrepreneurship

Strategic Planning Unit

6

Declaration of the strategic plan

The strategic plan and the executive plan shall be published on the official website of the university in at least two languages, including the Arabic language.

The strategic and operational plan shall be distributed to all UQU units.

UQU Vice President for Development and Entrepreneurship

His Excellency UQU President

7

The strategic plan's relation to the organizational structure

The organizational structure of the university shall be reviewed in light of the updated strategic plan to demonstrate its achievement of the objectives of the plan. This review is also necessary to amend the organizational structure, if necessary, in light of its relevance to the achievement of the mission, objectives, and the strategic plan.

UQU Vice President for Development and Entrepreneurship

UQU Vice President

University Council

8

Follow-up

Progress in the implementation of the executive plan's programs and initiatives shall be followed up in relation to the strategic plan, and annual reports shall be prepared on the level of progress and the extent to which the targets have been achieved.

UQU Vice President for Development and Entrepreneurship

Strategic Planning Unit

 

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