25 delegates from Faculty of Science & Technology (FST), Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) led by the Dean of FST, Prof. Dr. Norita Md Norwawi held a working visit to Quality Management Institute, UUM on 6 September 2015 to get some insights on quality management at UUM.
The delegates watched the UUM corporate video followed by a briefing session by the IPQ Director, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Haim Hilman Abdullah. The scope of the briefing given focused on sharing IPQ management practices in University projects like the 5S Quality Environment Practices, Innovative and Creative Circles, Self-Accreditation auditing, Strategic Plan of the University, ranking and rating.
The interest of delegates in learning the 5S quality environment practices can be seen during their visit session around the IPQ office space. Head of the delegates also expressed that FST, USIM should form 5S steering and implementation committee as practiced by IPQ in particular.
The delegates also visited U-Assist, SOC and UUM Gallery before departure. The Director of IPQ hopes that this visit can further enhance the bilateral relationship between FST, USIM and UUM as well as expand the network of cooperation in the form of training, exchange of ideas and sharing of expertise.